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Jaroslav Vančát
* 1949, currently based: Prague, Czech Republic
Affiliated institution: Charles University in Prague, University of West Bohemia in Pilsen, Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague
www.metastructureal.com jaroslav@vancat.cz

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Archive of Digital Art (ADA). “Jaroslav Vančát – artist profile”. https://www.digitalartarchive.at/database/artists/general/artist/vancat.html. (retrieved 2019-03-08). @online{ADAartistprofile, author = {Archive of Digital Art (ADA)}, title = {Jaroslav Vančát artist profile}, url = {https://www.digitalartarchive.at/database/artists/general/artist/vancat.html}, urldate = {retrieved 2019-03-08}
About
Jaroslav Vančát, PhD
New media artist – multimedia art, digital art, computer art, interactive art, visual structuralism, conceptual art, video art

Associate Professor at universities in the Czech Republic, new media, visual arts and creativity theorist, semiotics image analyst, art historian, art education specialist on creativity, image understanding and interpretation

Important independent art exhibitions
2019, Feb 28 – May 12 Interaction - Museum of Arts and Design, Benešov
2019, Feb 7 – March 10 Imagestructure - Ladislav Sutnar Gallery, Pilsen, Curator Jan Van Woensel
2015, Sep 4 – Oct 4 Metastructures - Interactive Gallery of Becher's Villa, Art Gallery Karlovy Vary, Curator Jan Samec
2011, Jan 21 - Feb 27 The paintings observe us - František Drtikol Gallery, Chateau Ernestinum, Příbram, Curators Vladimír Havlík and Matěj Smetana
2009, Marcel. Author's Place - Gallery of the City of Pilsen, Curator Lenka Lindaurová
1992, Files - Staré Hrady Castle and Chateau, Curator Lenka Lindaurová
1989, Structures - Gallery Wroclawski Teatr Wspólczesny, Wroclav, Curator Malgorzata Wozniacka


Publications (selection)
Vančát, J., Vývoj obrazivosti od objektu k interaktivitě [The Development of Image from Object to Interactivity]. Karolinum Praha 2009, 246 pages ISBN 978-80-246-1625-4. Monographs using the relational basis of structural analysis to stage the development of visual imaging.

Vančát, J., Sýkorová, L .; Zdeněk Sýkora, Graphics. Prague, Gallery, 2008.186 pages. ISBN 978-80-86990-36-1.

Vančát, J., Svět jako struktura, struktura jako obraz. [The World as Structure, Structure as a Picture.] In: World as structure, structure as image. Klatovy: Galerie Klatovy / Klenová, 2003. pp. 11-18, 8 pp. ISBN 80-85628-81-3. Catalogue for exhibition of the same name, mapping Czech artwork with a structural basis from the 1960s to the present.

Vančát, J., Poznávací a komunikační obsah výtvarné výchovy v kurikulárních dokumentech. [Cognitive and Communication Content of Art Education in Curriculum Documents.] Prague: MAC Association, 2002. ISBN 80-860-1590-4. Interpretation of the concept of art in the Framework Educational Program.

Vančát, J., Tvorba vizuálního zobrazení. [Creation of Visual Impression.] Karolinum Praha 2000, 168 pages ISBN 80-7148-975-8. Monograph dealing with the cognitive and communication aspects of the visual representation and the share of the visual arts on its creation.
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Work experience
2011 – present Associate Professor at the Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art, the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen
2004 – present Associate Professor at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague (externally)
1993 – present Associate Professor at the Faculty of Humanities, Department of Arts, Charles University in Prague (full time since 1997)
1997 – 2000 Lecturer at the Faculty of Fine Arts, Brno University of Technology
1996 – 2005 Lecturer at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
1991 – 1996 Lecturer at the Faculty of Education, Charles University in Prague
1986 – 1991 Independent expert, 1991 Head of the Department of Science, Research and Scientific Information, National Gallery in Prague
1977 – 1985 Cinema manager in Dobříš
1976 – 1977 Grammar School teacher in Dobříš

Education
Secondary Technical School of Film in Čimelice
1974 MA - Art and Czech at the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Charles University in Prague, a student of Miroslav Lamač and Zdeněk Sýkora
1985 PhDr - Art Criticism at the Department of Aesthetics at the Faculty of Arts and Philosophy, Charles University in Prague
2007 PhD - Media Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Charles University in Prague
2010 Senior lecturer - Art Culture at Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem


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