Rado Ištok

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Rado Ištok is a curator, writer and editor. He is a curator of the Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Gallery in Prague. In 2018-2020 he was the curator of the European cooperation project 4Cs: From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture at the Nida Art Colony of the Vilnius Academy of Arts, Lithuania, and was the project leader of Spaces of Care, Disobedience and Desire (2018-2021), a discursive research platform in collaboration with Marie-Louise Richards and Natália Rebelo.

Recent exhibitions include Ala Younis: High Dam: Modern Pyramid (2020) at VIPER Gallery in Prague; The Spectral Forest (2020) at Nida Art Colony, Lithuania; Dalibor Bača: Behind the Scenes (2020) at the Gallery of Modern Art in Hradec Králové; Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn: Black Atlas (2019) at Július Koller Society in Bratislava; Liquid Horizons (2019) at tranzit.sk in Bratislava; Other Visions (2018) at PAF - Festival of Film Animation in Olomouc; and I'm fine, on my way home now (2017) at Allkonstrummet, Stockholm. His editorial work includes the exhibition catalogue The Spectral Forest (2021) and the e-publication Dwelling on the Threshold (Nida Art Colony, 2020). He co-edited the book Crating the World (Athénée Press, 2019) with Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn and the e-publication Decolonising Archives (L'Internationale Online, 2016) with L'Internationale. (2021, 2023)