Caroline Krzyszton

(*1983, Metz, France)

Caroline Krzyszton is a curator and the director of FUTURA, Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague, in Czech Republic. For many years she has been the curator and project manager of Karlin Studios (Futura’s second venue in Prague), where she presented numerous group exhibitions with Czech and international artists, later mainly focusing on a closer form of collaborations with artists in the frame of large scale solo exhibitions. For three years the gallery's program has been especially focused on Central European art scene, trying to become the first platform for artists and curators from this area / or reflecting on these regional problematics. The local or contextual approach is indeed a strong aspect of the curatorial line of Caroline Krzyszton, dealing with memory and site-specific situations, often connected with performative gesture. Among her recent projects we can mention solo exhibitions from Markéta Othová (2015), Jan Nálevka (2016), Zsolt Tibor (2016), Petr Pavlenski (2016), Piotr Bosacki (2017), Gizela Mickiewicz (2017), Dominik Gajarský (2017), Adam Ulbert (2017), András Cséfalvay (2018),  Klára Hosnedlová (2018), Martin Piaček (2018), Wojciech Kosma (2019), Katarina Hruskova (2019), Dorota Gawęda and Eglė Kulbokaitė (2019), Markéta Magidová (2019), Daria Melnikova (2019). Since 2019 she is also responsible for FUTURA’s exhibition dramaturgy, where she curates several projects per year and coordinates many others together with invited curators. The exhibition program, in close collaboration with FUTURA’s residency, is often dedicated to new production from international artists with the help of a growing network of arts and crafts workers and institutions in the country.