Solo show at ZVE Bratislava 2019
Solo show at ZVE Prague 2018
Solo show at ZVE Bratislava 2016

Jaroslav KYŠA (1981, Slovakia)


2000 – 2007 TU, Faculty of Arts, Department of Arts and Intermedia, Studio of free creativity 3D, Košice, Slovakia
2003 Study stage on Academy of fine arts and design in Bratislava, Space comunication studio, Bratislava, Slovakia

Awards, Residences

2021 Visegrad Artist Residency in New York | ISCP – International Studio & Curatorial Program
NOVUM Foundation Award 2017, main prize, Slovakia
NOVUM Foundation Award 2015, finalist, Slovakia
2015 Brooklyn Langer residency, New York, USA
2014 Finalist of Oskár Čepan award for young artists, Slovakia
2013 Artist in residence, Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany
2011 Artist in residence, Banska St a nica, Slovakia
2011 Winner of Szpilman award 2011, Germany
2010 Artist in residence, CELEIA, Celje, Slovenia
2009 Finalist of Szpilman award, Berlin, Germany
2008 Artist in residence, Futura, Prague, Czech Republic
2004 Finalist of Oskár Čepan award for young artists, Slovakia


Východoslovenská galéria, Košice, Slovakia
Považská galéria umenia v Žiline, Slovakia

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021 LOOP Barcelona, La Pedrera-Casa Mila, Barcelona, Spain | represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2020 Jaroslav Kyša and Richard Loskot: Tma představ, curated by Tereza Jindrová, Meet Factory (Kostka Gallery), Prague, Czech Rep.
2020 Jaroslav Kyša: Order of Waves, curated by Michal Stolárik, Jan Koniarek Gallery in Trnava, Slovakia
2019 I was keeping it all safe for you, ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Bratislava, Slovakia
2018 See through your finger (with Juraj Rattaj), curated by Ján Kralovič, Kunstraum SUPER, Vienna, Austria
2018 Fifth Force, curated by Lily Hall, ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Prague, Czech Republic
2018 We see objects around us because of the light they create, curated by Erik Vilím, Šopa gallery, Košice, Slovakia
2017 Process (with Juraj Bartusz), ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Bratislava, Slovakia
2016 Zero Meridian, ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Bratislava, Slovakia
2015 There is no such place ( with Jan Gašparovič ), 
House of Arts, Brno, Czech Republic
2014 Island of stability ( with Jan Gašparovič ), amt_project, Bratislava, Slovakia
2012 Alchemy inside of you, Plusminus gallery, Žilina, Slovakia
2012 Destruct to reconstruct, Cyprian Majernik gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2010 Wax tears ceremony ( with Dávid Demjanovič ), Enter gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2010 Too far east is west, London Metropolitan University, London, United Kingdom
2010 INTER/national/VENTION, Photoport Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2009 Love us or die, etc. gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2008 Black rainbow, Museum of Vojtech Loffler, Košice, Slovakia
2008 0:00 – ( with Maria Hladikova ), A.M. 180 gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

