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Monika Mitášová is a curator, critic and theoretician of architecture. She studied architecture at the polytechnics in Bratislava, Slovakia. Her Ph.D. thesis focused on “Text and Space: Contemporary Writing in/on Architecture” (2002), concerning the work of John Hejduk, Daniel Libeskind, Peter Eisenman and Jennifer Bloomer. Monika Mitášová served as curator of the Architecture Collection at the Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava, and taught contemporary theory at schools of architecture in Bratislava, Liberec and Prague. In 1995/96 and in 2009/10 she received a Fulbright Visiting Scholar fellowship at UCLA in Los Angeles and Columbia University, respectively. Her books include the anthology Prostor a jeho člověk [Space and Its Man, co-edited with the writer Michal Ajvaz and the cognitive scientist and philosopher Ivan M. Havel (Prague: Vesmír, 2005), in Czech]. Currently she teaches at Trnava University in Slovakia and is completing research on contemporary Czech and Slovak architectural writing at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague.

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