East Contemporary

Category: Czech Republic

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…

Futura Project: Cezary Poniatowski „Vaults and Swellings”

Prague, May 5 – June 20, 2021, https://futuraprague.com Poniatowski works with old carpets, artificial leather etc. He “upcycled” these materials into weird three-dimensional shapes, that somehow remind furniture or… sculpture. A sculpture that satisfies the stereotypical dustiness of post-communist Eastern Europe even 30 years after the regime changed. Old interior textiles with out of fashion…

Meetfactory: Oliver Torr “Trans Europe Postal Express”

Prague, May 3 – July 4, 2021, http://www.meetfactory.cz Oliver Torr is a Czech electronic music artist and sound designer. The showcase in one room at Meetfactory was a presentation of his sound project done last year in the context of the SHAPE platform “for Innovative Music and Audiovisual Art from Europe” that is co-financed from…