B Katarína Balážiková W www.balazikova.com E
I am a graphic designer from Bratislava. I am a founder of Open Design Network and co-founder of Open Design Studio, an NGO that focus on addressing critical topics with visual communication tools and approaches issues from diverse social and political aspects. Few years ago she started teaching at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava her own course called "Critic - Critical Practice in Graphic Design", teaching students of visual communication about critical approach and how to develop their own critical projects that are reflecting social environment. She is also author, developer and designer of Critical Daily. She also wants to present graphic design as an open platform for development of critical practice by organizing workshops, exhibitions, lectures, talks or individual projects.