O mně

*1983, Brno, Česká republika

Je mladý fotograf z Brna, svérázný staromilec v klobouku a anglických polobotkách, tygr, kterého Svět stále tahá za vousy, běžec a neklidný romantik, vášnivý básník lidských příběhů, jejichž obrazy jsou rámovány čtvercem, tedy alespoň prozatím.   

O. Žižka

 

Education

  • 2017/ 2018 PhD student at Institute of Creative Photography, Silesian University, Opava, Czech Republic
  • 2010/ 2016 MFA in Photography, Institute of Creative Photography, Silesian University, Opava, Czech Republic
  • 2006/ 2010 BA in Photography, Institute of Creative Photography, Silesian University, Opava, Czech Republic
  • 2003/ 2008 MA in Education, Pedagogical Faculty, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic

Selection of solo exhibitions and publications

  • 2018 My name is Hungry Buffalo, Jiří Mahen library, Brno
  • 2017 My name is Hungry Buffalo, University Cinema Scala, Brno
  • 2017 Sight Lines, Pictura Gallery, Bloomington, Indiana
  • 2017 Sokol: The Loyal guard, Opera Gallery, Jiří Myron Theatre, Ostrava 
  • 2015 YOU: Never too close, published book for the You: Never too close show in NY
  • 2013 Brother, Steiner, Brno
  • 2012 The 2012 Portfolio Issue, SHOTS magazine no. 118, Portfolio published in this issue as the cover story
  • 2008 Portraits, Goose on the String Gallery, Theater Goose on the String, Brno
  • 2007 Gipsy Childhood, Slévárna Gallery, Brno
  • 2006 Shouted, Spolek Gallery, Brno

Selection of group exhibitions

  • 2017 Innere Gebiete, Institute of Creative Photography of the Faculty of Philosophy and Science of the Silesian University in Opava, Czech center in Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • 2017 Pictura Gallery at The Photography Show, AIPAD, NY, USA
  • 2016 Quarter of a Century. Institute of Creative Photography of the Faculty of Philosophy and Science of the Silesian University in Opava 1990 – 2015, Prague City Gallery, Prague
  • 2014 YOU: Never Too Close, Czech Center New York, New York, USA
  • 2010 Institute of Creative Photography, Silesian University in Opava, Linacre College, University of Oxford, Oxford
  • 2010 Chateau Gallery, Konice, Czech Republic
  • 2010 Lesley Nowlin Gallery, Austin, USA
  • 2009 Měsic ve dne, Česke Budějovice, Czech Republic
  • 2009 Trojka, Brno, Czech Republic
  • 2007 Second Cities, Košice, Slovakia

Selection of photographic work and projects

  • 2009/ 2018 Freelance photographer
  • 2015/2018 A good life of Mr. Benda, a feature documentary in coproduction with Czech television and Endorfilm independent film production company, screen play writer and directing together with Pavel Jurda
  • 2013/ 2015 Screen play writer for the Czech television (Já budu Einstenem!), Prague
  • 2009/ 2012 Photographer for FORUM 2000 foundation, Prague, Czech republic
  • 2008/ 2011 Photographer for Czech president’s office under Václav Havel, Prague, Czech republic
  • 2007/ 2008 Newspaper photographer, Brno, Czech republic

Curatorial projects

  • 2015 Karel Novák: Naturally, author of the book concept and curator, Biggboss publishing, 2015 
  • 2013 Jock Sturges – Karel Novák: Naturally, curator of photography exhibition for Moravian gallery in Brno
  • 2014 Jock Sturges – Karel Novák, curator of photography exhibition for the House of Arts in Bratislava during the Month of photography festival

Selection of workshops and lectures

  • 2017 Photographic workshop with Jindřich Štreit and Gabriela Kolčavová: Photographing in Czech isolated villages in distant mountainous areas in Banat vol. II , Romania
  • 2016 Photographic workshop with Jindřich Štreit and Gabriela Kolčavová: Photographing in Czech isolated villages in distant mountainous areas in Banat vol. I , Romania
  • 2011/ 2014 Photogenia, portrait and documentary workshops, Brno, Czech republic
  • 2014 Workshop of a social document with a special guest Jindrich Streit (rough rural reality in a small forgotten village Ruda)
  • 2014 Luminography with a guest Jan Pohribny
  • 2013 Portraiture and human body in photography with a special guest Jock Sturges
  • 2011/ 2014 Photography workshops and lectures for Moravian gallery in Brno, Brno, Czech republic
  • 2012/ 2015 A number of various workshops at Vila Tugendhat (by Mies van der Rohe), a UNESCO heritage, concentrating on understanding architecture – for children and adults
  • 2013/ 2014 Documenting lives of the Benedictine monks at the Benedictine Monastery Rajhrad (by J.B- Santini-Aichl)
  • 2012/ 2013 Photo school of Brno, portrait workshops, Brno, Czech republic

Collections

  • Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, USA
  • University of Maine Museum of Art
  • Private collections including Czech Republic, England, United States of America, Canada and Japan