Zuzana Husárová

bio

As an academic, I teach mostly American Literature, Electronic Literature at Comenius University in Bratislava – Faculty of Education, Department of English Language and Literature. I also teach externally on electronic literature and digital fiction at Masaryk University, Theory of Interactive Media in Brno and on performative poetics at Institut fuer Sprachkunst at Universitaet fuer angewandte Kunst in Vienna. I hold a PhD in Literary Studies from the Institute of World Literature at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava. From January until June 2011, I did my research and co-taught as a Fulbright scholar at MIT – Writing and Humanistic Studies in Cambridge, USA. With Bogumila Suwara, I co-edited an international collective monograph on electronic literature and its theoretical reception in Central Europe: V sieti strednej Európy: nielen o elektronickej literatúre (In Central European Network: not only about electronic literature) in 2012, with María Mencía I co-edited an international publication ENTER+Repurposing in Electronic Literature in 2014 (English & Slovak versions).
I am the author of experimental literature across various media and with Ľubomír Panák have created interactive literary pieces (Enter: in’ Wodies, I: *ttter, Obvia Gaude, BA-Tale, Pulse), published at www.delezu.net. I am the author with Amalia Roxana Filip of transmedia projects liminal and lucent (visual poetry book, sound poetry and live performances at www.liminal.name) and with Olga Pek of an origami book Amoeba, published by The Literary Pocket Book in UK. I collaborate with four artists on a multimedia performance Phenomena Research and am member of TŘYIE collective (with SJ Fowler and Olga Pek).
My theoretical and creative works have been published in a number of European and American journals. My interactive works were exhibited at various events and venues, among them AXIOM – Center for New and Experimental Media in Boston, Waterman´s Centre in London, EPC@20 – Electronic Poetry Center.
I performed with my sound poetry or interactive projects at Literaturhaus Wien, Secession Gallery, Schule fuer Dichtung, Huellkurven event, Hutraum (Vienna), Literaturwerkstatt (Berlin), Festina Lente Festival, And Now festival (Paris), Camaradefest, E-Poetry (London), North Wales International Poetry Festival (Bangor), Ha!wangarda (Krakow), 3durch3 (Frankfurt, Kassel), Babelsprech (Weimar, Jena), Prague Microfestival, Cafe Neu Romance (Prague), Last Chance Saloon (Linz), Ars Poetica (Bratislava) and at other cultural events and venues in Europe.