Fotograf Magazine

#19 Film

Fotograf magazine documents and helps to create the shape of Czech photographic and artistic scene and serves as a connection with the international panorama. Next issue of the FOTOGRAF magazine #19, with a main theme FILM will focus generally on the art of moving image and its representational impacts in a field of contemporary art and cinematography. Wide conception of the moving image phenomena and photography will be presented with a help of terms and concepts that rank among the key words (appropriation, illustration, sequence, rhythm, mise-en-scène, projection space etc.), that imply relation between two cultural and social systems (film & photography). 

#19 Film — Profiles

Candida Höfer

The work of German photographer Candida Höfer divides, in an interesting way, the art and art theoretical scenes. Whereas a majority of the specialized public enthusiastically accepts the monumental and, in a positive sense of the word, elitist character of her photographic oeuvre, it strikes the others as spectacular and coldly decadent…

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#19 Film — Profiles

Frederick Kiesler

On February 1, 1929, the Film Guild Cinema opened at 52 W. 8th St. in Greenwich Village, New York City. In the promotion materials, invitation and short press releases published on the occasion of its inauguration, it was billed as The First 100% Cinema in the United States…

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#19 Film — Profiles

Józef Robakowski

Józef Robakowski is a Polish media artist; a creator of numerous experimental films, videos, photographs, installations, objects, drawings and documentaries on art. He is equally active as the author of theoretical texts and as a pedagogue; an organiser of varied multi-media events and he has been involved in the establishment of experimental groups and associations (including ZERO-61 (19611969), WARSZTAT FORMY FILMOWEJ (1970– present))…

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#19 Film — Profiles

Martin Kohout

Already at first glance, Martin Kohout’s work is not easy to interpret. The author himself, in an interview for Czech Radio in 2009, compared its [his work’s] reception to multiple readings of one book…

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#19 Film — Profiles

Mathias Poledna

When asked to define the film he was working on at the time for the catalogue of Modernologias, Mathias Poledna described it as being “A kind of choreography of objects that traces the outlines of and transitions between, typology, historicity, abstraction, historical documentation and an aesthetic of commerce…

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#19 Film — Profiles

Tomáš Svoboda

Autorskou tvorbu Tomáše Svobody charakterizuje konceptuální zacházení se zvoleným médiem. Ať už pracuje s malbou, fotografií, filmem, performancí či jiným způsobem umělecké akce, zaujímá strukturalistické hledisko, v němž se médium jeví jako určitý znakový systém…

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