Viktor Čech (*1980)

is a curator, critic and theoretician of contemporary art based in Prague. He studied art history at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague and completed his doctoral studies at the Faculty of Art and Design at ÚJEP in Ústí nad Labem.

He currently works as a curator at the East Bohemian Gallery in Pardubice, CZ (from May 2022), while still working as an independent curator and art critic.

He worked as an assistant professor at the Department of Art Education at the Faculty of Education, Charles University in Prague (2014-2021).

Since 2005, he has prepared a number of curatorial projects focusing on various contemporary art topics. In recent years, he has been most interested in the relationship between visual art and choreography or dance.


2019   Věra Jirousová Award for Art Critics


2014   RAVI Liège, Belgium – curatorial residency

2014   INI Project, Prague –  experimental project Je ne travaille Jamais

Published books:

2018   Choreografický moment, FUD UJEP, Ústí nad Labem. ISBN 978-80-7561-147-5

2014   Je ne Travaille jamais, INI, Prague. ISBN 978-80-260-6449-7

Articles published in magazines:

Flash Art CZ/SK, Flash Art International, Magazine X for Contemporary Drawing, Ateliér, Era 21, Art & Antiques, MF Dnes,, A2, Kapitál, Arts of the Working Class and others.