Jan Martinec

EDUCATION

  • High school - SSUPŠ Zámeček Plzeň 
    Pilsen, Czechia | sep. 1999 - July 2003
    Fine arts, sculpting and stone restoration program
  • Pedagogical Faculty of South Bohemian University - Master Degree 
    Budweis, Czechia | sep. 2005 - July 2010
    Teaching of arts for art schools program.
  • Escola Superior Artística do Porto - Bachelor Degree
    Porto, portugal | sep. 2012 - feb. 2013
    Student of semestral international exchange program (Erasmus). Fine arts department of ESAP Porto.
  • Academy of Art Architecture and Design - Master of Arts 
    Prague, Czech Republic | sep. 2010 - Sep. 2015
    Fine Arts department, Supermedia studio of Academy of Art Architecture and Design in Prague.

PROJECTS

  • Návštěva - contemporary videoart platform
    Czechia and Slovakia | oct. 2015 - 2017
    Návštěva was an independent project aiming to present contemporary art in relation to contemporary society through organising screenings and publishing interviews with artists. Founder and active producer together with Juliana Hoschlova.
  • Stolen Fire - Independent contemporary art space, Quanzhou, China.
    China | oct. 2017 - 2018 | website: https://stolen-fire-space.tumblr.com/
    Non-profit art space project aimed on mediating cultural exchange and video art promotion in China, Quanzhou.

SELECTED SOLO AND GROUPS EXHIBITIONS & SCREENINGS

  • 2021 | Summer Video Art Screening "NEW RITUALS OF HEALING", Kulturforum Berlin
  • 2021 | Alchemy Film & Arts Festival: Continue Watching: The Brexit Tree, Scotland, UK
  • 2020 | The Cinema House of Ęxïstęnzîā, Hilbertsraum, Berlin
  • 2019 | Glocal propose, The 19th Seoul International NewMedia Festival, Korea, Seoul
  • 2018 | Navigate Me Through The Waterfall, Berlinskej Model, Prague
  • 2018 | Future Will Be Great, Xiamen University, Xiamen, China
  • 2018 | How to stop watching a video that never ends, Karlin Studios, Prague, Czechia
  • 2016 | UMPRUM ATTACK!, National Gallery, Prague, Czechia
  • 2015 | TESERAKT, GAMU, Prague, Czechia
  • 2015 | Hey, do you speak favorite?, Kunstpodium T, Tilburg, Netherlands
  • 2015 | Subversive Tactics, Czech Centre New York, USA
  • 2015 | OFF2 Bienale, NG, Prague, Czechia
  • 2014 | 60 seconds in a minute | NTK, Prague, Czechia
  • 2013 | Portas Abertas, Eugenio de Almeida forum Gallery, Évora
  • 2013 | Minimální trvanlivost, Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí N.L., Czechia
  • 2012 | Jan Filip: Manifest, Jelení Gallery, Prague
  • 2012 | Generátor, Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí N.L., Czechia
  • 2012 | 1+1+1+1, Lofté Gallery, Porto, Portugal
  • 2011 | Krajinná 2, Zdeněk Sklenář Gallery, Prague
  • 2011 | Control In Exile, DOX Gallery, Prague
  • 2011 | Otherness In Exile, New Gallery - Peckham, London

 

AWARDS

  • 2017 - First Prize, National Photo exhibition China in Foreign’s teachers’ eyes, Beijing, China
  • 2013 - Shortlist, Other Visions, Festival Of Film Animation Olomouc, Czechia
     

REVIEWS

2021 — Jan Martinec