Residency Unlimited

Meet Over Lunch: A presentation by Martina Bábinová

View of the exhibition: Žofia Dubová - Somewhere Between Place and Painting, 2023, ©Ernest Zmeták Art Gallery

Monday November 27, 2023 | 1:00 – 2:00pm

Location: Residency Unlimited
360 Court Street (main green church doors), Brooklyn NY 11231 (map)

Martina Bábinová is a Slovak curator currently in residency at RU. During her presentation, the audience will find out about her activities at the Ernest Zmeták Art Gallery in Nové Zámky, where she currently works as a curator of contemporary art and gallery educator. Martina will introduce the gallery’s focus, concept, and vision. These attributes define the gallery’s identity and contribute to its role as a cultural institution within the Slovak art scene. Martina will also provide insights into her curatorial practice and showcase exhibitions she has curated in recent years. Furthermore, she will discuss educational projects she is involved with and that bridge the gap between art and community.

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Meet Over Lunch: A presentation by Martina Bábinová


Martina Bábinová is a curator, art historian, and art educator who is based in Nové Zámky, Slovakia. She graduated with a Master’s Degree in art history from Comenius University in Bratislava in 2016. Since then, she has been working at the Ernest Zmeták Art Gallery in Nové Zámky. Throughout the years, she has been responsible for a diverse range of tasks, including curating exhibitions of contemporary art, creating and implementing art education programs for various target audiences, managing social media, managing the gallery’s collection, coordinating concerts featuring classical and contemporary music and organizing other cultural events.


This program benefits from the support of the Consulate General of Slovak Republic in NY, Malý Berlín and the Slovak Arts Council.

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