Jen Kratochvil (Czech Republic) is a curator and writer based in Prague and Vienna, focusing mainly on time-based media and architecture-related, research-based artistic practices. Together with Hynek Alt, Kratochvil runs the Studio of New Aesthetic in the Photography Department at FAMU, Prague

Among other projects, he has co-curated a cycle of exhibitions in the Moving Image Department at the National Gallery Prague; a film programme at Plato, Ostrava; Fotograf Festival 2017, Prague; m3 art in public space festival 2018, Prague; and currently is responsible for the film programme at Galerie Rudolfinum in Prague called Rudolfinum_Time-based.

Besides these long-term projects, Kratochvil operates as an independent curator. Since 2017 he has co-run the Viennese art space Significant Other with Laura Amann. Kratochvil also regularly contributes to various art magazines and online platforms.

With support from

Arts and Theatre Institute, Czech Centre London, and Kunsthalle Praha


Collecting as Practice:
Season 3


Spring 2021




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