While in his humble office at ArtMap we discussed: Artmap, Fotograf, Physical maps versus online, The photography market in Central Europe, Art for arts sake, Kathleen Ewing Gallery, Hemphill Fine Arts, Photography books, Handmade books, Art books, Book distribution, Book fairs, The need for artist to also be business people, Art school, Side hustles, and Publishing artists books.
Born in 1979 in Brno, Czech Republic. From 1993 to 1998 he worked as a stage designer and illuminator in the Studio of the Husa na provázku Theater (led by Eva Tálská). He graduated from high school in the field of mechanics and programmer of CNC machines, then he studied at the Faculty of Fine Arts of Brno University of Technology in the field of Video-Multimedia-Performance (Keiko Sei, R. Fajnor, P. Rónai). He is engaged in the implementation of interactive generative graphics and videos for live music performances (collaborated with musicians such as Michal Mariánek, Ensemble Marijan, Vít Zouhar) and the implementation of scenic video projections. He presented his work at festivals such as AUDIO ART Festival 2004 , Next Wave 2004,Entermultimediale 2005 . Since 2003 he has been involved in visual projects with directors Magdalena Švecová, Rocca Rappl , Jiří Nagy, Alena Vaňáková, Zdeněk Plachý, Roman Groszmann, Vladimír Morávek, Jiří Nekvasil, Tomáš Studený, JA Pitínský, Jiří Heřman. He also cooperates with theaters as a certified expert on media servers and Christie Pandoras Box check-in systems thanks to external cooperation with Art Lighting Production s .ro . He teaches at the Faculty of Fine Arts and the Department of Audiovisual Technologies and external lectures forMusic Faculty of Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts.
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