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Bohus Ziskal

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Bohus has over ten years' teaching experience: as a guest lecturer he has taught at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering at the Czech Technical University (ČVUT) and at the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague. He spent four years as assistant professor at Charles University in the Institute of Information Studies and Librarianship, where he helped to found a new specialization: “New Media Studies”.

Bohus Ziskal has a Master’s degree in Technical Cybernetics from the Faculty of Electrotechnical Engineering at the Czech Technical University, and holds a PhD in Information Science from Charles University's Faculty of Philosophy. He spent over eight years working for TV and film productions in both a creative and technical capacity, including positions as postproduction technician, graphics designer, SFX supervisor and Head of the Graphics Department. After several years in the non-profit sector (oriented towards the intersection of new technologies and art), Bohus has joined Visual Unity (formerly Visual Connection), the Czech leading system integrator in the field of professional digital multimedia. Since 2012 he has worked as an independent project manager and graphic designer, and writes articles for technical magazines.

A 'renaissance man', Bohus has been involved in many artistic and technological projects including design for CD and LP covers, music videos and web pages; in the role of VJ he has collaborated with contemporary classical music ensembles, and he is also interested in poetry and neuroscience.

Position

Programme Leader

Faculty or Department

School of Media & IT

Education

PhD, Charles University
MSc, Czech Technical University