Jan Hladil

Guest of the Opera

After graduating from a science-focused German grammar school, Jan Hladil studied sociology at the Faculty of Social Sciences of Charles University in Prague, which after three semesters he left so as to be trained as a visual artist at the Institute of Digital Media. He subsequently studied at the College of Graphic Design in Prague. At the present time, he is studying at the Supermedia studio of the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. He has been intensively working so as to master the entire process of creating all forms of video art, participating in the production of the Super Smart Selection audio-visual events at the NoD Experimental Space at the Roxy Club, the Cross and MeetFactory clubs in Prague. For several years, he collaborated as a VJ, creating video installations and content for the Lunchmeat audio-visual label / civic association. He currently works as a projection technician of the Laterna magika company at the New Stage of the National Theatre in Prague, and as a technician of the Signal Festival. His video and free creations have been displayed at the DOX Contemporary Art Centre, the Gallery of the City of Prague, the Chemistry Gallery and the Zdeněk Sklenář Gallery.
Updated: October 2015