Dana Recmanová

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Dana Recmanová (1970, Havířov) holds a masters degree in media studies from the Faculty of Social Sciences, Brno (1996-1999). In 1997, she worked as an assistant in close cooperation with Chris Hill at the studio of video-multimedia-performance at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Brno. From 1997-1999, Recmanová worked as the editor of cultural programs for the English-language service of Czech Radio.

From 1999-2003, she developed an international artist residency program at the Chateau in Cimelice for the Center for Contemporary Arts Prague. In 2001 she co-founded and co-directed the program for artist residencies Studio Jelení in Prague. She has participated in production, managerial or curatorial capacities in a number of specific projects (Cafe9.net - Implementation of a one-year international project for the European Capitals of Culture 2000 (Avignon, Helsinki, Crakow, Brussels, Prague, Reykjavik); focusing on the educational and cultural potential of the Internet and electronic technologies: 2001: Archaeology of new media; 2003 at the Goethe Institute in Prague, the FM@dia Forum in Prague and Freistadt).

From autumn 2004, Recmanová was the co-curator and program manager, ensuring the operation of Školská 28 Communication Space. Between 2005-2008, Školská 28 was affiliated with the artist residency project of the Linhart Foundation at Open Studios in Dolní Počernice, that included a global grant from the Unesco-Aschberg Bursaries International. She served on the Ministry of Culture Commission for the selection of artists to the Egon Schiele Center in Český Krumlov, and on the commission for the arts at the Theatre Institute for the selection of artists for residencies abroad. (2018)