Richard Loskot

Finalist of Jindřich Chalupecký Award 2012, 2014 and 2017, holder of Czech Center Audience Award 2017 and Respekt Magazine Readers' Award 2014

Richard Loskot

"Richard Loskot, who already was in the Award Final in 2012 and 2014, uses sophisticated devices and modern technologies that can make the impression of an elaborate magic trick. His work is based on processuality, creating situations and environments dealing with the theme of human perception." (jury statement)

Richard Loskot (*1984) graduated from the Faculty of Arts and Architecture at the Technical University of Liberec (Studio of Visual Communication). He also spent two years studying at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Munich (Magdalena Jetelová Studio). The work of Richard Loskot is based on processuality, creating situations and environments dealing with the theme of human perception. He uses sophisticated devices and modern technologies that can make the impression of an elaborate magic trick. He regularly presents his work at solo exhibitions in the Czech Republic and Slovakia (e.g. the National Gallery in Prague, the Brno House of Arts and City Gallery Prague) and at collective exhibitions in the Czech Republic and abroad (e.g. Biennale Giovani Monza, Rotor Center for Contemporary Art in Graz and Astrup Fearnley Museet in Oslo). In 2013, he was one of the finalists of the Blumm Prize in Brussels. In 2007, he won the Exit exhibition (Emil Filla Gallery, Ústí nad Labem) and was a finalist of Jindřich Chalupecký Award in 2014 and 2012.

Video profile of Richard Loskot

Video: Jan Vidlička

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