Mira Keratová

(*1977, Banská Bystrica, Slovak Republic)

Mira Keratová is an art historian and curator. She graduated at the Philosophical Faculty of Comenius University in Bratislava and completed her Ph.D. at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava. She lectured at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Brno University of Technology. Currently, she works as an independent curator and a curator at the Central Slovakian Gallery in Banská Bystrica. Her focus is on contemporary art postdisciplinary practices, as well as performative art of the 1960s and 1970s, and the Eastern European neo-avantgarde. Her recent curatorial projects include extensive, research-based exhibition and publication formats with works of Ján Budaj and Temporary Society of Intense Experience (Working Memory, tranzit, Bratislava 2009 – 2015 and Central Slovakian Gallery, Banská Bystrica 2015); Stano Filko (POST-BIGSF BANGSF ARTSF, A Terrible Beauty Is Born, 11. Biennale de Lyon 2011; …IN – 5. 4. 3. D. ..., Fondazione Morra Greco, Napoli 2014; HYDROZOA, SSG B. Bystrica, since 2017); Ľubomír Ďurček (Situational Models of Communication, SSG, B. Bystrica 2012 and Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava 2013); Peter Bartoš (Situations 1945 – 2014, Secession, Wien 2014; Environmental Aesthetics, Fondazione Morra Greco, Napoli 2019); Michal Moravčík (United We Stand, Divided We Fall, SSG, B. Bystrica, and New Synagogue, Žilina 2018), among others.