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Re-connect Art curatorial team

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Jitka Hlaváčková

is an Art theoretician working at the Prague City Gallery (since 2006), where she curates the photography and new media collection. She has prepared around thirty exhibition projects so far, including Sounds / Codes / Images – Audio Experimentation in the Visual Arts (2019) or Divination from a Night Sky…, The Role of Photography in the Post-Media Age. For several years she curated the Start Up series for emerging artists and the Projektor online video art gallery. Jitka Hlaváčková is involved in the preparation of the GHMP Art for the City programme and in 2021 she was the curator of the m3 – Art in Space Festival and the initiator of the Gestures of Emancipation symposium. In her research she focuses on the history and theory of acoustic art, photography, video art and art reflecting technology in post-media contexts of contemporary life in general. In parallel, she also explores the “public language of art”, i.e., current urban and environmental art strategies in relation to social, gender and community issues. She completed her master’s and doctoral studies in Art History at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University.

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Elis Unique

 

is an Arts manager, curator, photographer, performance and video artist. Since 2008 Elis has exhibited and performed at a number of events in the Czech republic, Germany and Switzerland. In 2011 she got engaged in production and administration of Prague Biennale exhibitions and in 2013 became the coordinator of the Czech & Slovak Edition of Flash Art magazine. In 2018 Elis undertook curation and coordination of the Prague Biennale programme for Magic Carpets Creative Europe platform. Elis curated and organized a number of events, among others: New Acts of Live Art, a performance night at Fotograf gallery (2012) and a poetry event Spirit is a Vibration in the premises of the National gallery in Prague (2013), sound performance night at closing reception of Prague Biennale 6 (2013), Urban Skanzen exhibition in Clam-Gallas palace (2018), symposium Place, Time and Space on current issues of urban public space and contemporary art (2019). In 2021 she initiated and together with Jana Orlová curated the Re-connect Art international performance and video art festival (2021).