Palo Fabuš

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Palo Fabuš. Photo: Luboš Svoboda. [1]
Born Ilava, Slovakia
Lives in Prague, Czech Republic

Palo Fabuš (1983) is a critic and theorist based in Prague.

Palo Fabuš studied applied informatics at the Faculty of Informatics, Masaryk University in Brno, Media Studies at the Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University in Brno, sociology at the Faculty of Philosophy, Charles University in Prague, and philosophy at the Ruhr Universität in Bochum. Since 2009 he is an editor of Umělec magazine and since 2011 he has been editor-in-chief. Currently, he teaches at the Centre of Audiovisual Studies, FAMU in Prague, and in the MA Fine Art programme at Prague College.

In 2004-2005 Palo Fabuš was editor-in-chief of IM6 magazine. He was curator of Zoom festival in 2005 and 2006, worked as an editor of Literární noviny between 2005-2008 and co-founded Jlbjlt in 2007. He taught at the Department of Media Studies and Journalism at Masaryk University in Brno and has given guest lectures at Czech and Slovak art schools. After seven years of living in Brno, he moved to Prague in 2009.

His writings were published by the Slovak and Czech print and online media. In 2017, he published a book Přednáška o vznikavosti together with poet Luboš Svoboda. His interest in new media has evolved into research of wider contemporary culture from the perspective of sociology and philosophy of media and technology. His research centers these days mostly on the relationship of digital ecology and the human condition. (2019)




  • Umělec, Prague: Divus, since 2011.

Book chapters, essays

(in Czech if not stated otherwise)

  • "A Riddle of Missing Genre", in Linear Manual, ed. Martin Kohout, TLTRPreß, and Olomouc: PAF, 2012. (English)
  • "Pavla je mutant", Umělec CZ 1 (2013), pp 32-35.
    • "Pavla is a Mutant", Umělec EN 1 (2013), pp 32-35. (English)
  • "Orbis Pictus macht frei", Umělec 1 (2014). ,(English)
  • "Hold Your Horses", 2019. Text for the exhibition Hold Your Horses by Lucia Dovičáková in Galéria Medium, Bratislava, 28.8.–22.9.2019. (Slovak)