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Martin Kohout

Martin Kohout Work from his oeuvre. Series of modified videos of people kick-starting their motorbikes, sound of the engine removed. All taken from and put back as a response to the original footage. Second version, 2008. _________________ One frame from the film Cast-Away (dir. Robert Zemeckis) printed and distributed as a postcard in edition […]

Michaela Thelenová

Michaela Thelenová Work from Landscapes. “In subject matter Michaela Thelenová’s work derives almost exclusively from the ambiguous reality of the post-industrial environment of North Bohemia. The poignant intimacy of her approach is further intensified by a frequently inspiring focus on her closest vicinity, when she uses as models for her artwork sections of her househould, […]

Kateřina Držková

Kateřina Držková Work from Postcards (Tropical Beach and Albena). “In this work I present a pair of found postcards that looks “totally the same” at first sight, but actually they differ in many details in the picture (a time shift of several minutes is apparent) and also on the back sides. On each postcard it […]

Ivars Gravlejs

Ivars Gravlejs Work from My Newspaper.  Not much is written about this work, an in many ways, the beauty is in the simplicity. “For one year I was working as a photo reporter in a daily newspaper “Deník” in Prague. Before sending photographs to the newspaper I manipulated them in Photoshop. Usually I was changing […]