Publications

I have published essays and book reviews, in English and in Czech, in catalogues and peer-reviewed journals including Theatre Design&Technology, Theatralia , Divadelní revue, and Performance Research.

Among my most recent writings is my essay “Modern and Contemporary Czech Theatre Design: Dramatic Space of Freedom” in The Routledge Companion to Scenography (edited by A. Aronson, 2017). I also published “Theatre Design as Interpreter of History. Shakespeare in Prague: Imagining the Bard in the Heart of Europe” in Theatre Design & Technology (Summer 2017).

My essay “Costume and the Performing Body” appeared in The Disappearing Stage: Reflections on the 2011 Prague Quadrennial (Prague: Arts and Theatre Institute, 2011, edited by A. Aronson). I also contributed a chapter on contemporary costume designers in the Czech Republic to the book Czech Theatre Costume (Prague: Arts and Theatre Institute/Scéna: 2011).

I co-edited as a guest the special issue of Theatre and Performance Design Journal on the Prague Quadrennial 2015 (Routledge, 2016), and I have edited the book Scénografie mluví (Scenography Speaks: Conversations of Jarka Burian with Josef Svoboda, 2014; nominated for the Czech “Theatre News Award” 2014).

 

Conference Appearances

I have presented papers at national, and international conferences in the Czech Republic, Korea, and the United States. My most recent presentation has been “Scenography as an Affective Journey: Jana Preková’s Approaches to Staging King Lear” at the symposium Czech and Slovak Scenography for Shakespeare organized by The Ohio State University in conjunction with the Shakespeare in Prague exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art (2017).

 

 

 

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