Michal Novotný studied art history and philosophical anthropology at Charles University in Prague. Independent curator and art critic, since 2011 chief curator and director of Centre for contemporary art FUTURA Prague. Editor for gallery section in A2 magazine, regular contributor to Flash Art, Artalk, Atelier, Labyrint, Fotograf. Curatorial research projects and residencies at: Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans; Villa Arson, Nice; Contemporary Art Museum, Rijeka; Independent Curators International, New York; Design Cloud, Chicago. Recent exhibition projects include A Glass of Water in cooperation with FRAC Lorraine, 2013, Centre for contemporary art FUTURA, Prague and this years retrospectiveof Harun Farocki and Zbyněk Baladrán, 2013, Centre for contemporary art FUTURA, Prague as much as series of exhibitions in Czech Centres in Paris, Milan and Rotterdam throughout 2015.