2022 | NYC | Artist
Jakub Choma, "Loose body, inflamed eyes", 2018, mixed media. Photo: Jan Kolsky
Artist Name: Jakub Choma
Residency Dates: July - August 2022
Born: 1995, Košice, Slovakia
Lives and works: Prague, Czech Republic
URL: jakubchoma.parts | @jakub_choma
Education: AAAD Prague, painting studio of Jiří Černický and Michal Novotný
Jakub Choma is the winner of 2020 Jindrich Chalupecky Award.
Choma’s work addresses the aesthetics of digital waste with emphasis on the material nature of the seemingly immaterial virtual environment.
In 2018 Choma held the solo exhibition Stepping on a Lego at Polansky Gallery in Prague and in 2017 a solo exhibition at Via art Gallery in Prague.
Group exhibitions include: Quantum Fields, East Slovak Gallery, Košice (2021), An Incomplete & Unreliable Guide to Social Media War Room, Georg Kargl, Vienna (2021), State of High Performance, Basis, Frankfurt (2021), Cold Case, PGS, Iron Mountains, CZ (2021), Please, Mind the Gap!, Műtő, Budapest, HU (2021), Cruel Summer Camp, Exile Gallery, Vienna (2020), Dystopian Realism, Cursor Gallery, Prague, CZ (2020), Máscaras (Masks), Galeria Municipal do Porto, Porto, PT (2020), Swamp Horses, Spirit Vessel, Espinavessa, ES (2019), First I Have to Put My Face On at Foothold, Polignano a Mare, IT (2018) among others.
Support: Jakub Choma's residency is made possible with support from The Trust for Mutual Understanding.