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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Shattered Epistemologist

  • 2017
  • Video Projection, Video Installation, Mixed Media Video Installation
  • 17 min, 50 sec

  • The piece is focus on semantic properties of “truth” and alternately “post-truth”, in the context of today's information smog and media manipulation.The video features the dancer Meïmouna Coffi, and her choreography inspired by gesture-based technology.

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  • Neglect Syndrom Politics - thumbnail Shattered Epistemologist  - thumbnail Lovcova noc - thumbnail Night of the Hunter - thumbnail

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    World of Uncertainty | 2016 - 2017

This series of artworks is reflecting the consumption of information within a virtual environment and how it influences our political consciousness and activism and the notion of the internet as the 'place of stuggle'.