MATĚJ HÁJEK & BET ORTEN
from the Czech Republic to the Cowwarr Art Space Garden Studio
Matěj Hájek graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague in 2010 (sculpture studio of Jaroslav Róna). He is one of the founding members of the Czech artistic and activist group Ztohoven. The activities of the group reach far beyond the local scope and it is therefore strongly established on the international arts scene.
Bet Orten photography, oscillates between fashion photography, documentary, portrait and landscape art. Her photographs resemble poetic images or impressions from stories so familiar yet never written. Bet garnered her experience mostly abroad. She lived in New York where she worked as assistant in the team of the famous American photographer Steven Klein. She graduated from London College of Fashion in the field of fashion photography. In 2012 she was awarded the Czech Grand Design award in the category “Photographer of the Year”.