Jana Novotny-Jakoubek

Born in Prague, Jana Novotny (*1979) studied Art History and German Philology in Zurich (Switzerland). On her way to obtaining her PHD in the field of Contemporary Art, she worked in radio and television editorial offices, theatres and in various art projects. From 2011-2022 Jana Novotny was the artistic director of Fumetto Comic Festival Lucerne and responsible for programming and realizing exhibitions, symposiums, frame- and mediation programs in Switzerland and abroad. Fumetto is an international nine-day festival dedicated to avant-garde comic crossing borders to other art forms, existing since 1992.