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Eva Svankmajerova

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Eva Švankmajerová was born September 25, 1940 in the Czech town of Kostelec nad Černými Lesy. She came to Prague in 1958 to study at the School of Interior Design and later the Music Academy's drama department. Since 1970 she has been an active member of the Czech and Slovak Surrealist Group. Known for her paintings and ceramic work, her poetry and prose regularly appear in the journal Analagon. English translations of her poetry have been published in Surrealist Women: an International Anthology (University of Texas Press) and Prague Literary Review (no. 3, 2005). In addition, she collaborated with her husband Jan Švankmajer on a number of films, such as Alice, Faust, Conspirators of Pleasure, and Little Otik. She died on October 20, 2005.


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Baradla Cave

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