Dušan Kochol founded and now directs and curates a photographic festival in Bratislava. The OFF_Festival Bratislava is held simultaneously with the Month of Photography and it enriches its program with a platform for fresh talents of the photography scene. For the seventh year, the mission of the event remains to provide a large-scale platform for the presentation and promotion of new artists working with the medium of photography. “As a director and chief curator of OFF_Festival Bratislava, I am always looking for new or emerging photographic talents for possible future collaborations.” Dušan Kochol graduated in Promotional Art Design from the School of Applied Arts, attended photography courses at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design and London College of Fashion. The Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts and Doctor of Philosophy degrees were completed at the Institute of Creative Photography, Silesian University in Czech Republic. As a contemporary artist, his projects have been exhibited in galleries and museums in Europe, Asia, North and South America.
As a director and chief curator of OFF_Festival Bratislava, I am always looking for young or emerging photographic talents for possible future collaborations.