Richard Kitta

- Slovakia -

Richard Kitta (* 1979, Košice, Slovakia) is a multimedia artist, poet, publisher, culture activist and university teacher. He is an author of 2 poetry books – The Land of Secret Amphibians – poems in p(r)ose (Vienala, 2004) and Invention of the Rainbow (VSSS, 2006). Nowadays, he is mainly interested in creating of interactive objects, screenings and environments as well as visual poetry. Since 2012 he runs the continuous visual poetry open project – New Poetry Forms.

Since 2009 he is editor-in-chief of ENTER art magazine. In 2010 he co-founded with representatives of literary initiatives – European House of Poetry Košice (EdpK). He is also artistic director of DIG gallery for contemporary media arts which is the first of its kind in Slovakia. As a teacher he works in the New Media Studio at Faculty of Arts TU Košice.