Irina Tchmyreva

The resurrection of the salamander. The cultural science metaphors of the creative work of Robo Kocan. Irina Tchmyreva, PhD, Moscow Museum of Modern Art Central Europe is full of mysteries and secrets. But they are not only in the past. Sorcerers did not cease to...

Susan Snodgrass

Imaginary landscapes titled as Stories By Night-Light were created while in artist-residency at SPACES. But unlike Kočan´s previous works, these landscapes are imaginary. Here, angels, demons, goddesses, and ghosts emerge from the shadows of dreamy, unidentified...

Simona Labadyova

Rich photographic creation, creativity, high technical expertise, experimentation (while creating his works Robo Kočan likes prolonging the photographic exposition, applying coloured filters, completing his works with drawings, colouring them; combining images...

Rudo Prekop

Robo is nine years younger than me. We graduated from the same high school – Arts Industry in Košice – however when Robo enrolled, I had just left. I finished the Prague FAMU before the Velvet Revolution, while Robo became one of the first graduates of the...

Marta Klobucnikova

In the early 90s, photographer Robo Kočan joins the Slovak photography scene. This is the period of his studies at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design, during which he already sets up exhibitions actively, and his photographs are a part of home and abroad art exhibits...

Lee Karpiscak Independent Arts Consultant

To whom it May Concern June 21, 2005 Re:REFERENCE LETTER FOR SLOVAK PHOTOGRAPHER – ROBO KOCAN Dear Sir / Madam: Robo Kocan is one of the most significant contemporary photographers in Slovakia – I have had an opportunity to follow his professional path since 1998 when...