Tomáš Svoboda

*1974, Czech Republic

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since 2007
tranzitdisplay Gallery, member of the board, Prague

2001–2007
Display Gallery, co-founder and co-curator, Prague

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STUDIES

2013 - 2016
Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague - Ph.D.

1996–2003
Academy of Fine Arts, Prague - MgA.

1999
Staatliche Akademie der bildenden Künste, Karlsruhe

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SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Moving Image Department – 4th Chapter: The Rhetoric of Time, Revisited, National Gallery Prague
What should have a frame and what already has one, (with Zbynek Baladran), Entrance Gallery, Prague

2015
Here ends the film, Nevan Contempo, Prague
Myslet film / Thinking Film, Galerie Půda, Jihlava
Like a Movie, tranzitdisplay, Prague

2014
Tomas Svoboda, Luxfer Gallery, Ceska Skalice
Statement, Proluka Gallery, Prague
Ideas collector, with Adela Svobodova, Ferdinand Baumann Gallery, Prague

2013
Me, +-0 Gallery, Zilina (SK)
I'm not scared of movies any more, Jeleni Gallery, Prague

2012
First Person Singular, Laboratorio Gallery, Prague
One Second of the Julia Robert's Life, MEM / Fajt Gallery, Brno

2011
The space for one art piece, Moravian Gallery, Brno
Netuším, že to takto skončí / I don't feel, it will end up like this, HIT galeria + amt_project, Bratislava
25 words per second, City Gallery, Prague
Ciprian Muresan and Tomáš Svoboda, Futura Gallery, Prague

2010
Mrs. Roberts is Gonna Be Late, curated by VALIE EXPORT, Galerie Charim, Wien (AT) – with Daniel Pitin
Without Title, Galerie 207, VŠUP, Prague

2009
Exposition, Karlin Studios, Praha

2008
Ivan Kafka and Tomas Svoboda, Futura Gallery, Praha
Das Fenster zum Hof, Galerie Antje Wachs, Berlin (D)
The Roof, „36“ Gallery, Olomouc

2006
Déja-vu, G99, Brno
Partners in crime, raum500, Muenchen (D) – with Robert Barta

2005
Privat, am180, Praha
Vystava, Galerie Doubner, Praha
Srdecne blahoprani, Galerie ETC, Praha

2004
City tunes, Stadtgalerie Bern (CH)

2003
Flying as the Superman, Galerie 761, Ostrava

2001
No Exit, Galerie NSCU, Galerie Jeleni, Praha
No Exit, Stuttgarter Kunstverein e. V. 22, Stuttgart (D)
No Exit, Galerie Cerný pavouk, Ostrava

2000
On the Road, Galerie Na bidylku, Brno

1997
Galerie Starter and Sorter, Prague

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SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITION

2017
Jak si rozumět / How to understand each other, Hranicar gallery, Usti nad Labem

2016
Jiné vize CZ / Other visions CZ, Galerie AMU, Prague
Independent Research of Subjectivity, 4 Days in Motion Festival, Prague
Third Mind, Jiri Kovanda and the (Im)Possibility of Collaboration, National Gallery, Prague
Apparatus for a Utopian Image, EFA Project Space, New York (USA)
Notes on a European Language, State of Concept, Athens (GR)

2015
Video Cube, Banska Stanica Contemporary, Banska Stiavnica (SK)
Orient Express, as guest of Tereza Severova, SPZ Gallery, Prague
Goodbye Language, Atelier 35 Gallery, Bucharest (RO)
Fear. The Origin of the State, The New Kunsthalle, Synagogue Zilina (SK)
Teserakt, Galerie AMU, Prague

2014
Spaces of Narration, NoD Gallery, Prague
At eye level, sculpture salon, Plato Ostrava
LED TYPE, International theatre festival Nitra (SK)
HIN MAH TOO YAH LAT KEKT, Galerie AMU, Prague
Who is the director? 4+4 days in motion festival, Prague
SHOW ME (your Idols), Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin (DE)
Brno Devetsil, Multimedia Overlaps of the Artistic Avant-Garde, Moravian Gallery, Brno
Kdo na moje místo, Galerie Plato, Ostrava

