ARTIST PROFILE

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.

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I Have It All Here

I Have It All Here

  • 2013
  • Video Installation, Video
  • 8 min, 44 sec

  • My grandfather obsessively documented the life of his family. The reproductive function of the camera itself becomes means of presenting intimate relationships to the technology as a form of diary and remembering.

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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.