Barbora Šajgalíková

Barbora Šajgalíková

She graduated from architecture at the Vienna University of Technology and visual communication at the Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava. She completed her PhD studies at the Department of Architecture of the Academy of Fine Arts under the supervision of Professor Vašek. She specialises in graphic design and stage design.
 
During her studies, she had internships at the Jean Nouvel studio in Paris and smaller studios in Washington, DC and Vienna. Then she became a partner in the Bratislava studio ORA architekti (architects).
 
She worked as a designer for VLNA, ARCH and Slniečko magazines. As a freelance columnist, she collaborated with Denník N and ARCH magazine.
 
She is the author of numerous posters - in addition to the Slovak National Theatre; she has created posters for productions for the Aréna Theatre, Astorka Theatre, Nová Scéna, Andrej Bagar Theatre in Nitra, Jozef Gregor Tajovský Theatre in Zvolen, Studio 12, Jan Palárik Theatre in Trnava, as well as for exhibitions at the Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava, Ľudovít Fulla Gallery in Ružomberok, Zoya Gallery, and others.
 
She is the author of over a hundred book covers for the publishing houses Inaque, Vlna, Marenčin PT, Slovart and Petrus. She is the author of the logo of the Slovak Arts Council and the visual design of the show Večera s Havranom for RTVS, and the spatial design of the Kornel Földvári Library for the Slovak National Gallery.
 
She also collaborated with Katarína Bajcurová on the design of the exhibitions Filla/Fulla The Artist’s Fate (2018) and the retrospective exhibition Laco Teren / Nothing Can Stop Us! (2019) at the Slovak National Gallery and Pinacoteca (Picture Gallery) at Zoya Gallery (2019).
 
She has created stage designs for RTVS (Večera s Havranom, Od veci, both 2013), productions directed by Matúš Bachynec Pasca na myši [Mouse Trap], DJGT 2018), Nevera [Infidelity] (Studio 12, SND 2018), Matky [Mothers] (DJP, 2019), Meno [The Name] (DAB, 2019), Hriech/Její pastorkyňa [Sin / Her Stepdaughter] (SND, 2020), Milada (SND, 2020), Vlastníci [The Owners] (DAB, 2020), Kým prídu Stouni [Till the Stones Come...] (SND, 2022), Tisícdeväťsto [One Thousand Nine Hundred] (DNS, 2022), she created stage designs for Marek Mokoš's productions of Denník Anny Frankovej [The Diary of Anne Frank] (SND, 2020) and Zuzanka Hraškovie / Dido and Aeneas (SND, 2021), and for Roman Polák's production of Ďakujem, že si ma zabil [Thank You for Killing Me] (Astorka, 2022).
 
She has been working at the Slovak National Theatre since 2016, since 2018 as the Head of the Visual Communication Department and since February 2021 as the Director of Communications of the Slovak National Theatre.