Jiří Kovanda

Born 1953, Prague, Czech Republic. Lives and works in Prague, Czech Republic.
Jiří Kovanda, a self-taught artist, devised her first performances in the context of the post-Prague Spring, and the Warsaw Pact Invasion of Czechoslovakia. Through her “happenings,” ephemeral works created in and for the public space, she denounced and opposed the absurdity of life under the communist dictatorship.
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Pernot Ricard
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture