Jiří Černický is a Czech visual artist and author of experimental and intermedia projects. He engages in media projects involving video art, visual poetry and photography. His work displays social and political engagement and the trespassing of social taboos. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, where he studied in the studio of Miloš Šejn and Jiří David. In 2015 he was appointed associate professor of the Faculty of Art and Design at Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem. Currently, he is head of the Painting studio at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.