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.


The Film

The Film

  • 2013
  • 97 min, 15 sec

  • The audience in the cinema is watching the performer who’s watching the film. They perceives sound, but the picture is mediated through the performer. What’s left is the film as a shared social event and viewer’s meta-situation.

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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.