Rado Ištok (Slovakia/Sweden)
curator, researcher and editor based in Stockholm. He is a curator of art residencies and an exhibition at Nida Art Colony of Vilnius Academy of Arts (2018–2021) in the framework of 4Cs: From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture, and a project leader of Spaces of Care, Disobedience and Desire (2018–2020), a research project in collaboration with Marie-Louise Richards and Natália Rebelo, supported by artistic research funding from the Royal Institute of Art, Stockholm. He also participates in the research course Decolonizing Architecture at the Royal Institute of Art. Exhibitions include Other Visions (2018) at PAF festival, Olomouc; I’m fine, on my way home now at Allkonstrummet, Stockholm (2017) and Galleri Gerlesborg (2018); In the Sky When On the Floor (2016) at Galleri Mejan, Stockholm; Finding Neverland (2015) at Entrance Gallery, Prague; and Liquid Horizons (2019) at tranzit.sk in Bratislava. Editorial work includes Decolonising Archives (2016) for L’Internationale Online, Queer Scandinavia (2015) for A2, and the publication of Jacqueline Hoàng Nguyễn Crating the World (2019).
As part of Re–Directing: East Designing Futures curatorial residency Rado Ištok took part in the East European–North African–Middle East Forum on 9 June 2019 at Biennale Warszawa.