Miloš Vojtěchovský

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Born Prague, Czech Republic
Based in Prague and Krásná Hora, Czech Republic
Miloš Vojtěchovský in 1995. Photo: D.Š.

Miloš Vojtěchovský (1955, Prague) graduated in Art History and Aesthetics at Charles University (1980). Since the early 1980s he has been involved in independent music, visual art, action art, and curatorial work. He held lectures about East European Art at Centrum voor Kunstgeschiedenis Amsterdam and was the founder and the only employee of Oko Production, an exhibition space in Amsterdam (1989-1992). He is the initiator, researcher, co-producer and co-author of the interactive educational project Orbis Pictus Revised commisioned for ZKM Karlsruhe and created by the Imaginary Museum Project founded by Tjebbe van Tijen. Miloš was the founder of Hermit - The Metamedia Center at the Plasy Monastery (1991), initiator of The Hermit Foundation (1991), and curator of The Collection of The Modern and Contemporary Art at National Gallery Prague (1997-2000). From 2000 to 2004 he ran the broadcasting project Radio Jeleni, consequently co-founding Lemurie streaming project. He lectures about media art, contemporary art and communication studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts at the Technical University Brno, at Center for Audiovisual Studies at FAMU and co-organised the course Intermedia creativity and technologies between AMU, ČVUT and AVU in Prague. In 2007, together with Roman Berka he founded Institute of Intermedia. He also worked at LABoratory at the Center for Contemporary Art in Prague (1998-2004). Published in Dutch, German, Belgian, English, and Czech magazines since 1988 and in samizdat since 1975. He lives in Prague and Krásná Hora, Czech Republic.

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