Jan Mocek, *1986, works at the crossroads of theatre and visual art. His works invites spectators into an immersive enviroments offering interactivity and open interpretation. In 2010, he devised a physical theatre performance Tanz im Quadrat, awarded as the „Project of the Year“ at the …příští vlna / next wave… festival.
Since 2013 he has intensively explored urban public spaces, that became stages for his next productions. In this framework he created Play Underground (2014), an interactive site-specific videowalk located in a multistorey parking garage beneath the National Theatre in Prague.The Radiant Cities (2016-xx) is his long term artistic project consisting of several multimedia performances focused at the (post)socialistic prefab housing estates and utopian realities of past and today.
His latest piece Shadow Meadow (2017) is inventing a theatrical space as a site-specific location. Jan Mocek is a member of IN-SITU – European Platform for Artistic Creation in Public Space.