The short film recounts the pursuit of redemption of Josef Lávička, a village alcoholic. In its course, Lávička tries to get to grips with the Catholic tenets of a text given to him by a local pastor. Making use of staging and re-enactment, the film goes beyond the trivial day-to-day existence of the main character. In the contextof Christian rhetoric and symbolism present in the film, Lávička's persona is virtually drinking itself towards a spiritual order.
On Media Reality
Their aim was to contribute to discussion about media manipulation, hence the entire action was called “The Media Reality”. However in the end, it touched upon many other topics. Regardless of the action’s point, the artists were labeled dangerous hackers and digital pirates. The debate about media (in)dependence swiftly turned into a hoax accusation. Whole hell broke loose as they accidentally tapped system’s weak points, many more than they had originally expected. These days seven members of up to the point anonymous group are dragged from court to court. Fined by the council for public TV and radio broadcast on one side, awarded by National Gallery’s prize NG 333 on the other, Ztohoven members gave birth to an action which, over the period of one year, has grown into unforeseen dimensions.
THE CIRCLE – A Portrait of a Demonstration
Portrait of one demonstration in Litvínov that ended up with a fight on the streets.This was break-through in the Czech history, because local people marched against the ghetto of gypsies for the first time along with Neonazis.
Window an Eye of Heart, Into an Eye Window of, a Soul
Abroad a human perception is, ... again the human perception, but the point of view determinate its subsequent interpretation. The number of people, the number of diferent results for one particular situation. The human, the space. The space surrounding the life. Svarov.
Report on eternality between the walls, among the walls, as well as inside the walls of the Prague National Museum, accompanied by the comments of the curators and the larder beetles. A reportage on the form and changes within the memory of a nation, as well as on the immortality of desert fox, but also on the fact whether the grey hippopotamus is worried about his existence.
In this document we would like attempt to catch a second of human dreaming, one second, when people are thinking and their ideas are forming in discontinuous stream. Because these are moments, when man is really one´s own man and when he don´t need to pretend. This is the most inner moment, when people are looking like real human.
The specific art of bark beetles as seen through the aesthetic paradigms of our time. The Czech President simply observed with no relation to any paradigm at all. The actions of both the bug and the President commented by the right-wing positivist Jan Stráský - 1) director of the Šumava National Park; 2) Czech President's best friend; 3) crusader against bark beetles 4) avid supporter of nuclear energy 5) the one who doesn't care about owls. The explosive blend of guides and signposts along our walk through erosion rills include artists František Skála and Milan Knížák, the Explosionalist Manifesto by the late artist Vladimír Boudník and much more.
I Can See You in Words That I Cannot See
A portrayal? A sketch? And who is portraying who here? A quest for the Czech experimental writer, translator and poet Bohumila Grögerová; a quest in words that we cannot see, and inner movement that is hardly visible to our eyes and yet changes the wor(l)d.