ArteActa. A Journal for the Performing Arts and Artistic Research

A peer-edited journal initiated in 2018, published bi-annually every Spring and Fall. The publisher of the journal is the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (hereafter referred to as „AMU“). The Focus of the ArteActa Journal is focused on the performing arts and artistic research. The journal comprises three basic content pillars: contemporary performing art of the 20th and 21st centuries with an emphasis on audio-visuals, theater, music, dance and their interdisciplinary intersections; artistic research in the wide spectrum of the definition of the notion; essays, translations and reviews of significant texts, as well as other research-related outputs. Czech is the main language of the Journal.

The Journal also publishes contributions in Slovak and English. ArteActa Journal exclusively brings to the public articles and texts which at both the formal and content levels meet the usual requirements set upon academic texts in the areas of science and research and whose content corresponds with the focus of the periodical. Publication is guided by Code of Ethics of ArteActa Journal. Review pieces are guided by the following rules for the Review Process.

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Yearly subscriptions for Europe

  • Legal entities – institutions and businesses – 25 EUR
  • Individuals – for non-commercial use – 20 EUR

Yearly subscriptions for countries outside of Europe

  • Legal entities – institutions and businesses – 30 USD
  • Individuals – for non-commercial use – 25 USD


Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Malostranské náměstí 259/12
118 00 Prague 1
Czech Republic

Phone: +420 234 244 510


Editorial staff

Jan Jiřík, Ph.D.
editor in chief

Tereza Czesany Dvořáková, Ph.D.
specialized editor

Editorial Board

Helena Bendová
Center for Audiovisual Studies, FAMU Prague

Martin Bernátek, Ph.D.
Department of Theatre and Film Studies at Faculty of Arts, Palacký University Olomouc

Dr. Matteo Colombi
Leibniz-Institut für Geschichte und Kultur des östlichen Europa, Universität Leipzig

Tomáš Glanc, Dr. habil
Slavisches Seminar, Universität Zürich

Lukáš Jiřička, Ph.D.
Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre, DAMU Prague

doc. Mgr. Daniela Jobertová, Ph.D.
Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs and Quality Assurance, AMU Prague

Nadine Keßler
Dezernat Periodika und Digitale Medien, Universitätsbibliothek Freiburg

RNDr. Alice Koubová, Ph.D. et Ph.D.
Insitute of Philosophy, Czech Academy of Science Prague

PhDr. Pavlína Morganová, Ph.D.
Vice-Rector for Art, Research and Develompment & AVU Reseach Centre, Academy of Fine Arts Prague

doc. MgA. Jan Motal, Ph.D.
The Institute for Theatre Research JAMU Brno & Department of Media Studies and Journalism at Faculty of Social Studies, Masaryk University Brno

Iva Oplištilová, Ph.D.
Department of Contemporary Music, HAMU Prague

doc. PhDr. Filip Suchomel, Ph.D.
Vice-Rector for Science, Research, Public Relations and Development, AMU Prague

doc. PhDr. Hana Vlhová-Wörner, Ph.D.
Department of Music History at Institute of Ethnology, Czech Academy of Sciences Prague