Miroslav Hodeček is a 29 year-old photographer based in Ostrava, Czech Republic. After undergraduate studies in humanitarian aid and completing master's in social work he has been working in these fields several years, which has an influence on his photo work. He focuses primarily on social issues both in Czech and abroad. For him, photography is a powerful tool which can illustrate emotion and bring to light different phenomenons in society. He enjoys the freedom of freelence photography to pursue his own projects, as well as work on formal contracts. From the start of his career, he has been inspired by influential Czech figures which include Josef Koudelka, Antonín Kratochvíl, Vilém Heckel, in addition to world class photographers such as James Natchwey, Lynsey Addario, Alex Webb, young artists Tanya Habjouqa, Matt Black, among others. Miroslav is currently studying at Institute of Photographic Studies in Brno.
Social Work Magazine
Hate Free Culture
Emmaus Tarn et Garonne
Secours Catholique France
Don Bosco Bulgaria Foundation
Diocesan Charity Ostrava-Opava
Czech phone: +420 777 621 208
"I think photography has a huge potential to expand a circle of knowledge. There’s a reality
that we are all the more linked globally and...we have to know about
each other. Photography gives us that opportunity."