Music Journalism & culture & curationnnnn

• 01/2019 - tape sync - Foreign Policy podcast; NPR Throughline
• 06-12/2018 - Easterndaze x Berlin 2018: a series of four audiovisual nights, connecting Berlin-based and Eastern European collectives and labels at leading Berlin venues (OHM, Arkaoda, Urban Spree), supported by Musicboard Berlin - concept, curation
• 03/2018 -  Production, Reproduction and Preservation of pre-1989 Eastern European Music, lecture, Sorbonne University, Paris
• 10/2017 - present Soundwalk field recordings workshop + concerts, Central European University Budapest
• 07/2017 - lecture, University of the Arts (UdK), Berlin
• 06/2017 - Documenta 14 - creation of a special radio/sound art piece for Savvy Funk @ Documenta
• 02-04/2017 – present - academic podcasting workshop – creative consultant, Central European University, Budapest
• 2017 - present – UMCSEET – Unearthing The Music Creative Sound and Experimentation Under European Totalitarianism research associate
• December 2014 - present, SHAPE (Sound, Heterogeneous Art and Performance in Europe) - a Creative Europe supported pan-European programme for innovative music and audiovisual arts (participating festivals include leading electronic arts festivals including CTM Festival in Berlin, TodaysArt in the Hague and Unsound Festival in Krakow) - position: social media manager, PR & communications, content manager
• 2010 - present - Easterndaze (An Exploration of Up-and-Coming Eastern European Music) – creation of website, series of concerts, sampler, music curation (eg at UH Fest in Budapest, Moonride Festival in Košice, Next Festival in Bratislava), etc
• October 2016 - CEU Soundwalk - workshop & presentation at Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (concept & organisation)
• September - October 2016 - Easterndaze x Berlin 2016 - curation of a 10-day-long event series consisting of concerts with Berlin and Eastern European labels/collectives at Silent Green and series of music film documentaries at Lichtblick Kino (curation & concept)
• April - June, 2015 - Easterndaze: DIY Music TopographiesOFF Biennale Budapest, 2015 – curation of a series of events focused on music and visual aesthetic of Central and Eastern European collectives and labels at Higgs Gallery in Budapest as part of the OFF Biennale
• October 2014 - Baba Vanga night, Curation of an evening at UH Fest, Budapest
 July 2012 - present - music selector, Eastaste (music licensing)
 2012 - 2013, music curator, Exteritorry compilation, Strefa Szarej label and gallery, Poland • 2011 - music curation of a concert evening as part of the Sperm Festival, Prague
• 2010, 2011 - music curation of a concert evening as part of the Moonride Festival, Košice, Slovakia
• 2010 - present - co-founder Easterndaze (An Exploration of Emerging Eastern European Music) - music website, series of concerts, compilations, radio shows, music curation)
• 05/2008 - 12/2009 - Centre of Audiovisual Studies, TV and Film School (FAMU) at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague - research assistant
• 08/2009-present –, London, UK – creation, production, execution of radio shows
• 04/2009-present – Radio Wave (Czech Radio), Prague – own shows “Kumšt” about Slovak cultural scene and "Vychodiska" about Eastern European music (part of Easterndaze)
• 10/2008 – 2010 - - user-generated arts and culture website focused on Prague, concept, editorial
• 2007 – 2008 – Sperm Festival, Prague – part of organizing team
• 2007 – PR for New New! 2007 Festival (audio-visual festival), Brno, Czech Republic press, radio, social media

• January - April 2013 - Baba Vanga events, series of concerts presenting Viennese electronics/synth scene alongside Czech electronic/experimental/lofi acts and with visuals, concept and organisation, Berlinskej Model Gallery and with support of the Austrian Cultural Forum in Prague
 contributing writer: Flash Art, Dazed & Confused Digital, The Quietus, POSTmatter, Digicult, Electronic Beats, Bant, Dorfdisco Berlin, New York Press, Eurozine, Literární noviny (Literní Noviny), Xmag Magazine, Beast, The Quietus, Ad Hoc

Talks, lectures, moderation

 • "Between Underground and Official Spaces" & "Punk, Counterculture, DIY & Opposition" - moderation of panels about Eastern European underground during communism, UMCSEET Conference, Lisbon, Portugal
• DIY or DIE: Is Bartleby Dead in the Post-Digital Age? @ No Music Festival, Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW), Berlin, November 2017
• Sex and Broadcasting @ Soundwatch Film Festival, Berlin, November 2017
• Gender, electronic music and the Iron Curtain @ TodaysArt Festival, The Hague, September 2017
Manele & the Outernational Condition, audiovisual lecture at Berlin University of the Arts, UdK Berlin, July 2017
• Easterndaze @ Norient Musik Film Festival, Bern, Switzerland, 2017 – video section
• The Way of DIY Labels (panel concept and moderation), Budapest Showcase Hub, 2016
• Not Your World Music panel moderation (UH Fest, Budapest 2016)
Easterndaze: DIY Sonic Topographies in Central and Eastern Europe @ CTM Festival, Berlin 2016
Talk with Rabih Beaini @ UH Fest, Budapest 2015
• Why Curation Will Save The Music Industry; WOMEX, Budapest, 2015 (panel talk)

Sound art/music performances

Cafe Oto (London), UH Fest (Budapest), Fluc (Vienna), AU (Vienna), Rhiz (Vienna), West Germany (Berlin), Porub U Rexu (Belgrade), Madre Contemporary Art Museum (Naples), OCCII (Amsterdam), Next Festival (Bratislava), UH Festival (Budapest)

2013 – present ; organising events and live music concerts in Prague, Bratislava, Budapest, Belgrade, Berlin, Kosice, etc (among others, supported by the Austrian Cultural Forum)

• 2014 - 2016 - Random Walk, animation – interviews with refugees living in Hungary
• March 2012 - curation of the Exterritory compilation, Audiotong
• 2009 - The Iconograpy of Masks Festival, London (film – interviews)
• May 10 - June 22, 2008 -
CZ_Tech, Hack.Fem.East, Kunstraum Bethanien Berlin (installation)

July - September 2008 – Krumlov Story, artist-in-residence, Jatka Projekt (installation, performance)

creative based cooperation: Indiegogo

member of jury: Vinyla independent music award in Czech Republic, Radio_Head Awards Slovak new music award by Slovak Radio

Cultural Journalism Residence awarded by the Romanian Cultural Institute, 2014 

Step Beyond Travel Grant awarded by the European Cultural Foundation, 2017 


• 2009 - present - Czech Literature Portal - translator into English
• 2008 – Zlín in New York, presentation of the city of Zlín at the Czech Center in
New York
, translation of all accompanying materials  
• 2008 - Uz jsme doma in USA – translation of a tour diary of a rock band  
• 2007 - Visible Woman, collection of cultural and political texts for  


2006 - Master of Arts /MA/ in Electronic Culture and Semiotics, Charles University, Prague - thesis: Sampling: From Regression to Transgression of Listening
2004 - Bachelor of Arts /BA/ in Politics and Society, Anglo-American University, Prague, thesis: Bloody Mary and Přímá Cesta: A Comparative Study of Czech Anarchist Feminist Zines