Tereza Zelenkova (b. 1985 in Ostrava, Czech Republic) received her BA from the University of Westminster (2010) and her MA in Photography from the Royal College of Art (2012). She is a finalist of The 1000 Words Magazine Award 2012, was shortlisted for the Saatchi New Sensations 2012 award, and was a finalist of Fresh Faced & Wild Eyed 2011 awarded by The Photographers’ Gallery. She has several self-published books as well as Supreme Vice published by Mörel Books. Her self-published book Index of Time (2012), in collaboration with Peter Watkins, was selected as one of the best books of 2012 by Photo-Eye. She has exhibited her work in galleries and museums worldwide, most recently at the Lianzhou Foto festival in China, the Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts (Perth, AU), Western Exhibitions (Chicago, US), and Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art (Sunderland, UK). Her work is part of the collections at Fotomuseum Winterthur and Saatchi Gallery.

At the core of her practice she seeks to destabilize different subjects by reassessing their potential as metaphors for broader metaphysical questions surrounding our existence. By looking at things through a prism of art and literature, she attempts to realign their place in the world and open up their potential for meaning.”


Saatchi & Channel 4’s New Sensations, London, UK.
Matt Roberts Slon Art Prize, Matt Roberts Arts, London, UK.
Indexes and Other Figures, Berlin, DE.
RCA Show 2012, Royal College of Art, London, UK.
Coal & Steel, Candid Arts Trust . London, UK.
Black Thorns in the White Cube, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, US.
Hijacked III, Quad, Derby, UK & Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, AU.


The Wonders of The Visible World, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, UK.
How Looking Gets in the Way of Seeing, Twelve Around One Gallery, London, UK.
Altitude +1000 Festival de Photographie de Montagne, Rossiniere, CH.
Construct (Royal College of Art MA Photography at Folkestone Triennial), various venues, Folkestone, UK.
Velvet, Red Gallery, London, UK.
The Collector’s Guide to New Art Photography Vol. 2, Chelsea Museum of Art, New York, USA.
Oblong Gallery Presents (with Jh Engstrom, Laura Hynd, Michael Grieve), London, UK.
RCA Work in Progress, Royal College of Art, London, UK.
re: control, Oubliette at Shaftesbury Avenue, London, UK.


This Must be The Place, Jerwood Visual Arts, London, UK.
Women in Art Photography U.K., London, UK.
Free Range, Truman’s Brewery, London, UK.
One or Several Wolves , The Haggerston, London UK.
120 x120 Cover Exhibition, 66 Gallery, Prague, CZ.

URL: www.terezazelenkova.com