I realized that censorship can have a positive effect on work under certain circumstances
Karel Haloun was born on October 30, 1951 in Prague. He graduated from the Secondary Vocational School of Fine Arts and subsequently from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. In the 1970s, he befriended musicians who moved between official and alternative culture. In 1976 he created the first cover for the singer Vladimír Mišík. Since then, the creation of music covers became the backbone of his work. In 1980, he was one of the founders of the Junior Club Na Chmelnici, where he held the position of artistic director. He became the author of several iconic club music posters and programs. In 1990, he also created a poster for the Rolling Stones concert in Prague, but in the end, it was not approved by the sponsor. In 1996 he became a member of the Typo Design Club and from 2004 to 2020 he was teaching at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. He has published several books and he is a non-performing member of the band Jasná páka and later Hudba Praha.