Michal Novotný is director of Centre for contemporary art FUTURA in Prague and independent curator and writer. Since 2016 he is also part of the strategic conception team at PLATO Ostrava. Regular contributor to Flash Art, Art&Antiques, Artalk, Atelier, Labyrint and Fotograf magazines. AICA member since 2013. He initiated and is a jury member of VARP NY - Visegrad Artist in Residency residency program in New York.