Born 1977, Prague, Czechoslovakia

Studies

1999-2006
Prague Academy of Applied Arts, photography studio under Prof. Pavel Štecha

2002-2003
Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, painting studios of Vladimír Skrepl & Jiří Kovanda

2002-2003
foreign study scholarship, Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture, studio of photography, Helsinki

Teaching activites

2018-
University of Jan Evangalista, Department of Fine Arts, Photography Atelier, Usti na Labem

2014-2018
Film and TV Academy, Department of Photography, Prague

2012-
Scholastika Collage, Department of Photography, Prague

Residencies, Stipends

CEAAC’s International Artist Residency Program, Strasbourg, FR, 2013
Egon Schiele Center Studio Program, Cesky Krumlov, funded by the Art & Theatre Institute in Prague, 201
Visegrad Artist residency stipend at Triangle Arts Center & Futura Center for Contemporay Art, N.Y.C. USA, 2011
Theatre Institute Artist residency stipend, El Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City, Mexico, 2010
Ministry of Culture Artist residency stipend at PROGR, Bern, CH, 2007

Founding member of the artist group Ládví

Solo exhibitions

2022

Míň: Mlčení, torzo, přítomnost 2, Galerie Caesar, Olomouc

2021

Silence, Torso, the Present, curated by Sandra Baborovská, Prague House of Photography, Prague City Gallery

2020

Truth, Berlinskej Model, Prague

Jiří Thýn, Truth, from the series Looking for a Monument, Phoinix, Bratislava, SK

2019

Shape, Work and Two Fat Bellies, hunt kastner, Prague

2017

Jiří Thýn: Hledání monumentu II | In Search of a Monument II, Dům uměni v Brně  | Brno House of Arts, Brno

2015

Two Ends of the Distance | Images that never happened, Fait Gallery, Brno

2014

Consciousness as a Fundamental Attribute I, II, CEAAC, Strasbourg, FR

Dva konce vzdálenosti | Two Ends of the Distance, Gallery at the French Institute, Prague
Consciousness as a Fundamental Attribute I, II, hunt kastner, Prague
Basic Studies, Non-narrative Photography, Josef Sudek Atelier Gallery, Prague

2013

Jiří Thýn, Galerie Luxfer, Ceska Skalice

Petra Heřmanová and Jiří Thýn: Reversed Mirror, curated by Tereza Sochorová Horaková, Studio Kostelni, Prague

2012

Basic Studies II: Non-narrative photography, České Budějovice House of Arts, České Budějovice

Jiří Thýn, Galerie Fiducia, Ostrava
Jiří Thýn (CZ) and Katie Holten (USA), Futura, Prague

2011

In Other Words, Gallery G99, DUMB: Brno House of Arts, Brno

50% Grey, Galerie Photoport, Bratislava, SK
Basic Studies, curated by Kateřina Uhliřová, Open Gallery, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Bratislava, SK
Cast of a Hand with a Small Torso, (with Jan Haubelt), curated by Edita Jeřabková, Fotograf Gallery, Prague
Archetypes, Space, Abstraction, Prague City Gallery, Old Town Hall, Prague

2010

Jiří Thýn, amt_project, Bratislava, SK

Between Circles, BKC, Gallery of Young Artists, Galerie U Dobrého pastýře, Brno
Fotografie / Photograph, Moravian Gallery, Atrium, Brno

2009

Less, hunt kastner, Prague

50% Grey, 35m2 Gallery, Prague
Jiří Thýn, Galerie NF, Ústí nad Labem

2008

4 Corners of the Hilton Hotel, Galerie ETC, Prague

2006

All the Best, Josef Sudek Gallery, Prague

2003

Local Ground, Galerie CO14, Prague

2002

A Quiet Place for My Sister, Gallery at the French Institute, Prague

Group exhibitions

2022

Our Heritage, Selection from the Balász-Dénes Collection, curated by Mónika Zsikla, Q Contemporary, Budapest, HU
Skrze tebe, vidím sebe / Through you, I see myself, curated by Anežka Kořínková & Kateřina Sýsová, 8smička, Humpolec
Prepictures: Jan Svoboda & fellows, curated by Pavel Vančát, SVIT, Prague
Divination from a Night Sky Partially Obscured by Clouds, The Role of Photography in the Post-Media Age, curated by Jitka Hlaváčková, Prague City Gallery, Prague

2021

No Art Today? New work from the Prague City Gallery Collection, GHMP at the Municipal Library exhibition hall, Prague
Jaromír Novotný & Jiří Thýn, Galerie Ferdinand Baumann, Prague

Private and Public Spaces – A Photo-based Selection from the Balázs–Dénes Collection, FUGA – Budapest Center of Architecture, Budapest, HU

2020

Lovelies from the Files. Sudek and Sculpture, curated by Hana Buddeus &
Katarína Mašterová, Prague City Gallery at the House of Photography, Prague
Light Underground, curated by Sandra Baborovská, Prague City Gallery at the House of the Stone Bell, Prague

