Hana Vojáčková is an artist working across film, video-installation and photography. Her practice consists of diverse projects that share a focus on themes surrounding human physicality, examining how the body is constructed through visualisation. Vojáčková’s work explores new sets of hypothetical connections and suggests their own special orders.
Born in Prague, former Czechoslovakia, Vojáčková is based in London, UK. She received MA in Photography from Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London, after studying Cinematography at Universidad del Cine in Buenos Aires, and after graduating with a thesis in Visual Sociology from the Faculty of Humanities at Charles University in Prague. Vojáčková was a researcher in choreography and the moving image at the Inter-University Centre for Dance (HZT) at Berlin University of the Arts between 2014-2015 and in the Research Lab at Royal Institute of Art Stockholm in 2016-2017. Vojáčková was a visiting tutor at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London between 2012-2017.
Vojáčková’s work has been presented in exhibitions and film festivals internationally. Her documentary collage We Love Life screened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York as part of MoMA’s Doc Fortnight, at the Vienna International Film Festival and at the Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema among others. It was awarded a Special Mention of the Jury at Documenta Madrid and IBAFF film festivals and the Best Mid-Length Documentary award at the FrontDoc festival in 2022. Vojáčková's video-installation DUO won the Daniel Ford International Award for Innovation in Photography at Central Saint Martins in 2015. Exhibitions include Mind department R-lab, Mindepartementet gallery, Stockholm, Sweden; Another Destination, Salon Flux, Parallel Vienna, Austria; New Weapons, Blitz Gallery, Valletta, Malta; Granfalloon, Lethaby Gallery, London, UK; Tomorrow Today, Bargehouse Gallery, London, UK; Dimanche Rouge, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia; Wishes & Wasted Breath, Polymer Cultural Factory, Tallinn, Estonia; London Street Photography, Museum of London, UK; Lost in Translation, Riverside Studios, London, UK; Fireside Tales, Stephen Lawrence Gallery, London, UK; At Home, Maddox Arts Gallery, London, UK; From Dusk Till Dawn, University of the Arts Gallery, London, UK. Vojáčková’s work features in public and private collections.
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