Selected Group Exhibitions

2021/22 Human in Cave, Gallery NTK, Prague, Czech Rep.
2021 The dreams in which I’m are the best I’ve ever had, curated by Michal Stolárik, Mauve, Vienna, Austria
2021 Dark Night of the Soul, curated by Nina Moravcová, Oblastní galerie Vysočiny v Jihlavě, Czech Rep.
2021 Action Everything, curated by Nikolas Bernáth, Galéria mesta Bratislava, Slovakia
2021 Two Shapes of Leaf on Tree, group exhibition curated by Erik Vilím, East Slovak Gallery in Košice, Slovakia
2020 Illusion and Virtual Reality in Arts, Gallery of Academy of Fine Arts and Design, Bratislava
2020 viennacontemporary, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2020 7140+ New acquisitions in VSG (Východoslovenská galéria Košice) collection, curated by M. Kleban, K. Nádaská, East Slovakian Public Gallery, Košice, Slovakia
2019 4+4 Days in Motion, 24th International Festival of Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Rep.
2019 Melanch lia, Považská galéria umenia, Žilina, Slovakia
2019 viennacontemporary, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2019 Techné, Gallery NTK, Prague, Czech Rep.
2019 Entrotopia, Rantakasarmi Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
2019 VOLTA Basel, Switzerland, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2019 Festival M3, Rokytka Riverside Prague, Czech Rep.
2019 External and Main Memory, Medium Gallery, Bratislava
2018 White Shadows, Wumin Art Center, Cheongju-si, South Korea
2018 Constructive Lyric, Galéria Medium, Bratislava, Slovakia
2018 #OK / XII. Trienále malého objektu a kresby, Galéria Jozefa Kollára, Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia
2018 VOLTA 14, Basel, Switzerland, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2018 Every Other Thing, Krokus Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2018 Start and Finish, transit.sk, Bratislava, Slovakia
2017 Global Control and Censorship, Nová synagoga, Žilina, Slovakia
2017 Art Encounters, Timisoara, Romania 
2017 Residency Under Investigation, Tranzit, Bratislava, Slovakia
2017 Konstruktivní lyrika, GAMP, Plzeň, Czech Republic
2017 SCOPE Basel, Switzerland, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2017 Ko-shické metro, Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem, Czech Republic
2017 Arc of Memory, curated by Tereza JIndrová, ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN, Prague, Czech Republic
2016 – 2017 Time After Time, MeetFactory, Prague, Czech Republic
2016 – 2017 Look What Is Back, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Slovakia
2016 YIA # 7 (Young International Artists) Paris, France, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2016 Potential of everyday life, Museum of Art, Zilina, Slovakia
2016 No Goddess of Memory, MAGMA Contemporary Art Space, Sepsiszentgyorgy, Romania
2016 YIA # 6 (Young International Artists) Brussels, Belgium, represented by ZAHORIAN & VAN ESPEN
2016 THE AMBIGUOUS LIGHTNESS OF BEING, Diana Lowenstein Gallery, Miami
2015/16 Bunker Specific, Nitra Gallery, Nitra, Slovakia
2015 RESET 2015, Jozef Kollár Gallery, Banská Štiavnica, Slovakia
2015 Art Has No Alternative, Tranzit, Bratislava, Slovakia
2014 Oskar Cepan Award /finalists, Kunsthalle Zilina, Slovakia
2014 Past → Present → Past, Karlin Studios, Prague, Czech Republic
2014 Situace 47, Pavilon gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
2014 SNP Non-obligatory Exhibition, Kunsthalle Košice, Slovakia
2014 Darker than Black, Soda gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2013 Werkleitz – Jubilaums Festival 2013, Halle (Salle), Germany
2013 The Emperor’s New Apparel, Trafo gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2013 Hunky Dory, Karlin studios, Prague, Czech Republic
2013 Mor Ho!, Red gallery, London, United Kingdom
2012 Schwindel der Freiheit, Collegium Hungaricum Berlin (.CHB), Berlin, Germany
2012 All Lights are Fire (with P. Koysova and J. Gasparovic), SPACE Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2012 Time Geometry – Practices in Public Environment, Regional History Museum, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2011 Zero years, House of art, Bratislava, Slovakia
2011 Ironapplause.net, international exhibition of network YVAA, Slovak National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2011 Velvet, Red gallery, London, United Kingdom
2010 Debate, Speaker’s Corner, London, United Kingdom
2010 LOOKING FWD!, Kyoto Art Map, Kyoto, Japan
2010 Prostor Z(I)LIN(A), artistic intervention into public space, Regional Gallery of Fine Art in Zlín, Czech Republic and Museum of Art in Žilina, Slovakia
2010 Financial Crisis and its Representations, Haggerstons’ Drawers Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2010 Projection – international videoart exhibition, metro line 3, Paris, France
2009 Donumenta – Perfect Asymmetry II, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, Germany
2009 Urban Jealousy – Biennial of Tehran, Belgrad, Serbia
2008 Slovak shoot, HIT gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia
2008 Gallery by night, Studio Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2008 Drei, Antje Wachs gallery, Berlin, Germany
2008 Sex, Kressling gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia

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