On May 20, 2016 the artist Tereza Darmovzalová opened the 50th exhibition in Vitrina Deniska in the atypical role of curator. The opening of the Clover near Water exhibition by the performer Kateřina Konvalinová filled the alternative exhibition space on Denisova Street with beer, sausages and live music. 


DIOD theatre’s new project concentrates at contemporary short film. The first items on their programme were the videos that “are not afraid to experiment”. Under the patronage of PAF, winners of Other Visions Petr Sprincl and Janek Rous presented their work in Jihlava on May 5 2016.


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.

Exclusive screening of Beckett’s and Campbell’s film in Ponrepo Cinema

PAF recommends a unique screening which will take place on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of Samuel Beckett’s birth. Place: Ponrepo Cinema Prague, Tuesday April 12 2016, 8 pm

Other Visions 2015 at Czech Centre New York

The curatorial selection by Lenka Střeláková Other Visions 2015 will be screened at the Czech Centre New York, Bohemian National Hall cinema theatre. The screening will take place Tuesday 29 March 2016 at 7 pm.

Dreams that Money Can Buy in Drdova Gallery

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. 

  Other Visions 2015 at Febiofest festival

There will be a screening of Other Visions 2015 in Bratislava at Friday 18th of March. It will be part of the new “Experimetal” section of the international festival of film clubs, Febiofest. 

The “post-internet” exhibition that was prepared under the auspices of PAF by the curator Marie Meixnerová takes place in Gallery U Mloka, Olomouc, Czech Republic, from March 3 to April 5 2016.

Presentation #mm net art in ArtMap Brno

Meet the curator, artist and theoretician Marie Meixnerová over her new publication # mm net art – internetové umění ve virtuálním a fyzickém prostoru prezentace, Tuesday 11th of February, at the Brno bookstore ArtMap.

Blažíček is going to open the exhibition and introduce his new performance for the first time in Olomouc

The audio-visual artist Martin Blažíček is going to open his exhibition in Vitrína Deniska on Monday, 29 February. After the opening he is going to introduce together with Michal Zbořil his new cinematographic performance Binary Logic that was produced by PAF.

Cosmological Anthropology in the Cinema Art in Brno

The series of videos Other Visions 2015: Cosmological Anthropology from last year’s edition of the PAF festival,  was presented in Brno On Tuesday May 3rd, 2016 at 17:30. The ten artworks were introduced by the coordinator of the competition section Nela Klajbanová.


Major Czech performer, conceptual artist and laureate of Artist Has an Award for 2015 Vladimír Havlík introduces a provocative participative project in the Emil Filla Gallery. In a playful way, he invites us to share the most intimate – our own dreams. 

XY 2016: Iconic Exhibition Event of Independent Galleries took place in Olomouc

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


Other Visions 2015 in Studio Béla

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.

Bulghakov’s wall in Vitrine Deniska

The third 2016 exhibition held in Vitrine Deniska will take place from March 24 till April 17. The exhibition curated by Katarína Gatialová will present the installation by Ukrainian artist Iryna Zakharova.

Taxonomy of Fame at Screen Saver Gallery

The current exhibition in on-line gallery explores two different modes of presentation of the mobile phone video. Organized in cooperation with PAF. 

PAF has published the catalogue for the exhibition of Dominik Gajarský

The publication Carausius morosus was published as accompanying material to the exhibition of the same name in the Prague City Gallery in the Golden Ring House, which is open to the public until March 20, 2016.

What is Film? PAF seminar at Palacký University Olomouc

The string of lectures, discussions and events with artists and film or art historians and theoreticians.

Starting Thursday 25th of February 2016.


A cycle of lectures about Live Cinema organised by PAF within the framework of the Festivals of Live Cinema project continues. The autumn seminars What Is Live Cinema? with Greg Pope and Kateřina Koutná and the Tomáš Pospiszyl’s lecture In the Light of Laterna Magika, which took place in December, will be followed by the lecture What is Film?

New Books in PAF Edition

Two new publications from the PAF Edition has been introduced to the book market – the extensive box of Svatopluk Pitra and the anthology of internet art #mm net art.

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PAF activities in 2017 have been supported by: The Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, State Cinematography Fund, The City of Olomouc, The Olomouc Region and International Visegrad Fund.

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