Magdalena Blaha

Magdalena Blaha

Magdalena Blaha ranks among the best Czech documentary photographers pushing the boundaries of Czech contemporary photography towards new dimensions. She enjoys capturing everyday life scenes through the lense of her individual perception.

Born in 1954 in Prague. Lives and works in Prague. Member of the Association of Professional Photographers.

 

Education

1969-73 • High School of Graphic Arts, Prague

1977-1982 • Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague

 

Solo exhibitions

2013 • „ …my private three thousand three hundred and sixty Centimeters“, Czech Center Milano

2011 • „…so that I don’t forget“, New City Hall, Prague

 

Selected group exhibitions

2016 • N.Y.C. Kanzelsberger, České Budějovice

2016 • Prague Photo, “Na draka”, Far Away from Art, Kafka’s House, Prague

2015 • Prague Photo, This Time This Way, Kafka’s House, Prague

2015 • Mikulovské Rudolfinum, „Among the Weirdos“, Mikulov

2014 • Prague Photo, NAD A POD, Kafka’s House, Prague

2014 • Almanac, AF Kladno

2013 • Prague Photo, From one toom to another, Kafka’s House, Prague

2013 • Venice… Venice!, Museum Montanelli, Prague

2012 • Prague Photo 2012, Prague House, Brusel

2012 • Prague Photo , DOX, Praha

2011 • Czech Press Photo, Galerie deset, Prague

2011 • Prague Photo Mánes, Prague

2010 • Prague Photo, Mánes, Prague

2009 • Opening, Museum Montanelli, Prague

2009 • Prague Photo, Mánes, Prague

2008 • Czech and Slovakian Contemporary Photography, Montmartre Gallery, Prague

2008 • Prague Photo, Mánes, Prague

2008 • Sellection, AF, Galerie Diamant, Prague

2005 • Galerie Bleibtreu, Situation, Berlin

2003 • National Museum of Photography, Jindřichův Hradec

2003 • Individualities of a Document, Mladá Fronta Gallery, Prague

2002 • Faces, Gambit Gallery, Prague

2002 • After the Flood, Mánes, Praha

2002 • Golden Fund, National Museum of Photography, Jindřichův Hradec

2001 • Lesser Town Figurettes, Municipal Gallery Beseda, Prague

2000 • Czech Theatre Photography of the 1990’s, Café Imperial, Prague

1999 • Still-life, AF, National Technical Museum, Prague

1998 • Portrait, AF, Mánes, Prague

1997 • La Fura Dels Baus-Manes, Archa Theatre, Prague

1994 • Photography 1989-1994, Mánes, Prague

1989 • Visual Artists in Photography, National Gallery Prague, Convent of St. Agnes, Prague

1987 • Applied Arts, Mánes, Prague

1975-1979 • Women with a Camera, Old Town Hall, Prague

 

Collections

National Gallery in Prague

Museum Montanelli Prague

Museum of Photography in Jindřichův Hradec