East Contemporary

Category: Europe

Pop-up Galerie AVU: “Jiny svet je mozny”

Prague, Krizkovskeho 1288/10, June 22 – July 3, 2021, https://www.avu.cz/category/avu-menu/galerie-avu Galerie AVU is the gallery of the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague. The exhibition space was located in the main building of the schoool, but recently it moved out into a “pop-up” space in Prague Zizkov. The exhibition was a cynical commentary on the…

Pragovka Gallery: “Ko-laborace”

Prague, May 9 – August 26, 2021, https://x.pragovka.com/cs/pragovka-gallery, https://www.facebook.com/pragovkagallery Pragovka Gallery is an art space in a large old factory complex on the outskirts of Prague that houses many artist studios. Once a year, all the artists come out of their studios to create a large group show, which is what this exhibition was. Generally…

Meetfactory: Eva Kotatkova “Interviews with a Monster”

Prague, January 13 – May 6, 2021, https://www.meetfactory.cz This exhibition, split into three equal parts in three rooms, dealt with the topic of disabilities. Who decides who is “normal” and who not? The first room was dedicated to a large scale installation that looked a bit like a construction site. All across the site, over-sized…

Futura Project: Joey Holder „Abyssal Seeker [Benthic Zone]”

Prague, May 5, 2020* – June 20, 2021, http://futuraprague.com Joey Holder constructed a total environment where one is at once overwhelmed. It was a world of dark fluorescence, enshrouded in ambient bubbling sounds. There were mysterious sea creatures floating in the virtual 3D world of the videos on display. The walls were covered in an…