Homecoming in Crimea and projects by Andrii Konontsev

on Monday, July 22, at 7 pm

Andrii Konontsev, the native of Sevastopol and graduate of photography school in Zlín in Czechia, systematically addresses problems of Ukrainian-Russian relationship and the situation of Crimea. As guests there are invited a photographer Milan Bureš, documentary photographer and film-maker focused on post-Soviet states and Russia, the author of photography books Sevastopol and East of Eden. Another guest is Michal Lebduška as a research fellow of AMO Research Center focusing on political, security and social development in Ukraine and Ukrainian-Polish relations. The event will be moderated by Stanislav Bříza who established publishing platform Bflmpsvz where new Andrii´s book Homecoming is about to be published.

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Antonín Jirát
— Beyond Understanding

Start: on Thursday, June 27, at 6 pm
Curator: Jiří Ptáček

Antonín Jirát (born 1984) creates meaning networks between photographs and objects as mutual counterparts and analogies. The starting point for him is the technical aspects of photography with its specific features and boundaries. However, in the final installations, photos and objects are only machine parts that work somewhat unpredictably, implying, but also misleading.

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Markéta Othová
— Book World

Start: on Thursday, June 27, at 6 pm.
Curator: Jiří Ptáček

Markéta Othová (born 1968) is a renowned Czech photographer and graphic designer. She stratifies the spheres of her activities through the exhibition Book World. With her clearly defined conceptual series, she draws into the game topics between the personal and depersonalized, authentic and appropriative, artistic and applied, documentary and aesthetic.

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Fotograf Edition 2019
— Markéta Othová, Johana Pošová a Ivars Gravlejs

Fotograf Edition is a new collector’s set of photographic art, through which our institution is trying to boost collector interest in contemporary photography as well as the offer of quality, cost-affordable, visual art. Renowned visual artist Markéta Othová, who is also preparing for her exhibition at Fotograf Gallery, photographer Johana Pošová and photographer Ivars Gravlejs contributed to the publication.

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