photo: Michal Blecha

 *1990 Prague 
Gabriela Prochazka is a multimedia artist with a focus on light art.

She has a Master’s degree in Digital Media from the Faculty of Arts and Design J. E. Purkyne in Usti nad Labem and has participated in study internships at the Universities of Art in Paris and Bezalel Academy of Fine Arts in Jerusalem. Her artworks had been exhibited at galleries (Chemistry Gallery, Holesovicka Sachta), theatres (Theatre Archa, The drama studio of Usti nad Labem) during AV performances in Prague clubs, venues (National Gallery of Prague in The Fair Trade Palace, Ne), Berlin (Berghain, OHM, Funkhaus, Spektrum – art science community) and new media festivals (Mira Festival, Lunchmeat Festival, Retune festival Berlin, Signal Festival of Lights, International Festival of Technologies Delft). 


2021 
Les (Im)mattériaux, XY gallery, Olomouc (CZ) 
Light, Gallery Hraničář, Ústí nad Labem (CZ) 
Art in the city, Festival of Sculpture, České Budějovice (CZ)
Farm Studio – Art Residency, exhibition (CZ) 
New Now – Festival of Digital Arts, Zollverein, Essen (DE)
Prague Biennale, Re-connect Art (CZ)
Pick’n’mix, group exhibition, studio BUBEC (CZ)
Katarze festival, a monastery of St. Gabriel (CZ)
Signals Festival, Funkhaus, Berlin, (DE)
KAIR Kosice – Art Residency, exhibition (SK)
Sculpture Quadrennial Riga 2024 – Remote Art Residency (LVA)

2020
13.3.—13.4
art residency – Instrument Inventors, Hague (NL)
4.4. No Patent Pending, IIM x Rewire Festival – Hague, (NL)
Art Residency – BUBEC, Prague (CZ)
16.9. Opening performance – Opening of the 20th Season – Ponec Dance Venue w / Lunchmeat studio (CZ)
1.-3.10. ,Sensory test’ expanded video art projection – Lunchmeat festival, National Gallery, Veltržní palace (CZ)

2019
22.5. Pecha Kucha Night vol.64, Kino Aero, Prague, CZ
13.8. —8. 10. group exhibition / Labyrinth – a selection of works from Digital Media atelier FUD UJEP, Pragovka Art district, CZ 5. —9. 11. light installation / NEON CHAMBERS (Kanding Ray, James Sigha) / MIRA Festival of Digital Arts, Barcelona, ES
6. 12. *premiere* Forbidden – audiovisual dance performance / Lunchmeat festival, Prague, National Gallery of Prague, Convent of St.Agnes, CZ

2018
1.3 —30. 3. group exhibition – Color Field Symptoms w/ Peter Kirn Galery Cella, Bludný Kámen, Opava, CZ
30.3. Proces: OAKE, Underdogs, Prague, CZ
6.-8.6. light installation Schrodinger’s cat, sound design: Matej Moravec / International Festival of Technologies, Delft, NL underwater light installation, sound design: Aid Kid / International Festival of Technologies, Delft, NL
12.-25.7. If it’s an illusion, why does it feel so real? / group exhibition / Holesovicka Sachta, Prague, CZ
4.10. stage&light design / Neon Chambers: Kanding Ray & Sigha / Lunchmeat festival, Prague, CZ
11.-14.10. light installation 3CZ 1234 w sound design by Robert Lippok / in collaboration w OBRAZ – Obránci zvířat / Signal festival of Lights, Prague, CZ
31.10. Ravecon0 w Amnesia Scanner, MESH, Prague, CZ
10.-11.11 leading the workshop: Luminous Underwater Creatures, Technical University of Delft, NL
17.11. underwater light installations / HIGHLIGHT Festival, water canal of Delft, NL
29.11. Light installation w/ Lunchmeat studio / Tommy Four Seven, Boiler Room, Prague, CZ

