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Spiritual Expressionism or Dynamic Meditation?

Abstract Kamil Varga is a significant Czechoslovak photographer based in Prague, Czech Republic and one of the key figures of the photographic group Slovak New Wave. The author’s work has changed over the years. This portfolio attempts to show his key moments. He created his first works

Journeys to Parallel Worlds

Abstract The portfolio of the visual artist and photographer Robo Kočan, who is based in Poprad, Slovakia, presents a selection of his artwork. He belongs to the prominent representatives of the second new wave of Slovak photographers, who in the 1990s intervened strongly not only in the

We Must Feel the Earth Beneath Our Feet with a Bare Foot

Abstract The portfolio of the Slovak visual artist Petra Cepková presents a selection of her artwork, which has been realised since the early 2000s in the fields of photography, installation and painting. The presented selection of the author’s works, from her university studies to her current pedagogical

Cultural Identity and Otherness

Abstract Kvet Nguyen (Hoa Nguyen Thi) – born 1995. She completed her master’s degree in photography at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Bratislava. Her bachelor’s thesis received the second-place award at the World Biennial of Student Photography in 2019, and in the same

Searching for a Sense of Wholeness

Abstract The portfolio of the world renowned American visual artist Anne Arden McDonald presents a few of her key art projects, which are significant for her whole artwork. The presented cycle of Self Portraits, by building installations in abandoned interiors and performing privately for her camera

Photographs like from another World

Abstract The portfolio presents the life of a photographer, and notable member of a group known as the Slovak new wave, Pavel Pecha in two worlds, while the first one is real and the second one is an alternative created from the negative of bad qualities

Answer an Image

Abstract Is it possible to fulfil a (seemingly anachronic) desire for seeking beauty through its “distortion”? Can a wounded body be depicted as victorious? Who is imitated by “a portrait” of a biblical or mythological character? In what way can a subject be reflected in a

Family As A Means Of Making Art

Abstract This portfolio presents a selection of artworks by the Slovak photographer, Zuzana Pustaiová. The artist gained wider recognition in 2012 when she won the international competition Frame as an art student. Following her success, she became recognized internationally and her work was included in several

Between Solitude and Freedom

Abstract This presentation of works by the Slovak photographer and teacher Lena Jakubčáková (b. 1980) is based on a selection of two scholarly articles that were written about her and some author´s texts or fragments from her books. Together with her biographical information and a brief

Visual survey of Everydayness

Abstract Jiřina Hankeová (* 1948) was born in Kladno. She has a wide range in her work, from drawing and painting, to poetry and lyrics, to photography. She took up photography during her secondary school studies, but eventually she found her creative expression mainly in drawing and painting.

From Vienna Art Diaspora

Abstract The portfolio of the eminent and significant emeritus Professor of linguistics at the Institute of Slavic Studies at the University of Vienna Gero Fischer titled From Vienna Art Diaspora presents portraits of 18 artists of different nationalities. He gained artistic inspiration by studying world photography,