RADEK BROUSIL

 

 
 

BIO

Born in 1980 in Nitra, Czechoslovakia.
Lives and works in Prague.

Education

2008 – 2009 London College of Communication
2002 – 2009 Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague – Studio of Photography

MgA diploma

2006 – 2007 Concordia University Montreal – Photography
2002 – 2003 Academy of Fine Arts in Prague – New Media studio
2000 – 2001 Academy of Arts in Brussels (Anderlecht) – Painting studio 

Residencies

2016
Residency at Youkobo Art Space in Tokyo [J]
PhD course Studio of Photography at Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague [CZ] 

2012
Residency at Banská St a nica Contemporary [SK]

2011
Residency at Czech Centre Brussels [B]

2009
Residencias artisticas at Clube Portugese de Artes e Ideias, Lisbon [P]

2010
Internship at PMgalerie, Berlin [D]

Awards

2015
Winner of Oskár Cepan Award, Young Visual Artists Award in Slovakia
Nominated for Foam Paul Huf Award, Amsterdam [NL]

Public Collections

Collection of Prague City Gallery, Prague [CZ]
 

exhibitions

Solo exhibitions

2018
Cool Water, Trade Fair Palace, Prague [CZ], curated by Adam Budak
Stupid with Péter Puklus, FAIT Gallery, Brno [CZ] curated by Jan Zalesak
Too proud to hope, too weak to climb, Berlinskej Model, Prague [CZ]

2017
Red Naomi, 16 Nicholson Street Gallery, Glasgow [UK]

2016
Black & White in Photography, Prague City Gallery, Prague [CZ]
Black & White Photography, Jeleni Gallery, Prague [CZ]

2015
Hands Clasped, FAIT Gallery, Brno [CZ]

2014
One World Is Not Enough, Studio Works 2 (curated by Jiri Ptacek), Plusminusnula gallery, Zilina [CZ]
Studio Works, Fotograf Gallery, Praha [CZ]

2013
Studio Works, OPEN Gallery, Bratislava [SK]

2012
Variations, Ferdinand Baumann Gallery, Prague [CZ]
“Untitled 19 - Untitled 21” , Atelier Josef Sudek, Prague [CZ]

2011
Untitled 9 - Untitled 16, T.A.G. Gallery, (The Czech centre art residency), Brussels [B]
Untitled 9 - Untitled 15, Fotograf Gallery, Prague [CZ]

2009
Study Of A Young Man, Karlin studios, Prague [CZ]
Image vs Reflection (w/Ladislav Babuscak), 35m2 Gallery, Prague [CZ]
Study Of A Young Man, Church of St. Antonius, Sokolov [CZ]

2008
St-Francis Comes To Montreal, Parisian Laundry Gallery, Montreal [CDN]

2002
Medicaments, painting and video installation, Addict Gallery, Brussels [B]


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Pigment / Zones of Visibility, curated by Barnabás Bencsik, Glassyard gallery, Budapest
Liquid Bodies, curated by Sandra Baborovská, aqb Project Space, Budapest

2017
I FELL WEIRD AGAIN (SHAPED REALITY II.) curated by Ivana Komanická, Krokus Gallery, Bratislava [SK]
COC 2015/2016 Laureati, Nová Cvernovka, Bratislava [SK]

2016
Photography Is Magic, curated by Charlote Cotton, Aperture Foundation, New York
In-Depth Research, SPZ Gallery, Prague [CZ]
Shaped Canvas, NTK Gallery, Prague [CZ]

2015
ArtWorks Open, Barbican, Arts Group Trust, London [UK]
Oscar Cepan Award Finalists exhibition, curated by Barnabas Bencsik, Kosice [SK]
WYSINWYS curated by Michal Stolarik, SodaGallery, Bratislava [SK]

2014
Hands, GDP curated by Jirí Ptácek, TIC Gallery, Brno [CZ]
SPOT (Part of Fotograf Festival), curated by Milan Mikulastik, National Technical Library Gallery, Prague[CZ]
9th International Biennial Of Photography And Visual Arts, Liége[B]

2013
Construction Works with Jan Pfeiffer, TIC Gallery, Brno [CZ]
The Intimate Circle, Municipal Library, Prague [CZ]

2012
Hidden River, DOX, Prague [CZ]
Coal and Steel, Czech Centre Prague Gallery, Prague [CZ]
Coal and Steel, Candid Arts Trust Gallery, London [UK]

2011
Twist [Tuica/Tusovka], Golden PARACHUTES, Berlin [D]

2010
EGO portrait x photography, Langhans Gallery, Prague [CZ]

2009
Residencias artisticas exhibition at Clube Portugese de Artes e Ideias, Lisbon
Cup of Tea, AVU Gallery, Prague [CZ]
Project Aktualizacja II: Further Reading, curated by David Korecky, Month of Photography, Krakow [PL]

2008
The Essence, Manes Gallery, Prague [CZ]

2007
VICE photo exhibition, New York, Brooklyn [USA]
SOAP/SAVON, Art Mur Gallery, Montreal [CDN]
Get a Life, Fonderie Darling, Montreal [CDN]
PTV Presents, Galerie Espace, Montreal [CDN]

2006
Sigmund Freud – Life is But a Dream, Prague’s City Hall, Prague [CZ]

2005
Je Desire, AAAD Gallery, Prague [CZ]
Foto Typo Zive, Langhans Gallery, Prague [CZ]

2004
Private Evolution, AAAD Gallery, Prague [CZ]

 

publications

Radek Brousil: Asides. 34 pages, 29 b/w and color images, published by Stokovec, Space for Culture, 2013

 

Mihály Demeczky