Rado Ištok is Curator of the Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Gallery in Prague, Czech Republic, and a PhD candidate at the Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna, Austria. In addition to co-curating exhibitions such as the biennale Matter of Art, Prague (2022) and the European Cooperation Project 4Cs: From Conflict to Conviviality through Creativity and Culture, Nida Art Colony, Vilnius, Lithuania (2018–2020), Rado writes and edits widely. He contributes to numerous international art journals as well as academic publications, most recently to Cultures of Silence: The Power of Untold Narratives (Routledge 2023) edited by Luísa Santos.

Photography credit: Tereza Havlínková