Bara Jichova Tyson is a filmmaker, photographer, and fine artist from the Czech Republic. Her short documentary film, The Hatch House, won the best short experimental documentary at the 2016 FAFF at Venice, California, and was the official selection of the 2016 Architecture and Design Film Festival in NYC, 2016 AMDOCS in Palm Springs, and Firestone International Experimental Film Festival in Moscow.
She is directing and producing her first feature documentary film and series, TALKING ABOUT ADULTERY, consisting of interviews, photography, and collage in collaboration with sound designers, composers, and animators. The film was selected to be part of 2016 DocuWork In Progress Lab at DCTV in NYC. She is a 2016 recipient of The MacDowell Colony fellowship.
Jichova Tyson’smost recent film Organ Player, which she co-wrote and edited (directed by Narcissister) was selected for Sundance 2018. Prior, she edited Instructions On Parting (directed by Amy Jenkins), which premiered at MoMA as part of the Doc Fortnight. In 2013 she co-produced and edited Built On Narrow Land, a feature-length documentary directed by Malachi Connolly about Bauhaus architecture on a Cape Cod.
She has been exhibiting her 2D work and photography in solo and group shows including Greene Naftali Gallery, Salon Ciel, BBLA, and Pocket Utopia. She was the art director on Now, Forager, a feature film by Jason Cortlund and Julia Halperin, which was part of the New Directors work at Lincoln Center in 2012, nominee of Gotham Independent Film Awards, and had a worldwide release in 2012.
Jichova Tyson studied at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Holland, and received her BFA at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design in Boston.
She lives and works in NYC.