We are proud to announce that the curator for Other Visions 2013 is visual artist, director and teacher David Kořínek.
Other Visions are the competition section of Festival of Animation, Olomouc, since 2007. The competition aims to map the current production of moving images of film and video in the Czech Republic, concentrating on the works that lie on the boundary of animation, experimental cinema and video art.
The selection of final ten is every year unique thanks to the interest divergence of authorized curators, who select the final ten works nominated for the competition.
Mgr. David Kořínek
(*1970), he got a master degree at the Faculty of Arts of the Masaryk University, with specialization in film studies and aesthetics (1994). From 1998, he was a teacher at the Department of Media Studies and Journalism of the Faculty of Social Studies of the Masaryk University. Since 2008 he leads together with Federico Díaz the Supermedia Studio at Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.
In his work, he focuses on electronic media and digital media culture. He was the director of the Media Laboratory at the Faculty of Social Studies of the Masaryk University and from 2005, he was the director of the Digital Media specialization.He continues his cooperation with the Faculty of Social Studies as an external teacher. In cooperation with the Scientific and Research Centre of the Academy of Visual Arts and the E AREA group, he took part in several development programs and research projects. He also participated in scientific conferences - e.g. Kyberprostor 2003: Normativní systémy (Cyberspace 2003: Normative Systems).
During his career, he has also cooperated with Czech TV (since 1993) in the creation of various media programs. In 2006, his document Artivisté won the award of the jury at the Arts&Film international film festival of Europan art in Telč. As a film director, he shot several tens of documentaries and programs. In the last six years, he has been one of the main directors of the Artmix TV program.
David Kořínek is member of the E-area group since 2002, and of the Rafani artistic group since 2006. (taken from vsup.cz)
Open call for submissions will be released September 15th.