Filip Cenek was born in 1976 in Jeseník, Czech Republic. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts of Brno University of Technology and has worked as a faculty member since 2003 teaching subjects related to the production and reception of moving images.
Cenek has presented works at exhibitions of contemporary art and film festivals in the Czech Republic and abroad, including Centre Pompidou, Paris; L'immagine leggera, Palermo; EMAF, Osnabruck; Wardrobe, Leeds; Parker’s Box, New York; Metrónom, Barcelona; MNAC, Bucharest; SPOR, Aarhus; TransFusion, Hamburg, among others. He is represented in the collections of the National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art in Prague, FRAC, Brno City Museum, Marek Collection and in several others. He is in residence at Triangle from September–November 2015.