Three cultural experts were invited to join, follow and comment the Culburb project.
an art historian and art critic, holding a PhD from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest. She lives and works in Budapest and in Long Island, USA.Since 1987 she has been working at the Research Institute for Art History of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, recently as a senior research fellow. Her main interest concerns modern and contemporary Russian, Eastern and Central European art, gender issues, public art, conceptual art and art theory in the time of transition in the post-socialist countries. She has published numerous essays on these topics as well as she has participated in different international conferences. Her recent book entitled Cultural Cross Dressing. Art in the Ruins of Socialism, Argumentum, Budapest, 2009 (in Hungarian). She is editor of the anthology Transitland. Video art from the Central and Eastern Europe 1989-2009, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, 2009.
a cultural theorist, author and curator of exhibitions in the fields of architecture and art. She has inter alia realised projects on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Development, for Linz - European Capital of Culture 2009, Architekturzentrum Wien, Kunsthalle Wien, Secession, Künstlerhaus Wien and the European Union-India Economic Cross Cultural Programme. In 2003 and 2005, she curated the Austrian contributions to the Architecture Biennale in Sao Paulo; between 1998 and 2005, she conducted several projects in Southeast Asia. Recent projects include the exhibition “REALSTADT. Wishes Knocking at Reality’s Door” in Berlin and „Generationenstadt“ at the kunsthaus muerz. Selected publications: “REALSTADT. Wishes Knocking at Reality’s Door”, “Wann begann temporär?“, “LINZ TEXAS. A City Relates”, “Import Export: Cultural Transfer Mumbai - Vienna - Berlin“, “Reserve der Form“, “Performative Materialism“, “Capital & Karma“, “Trespassing - Shaping Spatial Practices“; author for architecture periodicals like ARCH+, Bauwelt and books. International lecturer and teacher.
a critic, curator and art historian. He is based in Prague. He worked as a curator in The National Gallery in Prague (1997-2002), and was a research fellow at The Museum of Modern Art in New York (2000). Since 2003 he teaches at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. He is a board member of tranzit.cz. His publications include anthology Primary Documents; A Sourcebook for Eastern and Central European Art since the 1950s., which he edited with Laura Hoptman, (2002), and numerous catalogue essays and magazine articles. He is a reviewer for Lidové noviny daily newspaper.Tomáš Pospiszyl will follow Prague-Psáry and Ljubljana-Zalog.