Hana Buddeus

Mgr. Hana Buddeus, Ph.D.

Department of Art of the 19th-21st Centuries


Researcher at the Department of Art of the 19th-21st Centuries

Hana Buddeus studied Art History and French at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in Prague (MA) and Art Theory and History at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague (Ph.D.). She has been working at the IAH CAS since 2016. She is member of the Photography Research Centre founded by Petra Trnková in 2018. From 2016 to 2020, she took part in the five-year Sudek Project focusing on Josef Sudek and his photographs of artworks (WEB). She edited Sudek and Scuplture (2020) and Instant Presence: Representing Art in Photography (ed. with Vojtěch Lahoda and Katarína Mašterová, 2017). In 2018 she received the Josef Krása Award for her dissertation published under the title Zobrazení bez reprodukce? Fotografie a performance v českém umění 70. let 20. století [Representation without Reproduction? Photography and Performance in Czech Art of the 1970s]. She has been a member of the Czech Association of Art Historians (UHS) committee since 2020. As a curator, she occasionally focuses on contemporary art, she led the AMU Gallery in Prague (2013–2015), was a member of the Fotograf Gallery curatorial team (2021–2022), the editorial board of Fotograf magazine (2013–2022) and participated in the curatorial concept of several editions of the festival of the same name (2013–2015).

Research outputs (selection):

Hana Buddeus – Anežka Bartlová (eds.), Infrastruktury (dějin) umění, Prague: Artefactum 2022.

Hana Buddeus, Enlarged Details and Close-up Views. Art Reproduction in 1930s Czechoslovakia, Artium Quaestiones, vol. 33, 2022, pp. 61–86.

Hana Buddeus, Sudeks Gärten im Sozialismus, in: Philipp Freytag (ed.), Zwischen Avantgarde und Repression. Tschechische Fotografie (1948–1968), exh. cat., Dresden: Sandstein 2022, pp. 96–105.

Hana Buddeus (ed.), Sudek and Sculpture, Prague 2020

Hana Buddeus, Storing and/or Sharing: the Negative in the Commercial Work of Josef Sudek, Umění / Art LXVI, 2018, No. 5, pp. 388–399.

Hana Buddeus, (rec.) Tomáš Pospiszyl (ed.), Vladimír Ambroz. Akce / Actions, Praha 2017, Umění / Art LXVI, 2018, No. 5, pp. 440–442.

Hana Buddeus, Mlsný a zvědavý V. V. Štech: dějiny umění jako živá současnost, in: Tomáš Dvořák a kol., Fotografie, socha, objekt, Praha 2018, pp. 7–29.

Hana Buddeus, Infiltrating the Art World through Photography. Petr Štembera’s 1970s Networks, Third Text, [Special Issue “Actually Existing Artworlds of Socialism”. Guest Editor: Reuben Fowkes], 2018, No. 153, pp. 468–484.

Hana Buddeus, Zobrazení bez reprodukce? Fotografie a performance v českém umění semdesátých let 20. století, Praha 2017.

Hana Buddeus – Katarína Mašterová – Vojtěch Lahoda (edd.), Instant Presence. Representing Art in Photography, Praha 2017.

Hana Buddeus, Braun, Brokof, Sudek et al.,  Czech Baroque Sculpture in the Light of Modernist Photography, in: Hana Buddeus – Katarína Mašterová – Vojtěch Lahoda (edd.), Instant Presence. Representing Art in Photography, Praha 2017, pp. 177–195.

Hana Buddeus, Fotografické podmínky happeningu, Sešit pro umění, teorii a příbuzné zóny, 2014, No. 16, pp. 18–37.

Hana Buddeus, 3 Poznámky k funkci dokumentace v době normalizace, in: Jan Krtička – Jan Prošek (edd.), Dokumentace umění, Ústí nad Labem 2013, pp. 67–79.

Hana Buddeus – Mariana Dufková – Johanka Lomová – Václav Janoščík (edd.), Dějiny umění v rozšířeném poli, Praha 2011.

Current projects:

The Matrix of Photomechanical Reproductions: Histories of Remote Access to Art

Resonances: Regional and Transregional Cultural Transfer in the Art of the 1970s (2021–2024) – International Visegrad Fund, Strategic Grants – Returning to the roots of Visegrad cooperation

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