Jan Jedlička was born in Prague in 1944, where he studied painting at the academy before immigrating to Switzerland in 1969. He turned to photography rather late in his career. Jedlička’s work has been exhibited at museums and galleries throughout Europe, including Kunstmuseum and Kunsthalle Winterthur, the National Gallery of Prague, CAMeC La Spezia, and the Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop. Steidl published his Il Cerchio / The Circle in 2008. Jedlička has had a long connection with Italy, and lives in Zurich and Prague.