Jiří Žák

  • Czech Republic (b. 1989 in Zlín)
  • Currently in Prague.
  • Jiří Žák utilises a video essayistic approach to his films, reflecting ideas, politics, and history. He tries to add a narrative to complex issues via their internalization and change of perspective.


Evening program

Evening program

  • 2013

  • Evening program is a fusion of film and site-specific performance. The performers are trying to watch the spool with 16 mm film. They share a film together - physically experiencing it.

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    Archive and the Imagemaker | 2013 - 2015

This series of works deals with the problematics of film medium and family archive. What is beyond the notion of documentation of personal moments as the 'artefacts' in the collection.