Guest Lectures 7

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307EHPF7 Z 2 13S English winter

Subject guarantor

Hynek ALT, Štěpánka ŠIMLOVÁ

Name of lecturer(s)

Hynek ALT, Štěpánka ŠIMLOVÁ

Learning outcomes of the course unit

A series of lectures will be given by interesting personalities in the field of photography and the theory of photography. It is aimed at broadening students´ horizons and taking a critical approach to contemporary artists and theorists.

Mode of study

OpenEye18 is a cycle of lectures by guest theoreticians, artists and professors on contemporary art and new technologies. The lectures are designed for FAMU students, students of other universities and for the public. They are held in English or are interpreted into English. |


Smetanovo náb. 2, Prague 1

U1/projection, 1st floor

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Each student will choose ONE lecture PER SEMESTER and will write essays on IT. These essays should further elaborate on the topic. It should be a critical and analytical study not just reproduction of what was said by the guest or his or her biography.

These essays are to be written, amounting to at least two pages of text each (3600 signs).

Deadline: always before the end of the semester.

Course contents

OpenEye18 Winter Semester

10. 10. Matthew Monteith

17. 10. Max Feldman

24. 10. Juliana Hoschlova

31. 10. Arno Gisinger

7. 11. Charlotta Kotik

14. 11. Aron Kutvolgyi-Szabo

21. 11. Milena Dopitová

28. 11. Tereza Stejskalová

5. 12. Josef Mrva

12. 12. Myles Starr

Recommended or required reading

Depends on the personalities invited.

Assessment methods and criteria

To receive credits for „Guest lectures“, you must (1) meet the attendance requirements (you may miss max. 2 lectures per semester); (2) submit a written evaluation of the course, at least one-page (300 words) assessment stating which of the lectures you found important, relevant or interesting, which you didn't find so and why; you may also suggest what kind of guests should be invited in the next semester. Send your papers by 22 December 2018 as a pdf attachment to



Schedule for winter semester 2021/2022:

(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Wed 19:00–20:35 Hynek ALT
lecture parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2021/2022:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans