CESSE Conference / Papers / SOUND AND ENVIRONMENTAL TOPICS WITHIN AND BEYOND THE CONTEMPORARY ART IN CENTRAL EUROPE (A SURVEY) / Supported by the Center for Audiovisual Studies at Film and Television Faculty of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Miloš Vojtěchovský (born 1955 in Prague) is a Czech art historian, sound – and audiovisual artist and organizer. Graduated in Art history and Aesthetics from Charles University in 1980, in 80ies and 90ies lived in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He was the initiator, researcher, co-producer and co-author of the interactive educational project Orbis Pictus Revised commissioned for ZKM Karlsruhe (1993), the founder of Hermit – The Metamedia Center at the Plasy Monastery (1991), curator of The Collection of The Modern and Contemporary Art at National Gallery Prague (1997-2000). He also worked at Media LAB at the Soros Center for Contemporary Art in Prague (1998-2004), where he coordinated the experimental broadcasting project Radio Jeleni, consequently co-founding Lemurie community radio streaming project. Miloš as well lectured about media, visual art and communication studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the Technical University Brno. Since 2004 works as associative professor at the Center for Audiovisual Studies at Film and Television Faculty of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. Lately he curated several projects and events for Skolska28 Gallery and for the Agosto Foundation. He lives in Prague, and since 1994 is interested and engaged in environmental topics.
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