Maja Štefančíková

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Maja Štefančíková (1978) is a visual artist. From 2016 to 2018 she worked as an assistant lecturer in the Studio of Image/Sound/Text and Context at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava, where she had previously studied in the glass, sculpture and video studios. Since 2012 she has worked as the editor of the Slovak branch of the online art magazine The curatorial collective Café Utópia characterises her works as performative actions dealing with social phenomena such as work, institutions and the art world. She examines aesthetic experience, perception and memory, with a particular interest in testing the audience's awareness by using inconspicuous, often invisible, empty, silent or otherwise subversive input in an attempt to activate hidden levels of perception. She lives and works in Bratislava. (2020)