Hza (Jan) Bažant, born 1979, works as a graphic artist, comic author, set designer, and puppeteer in Prague (CZ). In his art, he combines theater, street performances, comics, and graphics techniques, especially screen printing. Hza Bažant is one of the founding members of Hura Collective. Since 2008, he runs the gallery and screen printing workshop called Hygiene Station. Bazant is also the leading figure in the group of giant puppets named Echt Street Puppets. Since 2010, he teaches at the Department of Alternative and Puppet Theatre in Prague.