2017
20.1.-5.2. light installation Totem / Festival Spectaculare – Art Show, The Chemistry Gallery, Prague, CZ
18.3. *premiere* of dance performance Sky, Snow and Broken Sword /DARKIDENTITIESDARKBODIES: Exhibition, / direction, light design / Spektrum, Berlin, DE
21.4. Av adventure time, Punctum, Prague, CZ
29.4. Mess, OHM club, Berlin, DE
4.5. Total Eclipse of the <3 / light installation w Peter Kirn (US), Berghain, Berlin, DE
1. 6.—28. 6. 2017 Degree Show 17 — Exhibition of diploma works of students of the Faculty of Art and Design at Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem / spatial proposition / Ústí nad Labem house of art and design, CZ
11.6. (premiere) 15.6. (reprise) scenic reading of die unverheiratete from Ewald Palmetshofer (AT) / scenography / Činoherní studio of Ústí nad Labem, CZ
14.7. Festival of Lights Louny / light installation Schrödinger’s cat / Louny, CZ
26.7. KRAKE festival meets LUNCHMEAT / GRIESSMÜHLE, Berlin, DE 12.8. Dirty Dirty Dancing Vol. 3 <Official Pride Afterparty> / light & set design w Lunchmeat studio / Nákladové nádraží Žižkov, Prague, CZ
9.10.-22.10. Editions of Lights vol. III – / Color Field Symptoms – audiovisual installation w Peter Kirn (US)/
19.10. Lunchmeat festival / av live w Dné, National Gallery – Veletrzni palac, Prague, (CZ)

2016
Kolonizace – Nový Počátek, Theatre Archa, Prague, CZ
MTF Berlin, Funkhaus Berlin, DE
8.-12.6.2016 Bratislava Design Week 2016, SK
16. 6. – 2. 10. 2016 International Biennale of Student Design, Brno, CZ
21. 6. 2016 sound and light sculpture w Arielle Esther / In the Dark: Sound Perceptions, Funkhaus Berlin, DE
13. 8. 2016 a/v performance with Peter Kirn / Playground av Berlin, Maze Club, DE
6.–8.10 2016 Premiere of HERZ dance performance, Retune Festival, Berlin, DE
14. 10. 2016 performance with Peter Kirn / Lunchmeat Festival, Prague, CZ
14. 10.–13. 11. 2016 Video NoD Gallery / Curator: Veronika Zajačiková, Prague, CZ
16. 10. 2016 Sky, Snow and Broken Sword – sound to light to dance of darkness performance (direction – light design) / work in progress show for Open Sundays, Truhlárna, Prague
4. 11. 2016 performance with Vida Vojic / Spektrum, Berlin, DE 4. 11. 2016 co-hosting workshop with Peter Kirn, Georg Werner / Ableton Loop, Funkhaus Berlin, DE
6.12. 2016 Scope presents: Arielle Esther & Gabriela Prochazka #241, Berlin, DE 2015 underwater light installation / RGB Festival, Rome, IT solo exhibition / Mala Gallery, Ústi nad Labem, CZ light installation / Mercedez-Benz Fashion Week, Září Gallery, Prague, CZ 2014 underwater light installation / Signal Festival of Lights, Prague, CZ projection / Expo Data Centre, Paris, FR

Scholarships & Residencies 
2021 – Farm studio, CZ
2020 – BUBEC, studio, CZ
2020 – Instrument Inventors, Hague, NL
2016 – Schmiede, Hallein, AUS
2015 – 18. International Summer Academy of Dresden for Fine Arts, DE
2015 – Lights in Alingsås, SWE

Education
2015—2017 Faculty of Arts and Design J. E. Purkyně, Digital Media studio, Ústi n. Labem, CZ
2010—2015 Faculty of Arts and Design J. E. Purkyně, Graphic Design, Ústi n. Labem, CZ
2013—2014 Université Paris 8, Arts Plastiques (scholarship), Paris, FR
2012—Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Fine Arts (scholarship) Jerusalem, ISR
2006—2010 High school of Art of Václav Hollar, Prague, CZ