Jitka Hlaváčková

Prague City Gallery (Galerie hlavního města Prahy), Czech Republic

Mgr. Jitka Hlaváčková, Ph.D., is an art theoretician working since 2006 at the Prague City Gallery, where she curates the Photography and New Media Collection. She has prepared around thirty exhibition projects so far, including Divination from a Night Sky Partially Obscured by Clouds – The Role of Photography in the Post-Media Age (2022); Sounds Codes Images – Acoustic Experiment in Visual Art (2019), etc. She also curated the Start Up series for emerging artists and the Projector, online video art gallery. She is involved in the preparation of the Art for the City programme. In 2021, she was the curator of the m3 – Art in Space Festival and theinitiator of the Gestures of Emancipation symposium focused on public space strategies. In her research, she focuses on the theory of acoustic art, photography, video art in post-media contexts of contemporary life in general. She also explores the “public language of art”, i.e., current urban and environmental art strategies in relation to social, gender and community issues.

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