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Jiri Thyn

Jiří Thýn
Born 1977 in Prague, CZ. Lives and works in Prague.


1999-2006 Prague Academy of Applied Arts, photography studio under Prof. Pavel Štecha
2002/2003 UIAH Helsinki, studio of photography, foreign study scholarship
2002-2003 Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, painting studio under Profs. Vladimír Skrepl & Jiří Kovanda
2007 Ministry of Culture Artist residency stipend at PROGR, Bern, Switzerland
2009 Theatre Institute Artist residency stipend, El Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico
2010 Visegrad Artist residency stipend at Triangle Arts Center & Futura Center for Contemporay Art, N.Y.C. USA

member of the artist group Ladví (


Archetypes, Space, Abstraction, Prague City Gallery, Old Town Hall, Prague, CZ

Jiří Thýn, amt_project, Bratislava, SK Between Circles, BKC, Gallery of Young Artists, Galerie u dobrého Pastyře, Brno, CZ Photography, Moravian Gallery, Atrium, Brno, CZ

Less, Hunt kastner, Prague,CZ 50% Grey, 35m2 Gallery, Prague, CZ Jiří Thýn, Galerie NF, Ustí nad Labem, CZ

4 Corners of the Hilton Hotel, Galerie ETC, Prague, CZ

All the Best, Josef Sudek Gallery, Prague, CZ

A Quiet Place for My Sister, Gallery at the French Institute, Prague, CZ

Local Ground, Galerie CO14, Prague, CZ


THE WASTE LAND, curated by Lenka Vítková Tranzitdisplay gallery
Why do I keep reading the same books, curated by Petra Feriancova, AMT Project gallery SK,
Citation and interpretation, curated by J. Machalicky , NOD Gallery CZ
Sculpture in the Street III, curated by Karel Císář, organized by DUMB: Brno House of Art, streets and public spaces in Brno, CZ
6th New Zlín Salon, Zlín Regional Gallery, Zlin, CZ
Skutr III, 3rd Biennale of Young Artists, curated by Vladimír Beskid, Kopplova Villa GJK, Trnava, SK
Turned Down, Wannieck Gallery, Brno, CZ
Mutating Medium, Photography in Czech Art 1990-2010, curated by Pavel Vančat, Galerie Rudofinum, Prague, CZ

And Don’t Forget the Flowers, curated by Yvona Ferencová, Moravian Gallery, Brno, CZ ParisPhoto, hunt kastner, Paris, FR
Ears Like Loops, curated by Edita Jeřabková, Zona sztuki aktualnej, Lodz, PL 7th Biennale of Young Artists, curated by Tomas Pospiszyl, Prague City Gallery, House of the Stone Bell, Prague, CZ
Ego / Portrait x Photography, curated by Robert Novák & Pavel Turek, Langhans Gallery, Prague, CZ
The Collectors, The Czechoslovak Pavilion, curated by Lucia Drdová & Martin Mazánec, Brot Kunsthalle, Vienna, AU HotLine, curated by Jan Zalesák, Vaclav Špála Gallery, Prague, CZ
Dividing Line, curated by Jiří Machalicky, NoD Experimental Space, Prague, CZ
50% Grey: Contemporary Czech Photography Reconsidered, MoCP – Museum of Contemporary Photography, curated by Karel Císář & Karen Irvine, Chicago, IL, USA
Everyday(s), curated by Fabienne Bernadini and An Schlitz, Casino Luxembourg, forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg
Art To Date, curated by Zuzana Štefková, NoD Experimental Space, Prague, CZ
After Velvet, curated by Sandra Baborovská & Karel Srp, Prague City Gallery at the House of the Golden Ring, Prague, CZ

Historical Work, curated by Edit Jeřabková & Lenka Lindaurová, Galerie Václav Špála, Prague, CZ
White Paper, Black Bride, curated by Edit Jerabková & Jiri Kovanda, Praguebiennal4, Karlín Hall, Prague, CZ
Psychology of the Future, A.M.180, Prague, CZ

Reflecting Words, curated by Zdeněk Freisleben, Summer Star Palace at the White Mountain, Prague, CZ
Silent Agreement, curated by Edith Jerabková & Pavel Vančat, Sternberk Municipal Gallery, Sternberk, CZ LISTE: The Young Art Fair, hunt kastner, Basel, CH The Essence, curated by Ivan Pinkava, Mánes Exhibition Hall, Prague, CZ Contemporary Czech Cubism, curated by Vacláv Magid, Prague City Gallery, Old Town Hall, Prague, CZ

Improved Model, Lame Effect, curated by Jiří Ptáček, NoD Experimental Space, Prague, CZ
Glocal Outsiders, curated by Jiri David and Vasil Artamanov, Prague Biennale 3, Karlín Hall, Prague

Land locked, Well Gallery, London Collage of Communications, UK
This Point…, Preproduction Gallery, Berlin–Wedding, DE Eternal States, Karlín Studios, Prague Environmental, Galerie AM 180, Prague
Kolín Photography Festival Funke, Kolín

We Did Almost Everything, (with Dominik Lang), Entrance Gallery, Prague

Private Evolution, Academy of Fine Arts, Prague
1+1, Jelení Gallery, Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague