Jiří Surůvka

Was born 1961 in Ostrava, Czech Republic.

Czech performer, artist, photographer, curator, professor.
1984-1992 studied at Ostrava University (Philosophical Faculty),
teacher of Czech language and Art.

From 1994 freelance artist in paintings, performance, new media; art exhibition curator, writer, publicist, and cabaret actor.

Co-founder of the performance group Vorkapelle Lozinski, leader and writer of the performance cabaret «Fun masters comeback» (1988-1992).
Founder and curator of the Performance Festival MALAMUT in Ostrava.

Now he is a professor and head of New Media Department at the Faculty of Art, Ostrava University. Author of numerous exhibitions and solo projects in Czech Republic, Poland, Austria, Germany, Ukraine, Slovakia, USA.



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