Jitka Teubalová (Ivančice u Brna, 1975) studied English language at the Faculty of Education at Masaryk University (Brno). Between 1998 and 2001 she lived in Buenos Aires, where she attended courses of photography, drawing and painting with teachers María Luz Seghezzo and Dina Cusnir. From 2001 to 2010 she lived in Prague where she worked as a freelance photographer and costume designer for theatre. In 2001 she attended a drawing workshop given by Michal Pěchouček. From 2003 to 2009 she studied Photography at the Institute of Creative Photography of the University of Silesia (ITF- Institut Tvůrčí Fotografie) in Opava, Czech Republic. In 2004 she attended a residency in Wroclaw, Poland, coordinated with German photographer Tina Bara, and supervised by Czech photographer Václav Jirásek. In 2009 she completed her thesis "The Mask and Disguise in Czech and Slovak Photography" under the direction of the main Czech theorist and historian of Photography Vladimir Birgus.
In 2010 she moved to Buenos Aires, Argentina. She lives between Buenos Aires and Prague. Together with her partner, Julián Teubal, she runs chinovistudio; visual communication studio (www.chinovistudio.com and chinovifotoatelier.blogspot.com). She has exhibited her photographs in Argentina, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Austria and England. At the moment she is attending a course Archives and Activationes (Archivos y activaciones) in the Art platform Imaginary Project (Proyecto imaginario, Buenos Aires), she also writes short stories and is a member of the Choir (Coro del Faro, Buenos Aires). With Julián they have two daughters: Ema and Ludmila.
Front and Back. Curated by: Laura Mosquera, Catalina Bartolomé, and Mariano A. Fernandez. General Food (December).
Koláz. Central Newbery (June).
Scenographic. Curated by Teresa Riccardi. Boulogne Sur Mer Art Building (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
Generation Y. Curated by Dušan Kochol and Karolína Kedrová. OFF-Festival of Photography (Bratislava, Slovak Republic).
1st Floor. 300 Things. Curated by Gustavo Morales. Villa Victoria Cultural Centre (Mar del Plata, Argentina).
2010 – 2011
Twenty Years of the Institute of Creative Photography Curated by: Vladimir Birgus, University of Silesia, Opava Reduta Theatre (Brno); Gallery GAMU (Prague, Czech Republic); University of Oxford (Oxford, UK); Linacre College (Oxford, UK); Gallery Opera (Ostrava, Czech Republic); Theatre Jiřího Myrona (Ostrava, Czech Republic); Photokino Kolín nad Rýnem (Cologne, Germany); Gallery Open, (Bratislava, Slovak Republic); Gallery U Rytíře (Liberec, Czech Republic); Gallery Bochenska (Warsaw, Poland).
Federico Klemm Foundation Visual Arts Award (selected). Selection and awards jury: Rodrigo Alonso, Mercedes Casanegra, Elena Oliveras, Julio Sánchez and Osvaldo Svanascini. Klemm Foundation (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
MOTHER - New Images in Art and Literature. Curated by Roman Grabner and Johannes Rauchenberger. Kulturzentrum bei den Minoriten (Graz, Austria).
Bicentennial postcards. Curated by Federico Towpyha and María Carolina Baulo. Federico Towpyha Gallery, Contemporary Art (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
Portraits 009. Closing Works of the Institute of Creative Photography (ITF) of the
University of Silesia. Opera Gallery, Theatre Jiřího Myrona (Ostrava, Czech Republic).
8 GEN. Solnice Cultural Centre (České Budějovice, Czech Republic).
8 GEN. Gallery Trafačka (Prague, Czech Republic).
14 ITF students. Curated by Nadia Rovderová. Gallery České Plastiky and Atmosphere Design Studio, (Prague, Czech Republic).
Something with you. Curated by: Julieta Escardó and Florencia Cirilo Eclectic Space (Buenos Aires, Argentina).
Self-Portrait in Photography. Curated by Václav Jirásek. Dóm Romanski Gallery (Wrotzlaw, Poland).
