Jakub Nepraš finished his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts (AVU) in Prague in 2006. He has exhibited his work in Shanghai (China), New York (U.S.A.), Germany, Uruguay, Israel, Portugal and many other places. He was asked to exhibit in the Czech Pavilion of World Expo two times; 2016 in Milan and 2015 in Shanghai.
2007 Euromobile Prize for best work at the Arte Fiera Bologna, IT
2007 Essl Award, 2nd prize
2007 International Biennale Florence, 3rd prize
2005 Essl Award 4th prize
Jakub Nepraš draws upon scientific and philosophical knowledge, as well as personal experience, emotions and intuition. He tries to study the contemporary developmental tendencies and behaviour of our super-organism in relation to the position of the individual within the whole entity, and to monitor those natural principles that control or influence all of this. Jakub is reflecting the fundamental changes of society and technology and also its dangers and estrangement from human beings and nature. He is trying in his work to re-appropriate a more original and purer way of life and to give natural, organic forms to contemporary society and technology.