Iva Polanecká (1990) is an artist from Czech Republic, based in Prague and the Giant Mountains (Krkonoše), Czech Republic. Iva graduated from Interactive Media and Time-base media at the Faculty of Art and Design, J. E. Purkyně University, Ústí nad Labem where she collaborated as well in the program of exhibitions of the House of Art. Iva is part of Phonon, an artist group interested in soundscape, deep listening and sonic dreaming (with Polina Khatsenko and Martin Marek). Her artistic practice is engaged with the context of environmental change, perception and interpretation of the sound environment grounded in listening practice and field recordings. She is inspired and interested in the sonic environment, acoustic ecology and deep listening. Her works often takes form as spatial site-specific installations, performance or work with objects and concepts in the installation and sound compositions which are composed of field recordings and music. Iva participated in CESSE conference in Budapest, 2018 and co-organized the 2nd CENSE conference Mundus Murmurans in Ústí nad Labem.

I like listening to nature, through sound and time spent listening I discovered a variety of environments.