2003 – 2005
Closing Works 1998 - 2003. Curated by Vladimir Virgus. Dům umění, (Opava, Czech Republic); Galerie Opera, Divadlo Jiřího Myrona (Ostrava, Czech Republic); Fotogaleria pf, Centrum Kultury Zamek (Poznaň, Poland); Fuji Film Fotografijos galerija (Kovno, Litvia)
One hundred engravings by José Guadalupe Posada / Tribute to Frida Kahlo.
Gallery Kritiků, Palác Adria, (Prague, Czech Republic)
Images of Tucumán. Sociology Book Fair. Faculty of Social Sciences,
University of Buenos Aires (UBA), (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS :
HER. Curated by: Jindřich . Gallery Café Amadeus, Olomouc (Czech Republic).
HER. Curated by Vladimir Birgus. Velryba Gallery, Praha.
HER. Curated by Florencia Cirilo. Meridion Gallery, Buenos Aires.
Mexican Lottery and other photographs 2002 - 2005. Curated by Radka Doležalová
Solnice Cultural Centre, České Budějovice (Czech Republic).
VIDEOS AND AUDIOVISUAL WORKS
Český ráj / Czech Paradise (2019). (slideshow). Photographs: Jitka Teubalová. Music: "Zvon" by Iva Bittová and Vladimir Vaclavek. Edition: Jitka Teubalová and Julián Teubal.
More than a thousand words. (2016). Sixth season. Chapter five: Jitka and Julián Teubal. Idea and production: Lizzie Jermoli Hand and Mariana Redelico.
Underground Virgins (2009). Performance made and documented in the Buenos Aires underground. Performer: Jitka Teubalová. Camera: Julián Teubal. Edition: Jitka Teubalová and Julián Teubal. Music: "Bizarra" by Nicolás Varchausky and Rafael Spregelburd.
PUBLICATIONS AND CATALOGUES
Koláž. Virtual catalogue of the exhibition (June 2016).
Scenographic. Text and curatorship: Teresa Riccardi. Exhibition catalogue. BSM Art Building Editions (November 2013).
Ornament - Y. Text and curatorship: Dušan Kochol and Karolína Kedrová. OFF Festival Bratislava. Festival catalogue (November 2013).
Mothers Alone in Argentina by Carina Lupica and Care Written on the Body by María Consuelo Gaitan Clavijo. Photographic illustration of the articles. Photo editor: Julieta Escardó. Magazine Por Escrito. Year 7 / No 8 (June 2013).
1st Floor Three Hundred Things. Text and curatorship: Gustavo Morales. Exhibition catalogue. Ediciones Centro Cultural Villa Victoria (April 2013).
Assorted Acid #22: Pair. Various authors (June 2011).
Opava School of Photography. Twenty Years of the Institute of Creative Photography. Published by the University of Silesia in Opava.
Federico Jorge Klemm Prize for the Visual Arts 2010. Catalogue of the exhibition. Published by the Federico Jorge Klemm Foundation (November-December 2010).
Jitka Teubal: ONA v masce a převleku (Jitka Teubal: HER with mask and costume). By Jan Barto'. FONT magazine, graphics magazine, No 108 (January 2010).
Aukce č.3 (Auction No 3). Artkunst / Galerie 5.patro (Auction catalogue) (November 2008).
Aukce č.2 (Auction No 2). Artkunst / Galerie 5.patro (Auction catalogue) (June 2008).
8 Gen. Text and curatorship: Pavel Mara. Edited by Free Sam (June 2008).
Celebration of love. By Julieta Escardó and Florencia Cillo. Doble E Magazine (November 2005).
The Drunkard. Cover of LLEGAS magazine, No 37 (April 2005).
Studentské fotografie. Volná tvorba v Opavě (Student photographs: free work in Opava) by Vladimir Birgus. Art & Antiques magazine (February 2004).
Beyond the Skulls of José Guadalupe Posadas by Román Casado. Czech Radio 7, Prague Radio (November 2004).
Diploma and Final Portfolios 1998 - 2003. Institute of Creative Photography (ITF), University of Silesia (2003).