2019

Orient 2, curated by Michal Novotný, Kunsthalle Bratislava, SK
Tender, curated by Michal Nanoru, Czech Center in New York, USA
The Audience Has Award, curated by the Jindrich Chalupecky society, Galerie TIC, Brno
Inner Gardening, curated by Eulalie Polne & Jiří Procházka, CAMP, Prague
Quodlibet, curated by Karel Císař, hunt kastner, Prague

2018

Tribute to the Broadcloth / Pocta suknu, curated by Emma Hanzlíková and Markéta Vinglerová, 8smička, Humpolec
Line, part of a friend of friend cooperative gallery project, BWA Warszawa, PL

Apparatus 2.0: The Unreliable Library / Nespolehlivá knihovna, curated by Vacláv Magid, Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague
Conditions of Impossibility VI/VII: Technical Detail, curated by Vacláv Magid, Kurzor Gallery, Foundation and Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague

2017

New Acquisitions from the Collections of Prague City Gallery, Prague City Gallery at the Municipal Library, Prague
Podmínky nemožnosti III/VII | Conditions of Impossibility III/IV, curated by Václav Magid, galerie Kurzor, Center and Foundation for Contemporary Art, Prague
Forms of Contemporary Sculpture – A Figurative Medium | Podoby současné plastiky  –  Médium figura, curated by Sandra Baborovská, Prague City Gallery, Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace, Prague
Don’t Worry Boy, curated by Karina Kottová and Tereza Jindrová, Forum Box, Helsinki, FI
Absolute Beginners, curated by Jaromír Novotný and Pavel Švec SVIT, Prague
AMIWHATIAMTHINKINGABOUT?, curated by Tomáš Svoboda and Ondřej Chrobák, 4+4 Days in Motion, kasárna Karlín, Prague

2016

Allegory or Perils of the Present Tense, Poetry Passage 2, curated by Adam Budak, Prague National Gallery at the Trade Fair Palace, Prague

MOCP at 40, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL, USA
Double Take: Drawing and Photography, Photography Gallery, London, UK
Reflex – Jam Session with Pavel Banka and Guests, Dům umění Ústí nad Labem
Apparatus for a Utopian Image, curated by Pavla Sceranková and Dušan Zahoranský, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY, USA
What People Do For Money, Manifesta11, curated by Christian Jankowski, Zurich, CH
On an Egg, curated by Pavel Vančat, 251 Cooper Street, Ottawa, CA

2015

The Hidden Language of Plants, Prague National Gallery at the Kinsky Palace
50 Years of Roudnice Gallery of Modern Art, Roudnice and Labem
The Best Tailor in Town, curated by Edith Jeřábková and Jiří Kovanda, hunt kastner, Prague
Colorless Green Ideas Sleep Furiously, curated by Markéta Stará, SYNTAX, Lisboa, PT

2014

Poetic materialism, curated by Boris Ondreička, SODA gallery, Bratislava, SK

The Golden Age, Reminiscence of Cubism in the visual arts, curated by Petr Veselý, Dům umění, GJK, Brno
The Hand, curated by Jiří Ptáček, Galerie U Dobrého pastýře, Brno
Past, Present, Past, curated by Edith Jeřábková, Futura, Prague
Magic Still-life, work from the PPF collection, Josef Sudek Atelier, Prague
An Homage to Otto Gutfreund, Galerie Otto Gutfreund, Dvůr Králové nad Labem
VII New Zlin Salon, Zlin Regional Art Gallery, Zlín
Boogie-Woogie, curated by Áron Fenyvesi, Tráfo Gallery, Budapest, HU
Literacy / Illiteracy, curated by Maria Kjær Themsen, 16th Tallinn Print Triennial, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, EE
Crystalization, curated by Radek Čák and Martin Fišr, Blansko City Gallery
9th International Biennale of Photography and Visual Arts, curated by Jan Kratochvíl, Hynek Alt and Aleksandra Vajd, Liege, BE
Wondering Paths, curated by Markéta Stará, Platforma Revólver, Lisbon, PT
The Beginning of the Century, curated by Pavlína Morganová, Ostrava Regional Gallery, Ostrava

2013

Photography, Reconstructed, curated by Pavel Vančat, Prague Biennale6, Žižkov Freight Railway Station, Prague

Works on Paper, I8 Gallery, Reykjavik, IS
Fotofestival Moravska Trebova, Moravska Trebova Museum
From Now On All Things Will be Beautiful, Kisterem Gallery, Budapest, HU
Red8, curated by Tereza Jindrová and Jen Kratochvil, Gallery VSUP, Academy of Art and Architecture, Prague
As the Earth Turns, All Things Slip Away, curated by Edith Jeřabková and Jiří Kovanda, hunt kastner, Prague
Element F, Moravian Galerie in Brno

2012

Fotograf Festival 2012, solo in project in the Albertov Botanical Garden, Tropical Greenhouse, Prague

