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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Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (part 1)

  • 2016
  • Video
  • 15 min, 54 sec

  • ASMR video with summary of first sentences of the every declarations of czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs from 1999-2011 where the government declares sadness or outrage regarding terrorist attacks or military interventions from all over the world.
  • Candies and the international relationships - thumbnail Journey through the Middle-East and Africa - thumbnail Gun - thumbnail Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (part 1) - thumbnail Declaration of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (part 2) - thumbnail

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    Autonomous Infected Sensory Meridian Response | 2016

In this series I create ASMR yotube channel to infiltrate this online community. ASMR is genre which works as online auto-theraphy and creates pseudo-intimacy. I try to infected this form with a political content.