Michal Novotny currently works in Prague, Czech Republic as an independent curator and art critic. Last year he prepared the international video exhibition, Untitled, for the French Institute in Prague and for the Czech Centre in Paris. Currently, Novotny is finishing a collective show about labor in art for the Futura Contemporary Art Centre in Prague, working on the development of an exhibition that will introduce an emerging Parisian art scene to the Czech public. After a year-long collaboration with the French artist Amande In, he is curating her retrospective at the Brno Culture Center and her solo exhibition, Forest For The Trees, at the Gallery of the Australian National University in Canberra. Novotny holds degrees in both Philosophy and Art History from Charles University in the Czech Republic.