Jindřich Chalupecky Award Finalists Exhibition, DUMB: House of the Lords of Kunštat, Brno
Open, Work from the Marek Contemporary Art Collection, curated by Marika Kupková and Ondřej Chrobák, Moravská Krumlov Chateau, Moravská Krumlov
Uninvited Guest, curated by Viktor Cech, Helena Blaškova, Galerie Chodovska tvrz, Prague
Is This Free…?, curated by Marco Antonini, NUTUREart Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Family Talk, curated by Marco Antonini, FUTURA, Prague
Islands of Resistance, Between the First and Second Modernity, curated by Edita Jeřabková, Jiří & Jana Ševčiková, National Gallery in Prague at the Veletržní Palace, Prague
Začatek stoleti / The Beginning of the Century, curated by Pavlina Morganová, Pilsen Regional Gallery, Pilsen
State of Affairs, Spaces through Ideological Appropriation, curated by Borbala Szalai, AMT Project, Bratislava, SK

2011

Urchonie, curated by Le Bureau (FR), FRAC Franche-Comte, Besancon, Galerie Klatovy / Klenova, Klatovy, Galerie 35 – Institute Francais, Prague

Jindřich Chalupecky Award Finalists Exhibition, DOX Center for Contemporary Art, Prague
Teleidoscope, curated by Markéta Stará, Open Gallery, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Bratislava, SK
Wasteland, curated by Lenka Vitková, Tranzit, Prague
Why Do I Keep Reading the Same Books?, curated by Petra Feriancová, amt gallery, Bratislava, SK
Citation and Interpretation, curated by Jiří Machalicky, Galerie NoD, Prague
Sculpture in the Street III, curated by Karel Císář, organized by DUMB: Brno House of Art, public spaces in Brno
6th New Zlín Salon, Zlín Regional Gallery, Zlin
Skutr III, 3rd Biennale of Young Artists, curated by Vladimír Beskid, Kopplova Villa GJK, Trnava, SK & Eastern Slovakian Regional Gallery, Kosice, SK
Turned Down, Wannieck Gallery, Brno
Mutating Medium, Photography in Czech Art 1990-2010, curated by Pavel Vančat, Galerie Rudofinum, Prague

2010

And Don’t Forget the Flowers, curated by Yvona Ferencová, Moravian Gallery in Brno

Ears Like Loops, curated by Edita Jeřabková, Zona sztuki aktualnej, Lodz, PL
7th Biennale of Young Artists, curated by Tomas Pospišzýl, Prague City Gallery, House of the Stone Bell, Prague
Ego / Portrait x Photography, curated by Robert Novák & Pavel Turek, Langhans Gallery, Prague
The Collectors, The Czechoslovak Pavilion, curated by Lucia Drdová & Martin Mazánec, Brot Kunsthalle, Vienna, AT
HotLine, curated by Jan Zalešák, Václav Špála Gallery, Prague
Dividing Line, curated by Jiří Machalicky, NoD Experimental Space, Prague
50% Grey: Contemporary Czech Photography Reconsidered, MoCP – Museum of Contemporary Photography, curated by Karel Císář & Karen Irvine, Chicago, IL, USA
Everyday(s), curated by Fabienne Bernadini and An Schlitz, Casino Luxembourg, forum d’art contemporain, LU
Art To Date, curated by Zuzana Štefková, NoD Experimental Space, Prague
After Velvet, curated by Sandra Baborovská & Karel Srp, Prague City Gallery at the House of the Golden Ring, Prague

2009

Historical Work, curated by Edita Jeřabková & Lenka Lindaurová, Galerie Václav Špála, Prague

White Paper, Black Bride, curated by Edita Jeřabková & Jiří Kovanda, Praguebiennal4, Karlín Hall, Prague
Psychology of the Future, A.M.180, Prague

2008

Reflecting Words, curated by Zdeněk Freisleben, Summer Star Palace at the White Mountain, Prague

Silent Agreement, curated by Edith Jeřabková & Pavel Vančat, Šternberk Municipal Gallery, Šternberk
The Essence, curated by Ivan Pinkava, Mánes Exhibition Hall, Prague
Contemporary Czech Cubism, curated by Vacláv Magid, Prague City Gallery, Old Town Hall, Prague

2007

Improved Model, Lame Effect, curated by Jiří Ptáček, NoD Experimental Space, Prague

Glocal Outsiders, curated by Jiří David and Vasil Artamanov, Prague Biennale 3, Karlín Hall, Prague

2006

Land locked, Well Gallery, London Collage of Communications, UK

This Point…, Preproduction Gallery, Berlin–Wedding, DE
Eternal States, Karlín Studios, Prague
Environmental, Galerie AM 180, Prague
Kolín Photography Festival Funke, Kolín

2005

We Did Almost Everything, (with Dominik Lang), Entrance Gallery, Karlin Studios, Prague

2004

Private Evolution, Academy of Fine Arts, Prague

1+1, Jelení Gallery, Center for Contemporary Arts, Prague
Neptune, Design Blok, curated by Tranzit CZ, Hotel Neptun, Prague

2003

We Believe, Galerie 1, Prague Academy of Fine Arts

Broumov Courtyards, a public art project in Broumov
Compression, curated by Display Gallery, Wedding Kolonie, Belin, DE
Sakra! / Dammit!, Galerie 1, AVU-Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Prague
Konfrontace / Confrontation, House of Photography, Prague