Gabriel Loci, Prague CZ
A culmination of the Studio of Intermedia's creative endeavors in an interactive and immersive semester exhibition. Explore the connections and boundaries between humanity, technology, and nature, and discover how complex systems can be interpreted and visualized.
Delve into the questions of what systems and processes the world is built on, and the implications they have on the planet, society, and our day-to-day lives. The works span a variety of artistic expressions including sculpture, film, site-specific installation, experimental audio-visuals, and more, aiming to investigate how complex webs of the natural and man-made world intertwine.
Michael Amico, Hsin Yi Chiu, Irina Degtereva, Ava Holtzman, Lenka Janíčková, Nikita Kartashev, Anna Kassahunová, Eliška Klimešová, Yucheng Lin, Eva Palčič, Kacper Senkowski, Borek Smazinka, Václav Sobek, Maksym Toussaint, Nikolay Tretyachenko, Šimon Varaus, Vláďa Švestka, Klára Žantová
BETWEEN ANYWHERE AND NOWHERE
Exhibition selected for OFF Festival of Contemporary Photography, Bratislava SK
DON'T TRY TO SLEEP THROUGH THE END OF THE WORLD
Aiming to imagine intimate moments in a future where digitalization and nature are intertwined,
the series follows the colorful journey of X: a fragmented cyborg avatar and freshly materialized citizen of the Metaverse, beginning their exploration of the alien terrains of a thousand digital realms.
Their damaged appearance (a result of their deleted default clothing revealing an unfinished form once separated from their assigned appearance) alludes to Cyborg theory’s notion of a fractured identity as the result of a consciously constructed self.
Emboldened and curious despite their incomplete form, X’s journey is soft and playful, documenting the simple pleasures found on the path of identity and digital reconstruction. What kind of worlds of the future post-digital age might we imagine, and how will they look once we build them?
What is it to miss a home you used to hate? Which memories have we forgotten? Where can someone truly be free? Focusing mainly on the temporality of home in both emotion and physicality, the students’ works explore further questions into the effects of place on identity and memory, the intent of artificially constructed spaces, and the transition from a past home into something new. Between Anywhere and Nowhere encompasses the feeling of being somewhere in flux, situated between a blurry past and foggy future.
The exhibition space featured a fully constructed living room space with two-door entry and a floor built from leftover recycled materials.
Exhibiting artists: Andreas Bocher, Ava Holtzman, Axel Ling, Eva Palcic, Hsin Yi Chiu, Kacper Senkowski, Lukas Prochazka, Maddy Sabble, Mike Ma, Shih Yun Chien, Simon Varaus, Villads Rex, Yucheng Lin
Lukas Prochazka, Mike Ma
Galerie Panel, Prague CZ
Opening exhibition by curatorial team for the beginning of the Galerie Panel revival project. After a period of inactivity post-Covid, the aim of the project is to reinstate curatorial and constriction teams to ensure a yearly program of events and exhibitions for university students and the community. The space featured a backlit fabric installation constructed with recycled gauze material to represent the emergence from a dormant womb of the gallery’s activities.
Following the opening program was a short discussion of the past and future of the gallery use, as well as announcement of the first open call for exhibition propositions for the coming spring semester, as well as a brief DJ set by group (mavidity.
Ava Holtzman, Eliska Klimesová, Lenka Janícková
Ondrej Konrád, Simon Varaus, Afanasy Shishebarov