In collaboration with the curator Lenka Střeláková and Gallery AMU in Prague, PAF is opening the retrospective exhibition OTHER VISIONS CZ (2007-2015) that will present the past nine years of the competition and a total number of 90 videos by Czech artists this summer.
PROGRAMME OF THE EXHIBITION UPDATED (Tue 12 – Sat 16 July, 2016)
On Thursday 24th May, 2016, the Prague gallery VI PER opened the exhibition Black Maria, conceived by the PAF Head Programmer Martin Mazanec. The installation of this exhibition project that presents diverse (non)standard architectural solutions for film screening was designed by Dominik Garajský.
Following the unexpectedly great success of XY's first issue, independent galleries in Olomouc joined again in 2016 for the second issue of the unique “XY – art walk with exhibition openings”.
The sequence of exhibition openings, performances, concerts and other surprise events took place on April 28 2016. Documentation.
The screening block of Other Visions will be presented for the second time in the Studio Béla, Prague. Ten audiovisual works on the border line of animation and video art will be introduced by the curator of Other Visions 2015, film historian Lenka Střeláková, Friday April 1 2016 at 6 pm.
As in previous years, the current PAF selection of contemporary moving images, “Other Visions”, will find its way to the Luhačovice-based multi genre festival Luhovaný Vincent. It can be seen as a one channel projection in an installation loop from Friday 8th of July to Sunday 10th of July.
In the first half of May PAF visited the British capital. Possibilities of future cooperation and presentation of Czech art was discussed with ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), LUX (Artists’ Moving Image) and Deptford Cinema. The future form of the year-long running activities of PAF were discussed as well.
The largest show of Czech audiovisual art in Norway, two festivals of contemporary art, the commissioning of seven new artworks, a seminar for the general public in collaboration with the University. Those are just the highlights of the more than year-long project “Festivals of Live Cinema,” initiated by PAF–Festival of Film Animation, Olomouc.
From March 16 to April 10 2016 takes place a unique exhibition project in collaboration with PAF. Dreams that Money Can Buy in Prague based Drdova Gallery is a series of 25 events held daily after dark. Dreams that Money Can Buy is a new platform for the contemporary art of Czech moving image.