Michal Kindernay is an intermedia artist, curator and performer. His work often reflects on environmental issues through the application of technological approaches in relation to nature. His works include video performances, interactive installations, experimental documentary projects and sound compositions.
Michal Kindernay received a Bc from the Faculty of Fine Art at VUT Brno (2004-2008, Peter Rónai's video workshop) and an MA from the Center of Audiovisual Studies at FAMU, Prague (2009-2012, Miloš Vojtěchovský's workshop).
His early works include collaborations on audiovisual stage performances (2005, with artist Milan Langr and collective Victory Nox) and a series of photographs, videos and installations inspired by insect morphology. Since 2006 he has been also working with live video (Opthalmodensis with Petr Kocourer, Jan Žalio and Ivo Hos). In 2006-2007, together with Lenka Dolanová he realised a project connecting the Czech city of Pilsen with the former Czech neighborhood Pilsen in Chicago. With the artist Guy van Belle he collaborated on the research of interrelating the image, sound and atmospheric processes using modified recording devices (Noise Calypsos, 2008; Art Pollution Kit, 2009; Wind[cam], 2010).
He is a co-founder of the yo-yo cultural non-profit and the initiator of the RurArtMap project. He was a curator at the Školská 28 gallery in Prague. He teaches at the Prague College – MA Fine Art and at the Centre of Audiovisual Studies (CAS) at the Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague. He lives in Prague. (2021)
- Anna Remešová, "Michal Kindernay Vidět a slyšet", Flash Art Czech & Slovak Edition 37 (Dec 2015), pp 29ff. (Czech)