Timeline

1958
Born in Náchod, Czech Republic
1978–1982
Prague
1987–1994
Study of Communication design, focus on photography, University of Essen
1995
Art scholarship from DG Bank Frankfurt
1998
Scholarship-Foundation, Nordrhein-Westfalen
Studied at Visuelle Kommunikation, Photography, Essen
Obtained political asylum to Germany
Lives and works in Essen, Germany

Exhibitions

2008
The Photogeny of Identity / The Memory of Czech Photography, The Brno House of Arts, Brno, Czech Republic
2007
Der Konkrakt des Fotografen, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
2007
Zeitlos, Foto Kunst Stadtforum, Innsbruck (solo)
2007
Denn bleiben ist nirgends, Kicken Gallery, Berlin (solo)
2007
Bewohner, Art Foyer DZ Bank, Frankfurt am Main (solo)
2006
Forest, Galerie Mai 36, Zurich (solo)
2006
Forest, Gallerie Raffaella Cortese, Milano (solo)
2006
Forest, George Kargl, Wien (solo)
2006
Galerie Edition Kunsthandel GmbH, Essen (solo)
2006
Der Konkrakt des Fotografen, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
2006
In the Face of History: European Photographers in the 20th Century, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
2005
Nach Rokytnik, Museum of Modern Art, Ludwig Foundation, Vienna, Austria
2005
Czech Photography of the 20th Century, Prague City Gallery, Czech Republic
2005
Forest, Museum Folkwang, Essen (solo)
2005
Forest, JIRI SVESTKA GALLERY, Prague (solo)
2004
Yet Untitled,Sammlung Bernd Künne, Det Nationale Fotomuseum Copenhagen, Denmark
2004
Die Welt als Ganzes, Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico
2004
Secrets of the `90s, Museum foor Moderne Kunst Arnheim, Netherlands
2004
Photobienale Moscow 2004, The Moscow Museum of the Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2003
Innatura, X. Bienale Internazionale di Fotografia, Turin, Italy
2003
The Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize 2003, The Photographers Gallery, London; Kunstpalast Düsseldorf; Madrid
2003
Angel Roww Gallery Nottingham (solo)
2002
The Brixton Studio, The Photographer’s Gallery, London (solo)
2002
About Face, Gallery Yencey Richardson, New York
2002
Fusion Cuisine, Deste Fondation, Athens, Greece
2002
Overnight to Many Cities, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, UK
2002
Menschen-Bilder, Galerie Monika Reitz, Frankfurt, Germany
2001
Parrish Art Museum Southampton, NY
2001
Fotomuseum Winterthur
2001
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
2001
Female, JIRI SVESTKA GALLERY, Prague (solo)
2001
20/21, Essen (solo)
2001
Galerie Annet Gelink, Amsterdam (solo)
2001
Female, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (solo)
2001
Fotomuseum Winterthur (solo)
2001
Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan (solo)
2000–2001
Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany
2000
Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, New York
2000
Grant Selwyn Fine Art Beverly Hills, CA
2000
Gallery Annet Geling Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000
The Citibank Private Photography Price 2000, The Photographer's Gallery London, England
2000
Das Versprechen der Fotografie, Akademie der Künste Berlin, Germany
2000
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg (catalogue) (solo)
2000
Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, New York (solo)
2000
Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Beverly Hills (solo)
2000
Annet Gelink Gallery (The Bakery), Amsterdam (with Wineke van Muiswinkel) (solo)
1999
DG Bank collection Frankfurt, Galerie Efti, Madrid (solo)
1999
Galerie Le Lieu, Lorient (solo)
1999
Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, New York (solo)
1999
Galerie Patrick de Brock, Knokke (with Dirk Braeckmann) (solo)
1999
Another Girl, Another Planet, Lawrence Rubin, Greenberg Van Doren, Fine Art New York
1999
Schön ist es auch anderswo, Rheinisches Industriemuseum Oberhausen, Germany
1999
DG Bank collection Frankfurt, Photomuseum Zarauz
1999
DG Bank collection Frankfurt, Galerie Efti Madrid, Spain
1999
Galerie Le Lieu Lorient, France
1998
Goethe Institut Budapest, Hungary
1998
Galerie Marie-Jose van de Loo Munich, Germany
1998
Portrait, National Technical Museum Prague, Czech Republic
1998
DG Bank collection Frankfurt, Universidad de Salamanca (solo)
1998
Galerie db-s, Antwerp (solo)
1998
Goethe Institut, Budapest (with L. Gaiser) (solo)
1998
Galerie Marie-José van de Loo, Munich (solo)
1997
Museum Schloss Hardenberg, Velbert (catalogue) (solo)
1996
Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt (catalogue) (solo)
1995
Galerie db-s, Antwerp (solo)
1995
La Maison de la Photographie, Lectoure (solo)
1994
Lichtblicke Gallery, Cologne (solo)