Jen Kratochvil

Jen Kratochvil (b.1986) is a curator and critic based in Vienna and Prague. Kratochvil co-founded the exhibition and discursive platform Significant Other, at the moment located in Vienna. He is contributor to the film dramaturgy of Kino Rudolfinum. He curated the 2017 Fotograf Festival #7: Eye in the Sky in Prague. In previous years he was curator at PLATO - Platform (for contemporary art) in Ostrava, CZ, where he focused mainly on the medium of moving image. He was a member of the curatorial organisation Are based in Prague. He was the assistant curator and co-founder of the Moving Image Department at the National Gallery in Prague, and simultaneously the curator of the Entrance Gallery in Prague. Alongside mentioned long term projects, Kratochvil curated various exhibitions in different venues, museums, independent spaces and private galleries. He was deputy principal editor of cultural online magazine, and has been published in Fotograf Magazine, Art + Antiques and A2 amongst others.