Mišo Suchý

Department of Film and Media Arts

Associate Professor, Film

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229 Shaffer Art Building
Syracuse, NY 13244-1210

Mišo Suchý’s films have screened in numerous film festivals in the U.S., Great Britain, Germany, Italy, France, Poland, and the former Czechoslovakia, where Suchý is originally from.

Suchý has been a visiting artist at the International Museum of Photography & Film at George Eastman House; the Yale University School of Art; Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo; and Cornell Cinema, among others. His film Dzhavas Mange Dlugone Dromeha was screened at the Centre George Pompidou, Paris, in a retrospective of Czech and Slovak documentary cinema. His photographs, often part of his long-term projects, were exhibited in the Photographers’ Gallery, London; the Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C.; the National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia; and published in National Geographic MagazineGEO, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and others. His monograph, When I Was and Was Not at Home, was published by FOTOFO Foundation.

Suchý‘s film work is supported by grants from such foundations as the PRO-HELVETIA Foundation, Boston Film & Video Foundation, PRO-SLOVAKIA Foundation, and New York Foundation for the Arts. His films and photographs are in the collections of the National Center for Cinematography, Slovakia; the National Gallery, Bratislava, Slovakia; the Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; and the George Eastman House.


  • M.F.A., Academy of Performing Arts, V.S.M.U., Bratislava, Czechoslovakia