Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jiří Skála

Whenever somebody asks me to send in a few photographs of my work I encounter a problem. Sitting in front of the computer, staring at the monitor, I find myself unable to come to a conclusion. Of what do these images speak? Are they testimony to my need to find a compromise between the chaos in my mind and my ability to control it, to know my way around it? What should I write? How can I connect these eleven photographs?

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Reflections: Central European Artists on Their Work and the Post-Communist Condition

The following video series documents the panel Revolution, Transformation and Identity: Central European Artists Reflect upon Post-Communist Art, Urbanism, and Culture that took place on October 30, 2011, at the Graham Foundation, Chicago. The panel was held in conjunction with the exhibition Voices from the Center on view at threewalls gallery, Chicago, October 28-December 10, 2011. The series includes introductory remarks by Shannon Stratton, Executive and Creative Director of threewalls and Janeil Engelstad, curator of the exhibition, and individual presentations by artists Matej Vakula, Miklos Suranyi, Oto Hudec, Magda Stanova, and Jan Worpus of Grafixipol.

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