Radovan Kodera

1960, Cheb

MgA. Radovan Kodera was born in Cheb and since 1974 he lives in Pilsen. Since the second half of the 1980s he has been involved in photography and since 1992 he has been working as a photographer of the National Heritage Institute in Pilsen. Since 2012 he has been teaching at the Ladislav Sutnar Faculty of Design and Art at the University of West Bohemia in Pilsen. In 2014 he graduated from the Institute of Creative Photography of the Silesian University in Opava. He is the chairman of the Pro Photo civic association and curator of exhibitions in the Great and Old Synagogues in Pilsen, author of the documentary exhibitions Pilsen in the Velvet Revolution 1989, Jews Lived Here - History and Present of Jewish Monuments in Western Bohemia in Photos (Neo)Nazism and Communism - The Advantages and Destruction of Democracy, Miroslav Zikmund 95. He has been exhibiting since the early 1990s. He has participated in several exhibitions and publications on architecture and art (Architects of the interwar Pilsen, Sculpture in the architecture of the 20th century in the Pilsen Region, Pilsen during the Art Nouveau, Loos - Pilsen - context, etc.). He is also the author of the Holocaust Memorial Project from the Pilsen Region Garden of Memories at the former Relief Synagogue in Pilsen.
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