Adam Vačkář

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Adam Vačkář is Czech artist and researcher based in Prague, Czec Republic.His work is conceptually driven and and materialises in sculpture, installation, film and photography.

He graduated from École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-arts in Paris. He has studied japanese language and calligraphy in Tokyo.

His work was presented in Centre Pompidou, Palais de Tokyo, Art Basel - Statements and Film, Cologne Kunstverein, Museum Morsbroich, SMAK, National Gallery in Prague, City Gallery Prague, FRAC Occitanie Montpellier, Frac Champagne-Ardenne, FRAC Franche-Comté.

He was in residency at Delfina Foundation, London, Residency Unlimited, New York, Pavillion at Palais de Tokyo, Paris, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels.

He is  currently working on a doctoral thesis on understanding of art as a part of biological evolution. 

His projects address the notion of human interaction with plants, their impact on human spiritual life and their importance for mental stability and development with emphasis on decolonisation of nature and questions of human only perspective. He locates materials for his installations  on extensive spiritual pilgrimages in forests in near and far countries.

He is co-founder of Hope Recycling Station, platform which organises lectures of international artists, thinkers, scientists, writers and philosophers. He is equally co-founder of interdisciplinary platform Transparent Eyeball, which he runs together with biologist and researcher Dr. JIndrich Brejcha from Charles University. 

His works are in public collections in S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium, Museum Morsbroich in Leverkusen, Germany, FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, ETH Zürich (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich) – Grafische Sammlung, Zurich, Switzerland, Prague City Gallery, Czech Republic, GASK, Kutna Hora, Czech Republic, Galerie Klatovy/Klenova, Klatovy, Czech Republic.

His works are in private collections of Maison Rouge – Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Marc et Josée Gensollen collection, Marseille, France, Frédéric de Goldschmidt collection, Bruxelles, Belgium, Collection Anetma, France, Time Capsule Collection, Zürich, Switzerland, Collection Sanz Esquide&Cortell, Barcelona, Spain and private collections in Belgium, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Switzerland.