2013
Problem is here, 4+4 days in motion festival, Prague
Beginning of the Century, Gallery of Fine Art, Ostrava
PAF Art, Festival of Film and Animation, Olomouc
Additional Links, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin (D)
LED TYPE, Space gallery, Bratislava (SK)

2012
The Islands of Resistance, Between the First and Second Modernity 1985 —2012, National Gallery, Prague
Beginning of the Century, West Bohemian Gallery, Plzen
Jail: the Space for Art, Moravian Gallery, Brno
Between Steps, NTK, Prague
Ř! The Czech National Identity in Contemporary Art, VSUP, Prague
Maloval hlavolam, NoD Gallery, Prague
Thank You for Acceptance of our Participation, New Synagogue, Zilina (SK)

2011
Erotic revue, GASK, Kutná Hora
Whose city is this? Karlin studios, Prague
Prague Biennale 5, Prague
New salon, Zlín
Intersection, Prague Quadrennial, Prague
Sommer auf dem Balkon, Galerie Antje Wachs, Berlin (D)
Les amis de mes amis sont mes amis, hommage à Ján Mančuška. Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris (F)
Additional links, NTK Gallery, Prague

2010
Economy of Unwanted Amity, Karlin studios, Prague
KGUVZ, Zlin
Demonstration of a Space, Street for Art Festival, PragueCity Periphery
One Day You Will Lose It All, Four Days in Motion Festival, Prague

2009
Monument to transformation, City Gallery Prague, Praha
The Prague Bienale IV., Praha
After Velvet, czech art of the last 20 years, City Gallery Prague, Praha

2008
Videoart.cz, Space Gallery, Bratislava (SK)
Contemporary czech cubism, City Gallery Prague, Praha
Zwischenstand, Wuertembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart (D)
InVisible, Festival of Photography, Olomouc
Cargo, Czech video festival, Budapest (HU), Bucharest (RO)
Manual, projekt, Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw (PL)
Na bidylku, Artists from the Na bidylku Gallery, Galerie Jeleni, Praha
Reflecting words, The Museum of Czech Literature, Praha
10 +10, Galerie U Bílého jednorožce, Klatovy
Jeder Mensch ist ein Künstler, Spor Klübü Galerie, Berlin (D)

2007
Ladvi – sidliste Dablice, guest od the Ladvi group show, Galerie AVU, Praha
Territorien, Galerie der Künstler, München, (D)
Gross domestic product, City Gallery Prague, Praha
It stays between us, Karlin studios, Praha
Beauty Farm, Neue Kunst im Hagenbucher, Heilbronn (D)
The Collective Body, Califia Gallery, Horazdovice
Gross domestic product, M’ars Gallery, Moscow (RU)

2006
In the neigbourhood, De Veemvloer, Amsterdam (NL)
Office art, Gallery c2c, Prague
Vecne stavy, Karlín studios, Prague
Finalists of the Jindrich Chalupecky Award, Brno House of Arts
I invited some friends to have a look, Galeria Nova / Galeria M. Kraljevic, Zagreb (HR)
Crazy curators biennale, Bratislava (SK)
The Enormous Space, Galerie c2c, Prague

2005
1811197604122005, Galeria Plan B, Kluj (RO)

2004
Art Cubicle, München (D)
Breakthrough, Den Haag (NL)
Space Camp, Kolowrat palais, Prague
Sputniza, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden (D)

2003
The youngsters salon, City Gallery Zlín
Art Cubicle, Galerie Home, Prague
Art Cubicle, Galerie und Projekte Raum, Berlin (D)
Kompression, Berlin (D)
Paradies, Bunker am Alexanderplatz, Berlin (D)

2002
The youngsters biennale, City Gallery, Prague
Wechselstube, Galerie Oberwelt, Stuttgart (D)
Czech season, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (F)

2001
Criss/Cross, Centrum Broumov
Criss/Cross, Galeria Piwnica, Wroclaw (PL)

2000
Inner City Pressure, NoD Gallery, Prague

1999
Close Encounters, Naarden (NL)