Juraj Ďuriš (* 1992) was born in Nitra, in the place where he became interested in street art in 2007. He graduated from the Faculty of Arts in Brno and afterward completed his master’s studies at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava in the studio of professor Ivan Csudai in 2017. After finishing his internship in the Nova Galerie, he has continued to live and work in Prague. His works were part of solo and group exhibitions around the Czech Republic and Slovakia, moreover, he created many wall paintings e.g. in France, Spain, Portugal, Switzerland, the Netherlands, or Denmark.
Karolína Kohoutková (1974) is a Czech artist and pedagogue from Brno. The beginnings of her work have been influenced by the studies at the Secondary Textile School and since then she has been working with soft materials, perceiving its plasticity in connection with the human body and topics of innate and cultural identity.
Jiří Suchánek (1979) is a Czech audiovisual artist, musician, multimedia experimenter, and developer who will participate in a two-month residency stay within the project KAIR Košice Artist in Residence.
In the summer edition of Open Studios Night, our newest residency artists – Ognjen Tadić from Novi Sad, Serbia and Ana Gabelaia from Tbilisi, Georgia will introduce themselves.
Ana Gabelaia (*1991) is a Georgian curator who in 2015 received masters degree at the Tbilisi State Academy of Arts at the Department of the Contemporary Art Theory.
Ognjen Tadić (*1996) belongs to the upcoming generation of artists and currently is studying photography at the Academy of Arts at the University of Novi Sad.