Photographer and Visual Story Teller based in Prague.


2022–2025 Ph.D. in progres, Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art University of West Bohemia

1982 M.A. FAMU–Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague / Department of Photography

1972 Higher Professional and Secondary Technical School of Graphics, Prague Department of Photography


2022–present Head of the Photography Department Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art University of West Bohemia

2015–2022  Academic assistant Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art University of West Bohemia 

1992–2014  Head of the Photography Department Higher Professional and Secondary Technical School of Graphics, Prague 


2021 “Chevalier de L’ordre des arts et des lettres” by the French Ministry of Culture 

2021 nomination for Czech Grand Design for the visual campaign for the National Theater, Prague 

2019 shortlisted “2019 PhotoBook Awards, Aperture and Paris Photo” for the book Evokativ 

2019 nomination for Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize for exhibition Evokativ 

2019 “Photographer of the Year 2019” Association of Profesional Photographers, Prague 

2019 “The book of the year 2019“ Association of Profesional Photographers, Prague 

2017 “Photographer of the Year 2017” Association of Profesional Photographers, Prague 

2017 Vienna Photo Book Festival for the dummy Černé roky (The Black Years) 


2024 – T-CLUB by

2022 – Supersonico by 

2019 – EVOKATIV by

2017 – Černé roky (The Black Years) by nakladatelství wo-men


2024 Galerie Valchařská, Brno | Supersonico 

2023 Galerie Kupé, Opava | Jdu nocí 

2022 PHotoESPAÑA, Madrid | T club  

2022 FotoFest Participating Spaces, First Unitarian Universalist Church of Houston |The Photographer as Dissident  

2022 Risa Efau , Motoren Halle, Dresden | Hol mich ab wenn du nach Hause gehts 

2021 Dům umění České Budějovice | Ach 

2021 Uhelný Mlýn, Libčice | Jako když tygr spí  

2019 Les Rencontres d’Arles, Église Sainte-Anne | Evokativ  

2018 EMOP Berlin, Czech Centre Berlin | Schwarze Jahre  

2018 Galerie Fotografic, Prague | Kimochi: Postele a pokoje 

2018 Brussels, Prague House | Always Astonished 

2017 Ostrava Photo | It keeps pouring, I’ll keep sleeping 

2017 Sol Mednick Gallery Philadelphia | Trans_fusion 2 

2015 Czech Centre, New York | Trans_fusion 1 

2015 Galerie Fiducia, Ostrava | Demiurgs – Preview 

2014 Muzeum a Pojizerská Galerie, Semily | Life 

2014 Ateliér Josefa Sudka, Praha | Ziellos

2013 Month of photography Bratislava | Different Language 

2012 Galerie 1.patro, Prague | Anamnesis 

2008 Galerie 5.patro, Prague | Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back


2023 Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem | Surreall 

2023 Walker Art Center, Minneapolis | Multiple Realities: Experimental Art in the Eastern Bloc, 1960s–1980s 

2023 Kunsthalle Prague Bohemia | History of an Idea 1950–2000 curator Russel Fergusson 

2023 Between Bridges, Berlin | One Day these Kids, with Karol Radziszewski 

2020 Ujazdowski Castle Center, Warsaw | The Power of Secrets 

2013 GHMP Městská knihovna, Praha | Inner Circle In Contemporary Czech Photography 

2008 Galerie Langhans, Praha | Them & At Night 

2000 Galerie Esther Woerderhoff, Paris | The Photography For The Children   


The Evocative Years”,  Alistair O’Neill, Aperture 239, 64–71, 2020

The 2019 PhotoBook Awards Shortlist”,Aperture, 2019  

Top 10 photography shows of 2019”,The Guardian, 2019 

Their Bodies Were Weapons: Dissident Photographers of the 1980s”,New York Times, 2019  

Libuse Jarcovjakova, journal intime d’une Tchécoslovaque opprimée”,Le Monde, 2019