On Tuesday, 5th November, PAF and the Centre for Contemporary Art Prague will present the first of the planned series of discussions, in the long term related to curatorial principles when working with moving image in various environments of its application.
The first edition will focus on the publication of Other Visions CZ 2019 competition finalists. The curator Laura Amann will present her concept of selecting ten works as part of the competition mapping the Czech production of moving images for the thirteenth year. Charlotte Procter, curator of the British distribution company and gallery LUX London, will talk about examples of exhibitions and projects initiated by the organisation itself or processes for other museums and festivals. Michal Novotný, the curator of contemporary art, will present the context of the extensive exhibition cycle Orient as an example of a work with moving images. Alžběta Bačíková and Markéta Jonášová will present a one-year project for the Prague etc. gallery, called Restless Image.
Laura Amann (curator of Other Visions CZ 2019)
She is an Austrian curator and architect based in Vienna, where she founded and runs the exhibition platform Significant Other together with Jen Kratochvíl.
Alžběta Bačíková & Markéta Jonášová (curators of etc. gallery)
They work as curators in Prague’s etc. gallery, where they have prepared a one-year project Restless Image, with an output called Manual for Handling Moving Image.
Charlotte Procter (curator of LUX London)
She works as an archivist and administrator of the LUX London collection. She worked as an exhibition curator and screening organiser at Cinenova Working Group, contributing in part to preserving a collection of the same name with focus on feminist film and video production.
Michal Novotný (curator of NG Prague)
He is the director of the Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art at the National Gallery in Prague. He leads the Painting Studio at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague together with Jiří Černický. He was a curator of FUTURA Gallery in Prague until 2018.
PAF Prague: Moving Image. Curatorial Principles
Tuesday 5th November 2019; 6:30pm
Centre for Contemporary Art Prague
Dukelských Hrdinů 500/25A, 170 00 Prague