24.09.2018 / OFF_FESTIVAL BRATISLAVA 2018 (02. - 16. NOVEMBER)
We are officially introducing the poster for the OFF_festival Bratislava 2018! The photograph was taken by a British artist Thom Pierce and the graphic design is a work of Ervín Gejdoš. Let’s explore together what makes humans believe they are the center of the Universe.
10.07.2018 / FORM MAGAZINE "METAMORPHOSES ISSUE" OUT NOW
After a two-year break we bring back a special summer edition of FORM magazine titled the Metamorphoses Issue.
13.06.2018 / INTERVIEW FOR LÁV MAGAZINE
In the recent issue of LÁV magazine I talk about what originality and creativity means to me as an artist. At the same time, using my curatorial experience, I point out the work of four Czech and Slovak fashion photographers who's approach I find the most distinctive and individual. The portraits were taken by Jakub Gulyás.
01.06.2018 / PORTFOLIO TOUR 2018
I will join other experts to review photographic portfolios, looking for fresh emerging talent at the Athens Photo Festival PORTFOLIO REVIEW on the 25th and 26th June, at the Rencontres d’Arles PHOTO FOLIO REVIEW on the 3rd and 4th July, and at the Voies Off PORTFOLIO REVIEW on the 3rd July.
05.05.2018 / OFF-FESTIVAL VIENNA AWARD 2017
As one of the members of the jury for the off-festival Vienna award 2017, I would like to congratulate the winners!
14.01.2018 / PHOTOMONDAY IN THE NATIONAL GALLERY
January's PhotoMonday in the Slovak National Gallery is dedicated to students and graduates of the Institute of Creative Photography, Silesian University in Czech Republic. Tomorrow night I will be presenting my current art projects together with Jana Gombiková, Zuzana and Daniel Laurinc.
22.12.2017 / PERSONALITY OF SLOVAK PHOTOGRAPHY & PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2017
On December 20th the Central European House of Photography, Association of Slovak Professional Photographers, FOTOFO, OFF_festival Bratislava and Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava presented Ivan Matejka with the PERSONALITY OF SLOVAK PHOTOGRAPHY award and Ján Viazanička with the PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2017 award. Jury: Judita Csáderová, Jana Hojstričová, Bohunka Koklesová, Boris Németh, Branislav Štěpánek and Dušan Kochol.