4 Generations Women – water reflections

Reflections on 4 Generations filming with Paula Onet Chvalkov, August 2018 This year I have been joined here in the countryside by Paula Onet, an independent filmmaker who is working with me as well as another woman (a journalist), on the ambitious 4GenWomen project, which aims to explore the complex web of relationships between women... Continue Reading →

My memories of John Berger

My encounters with John Berger I wanted to share here the somewhat scattered personal memories of my encounters with John Berger, whom I had the privilege and honour of knowing, and which I hold dear. The first time I met John was in 2007, as he picked us up from the airport in Geneva. We came to... Continue Reading →

Across the Unseen Sea

A full version of my film Across the Unseen Sea (2014) is now online. The film builds on a multi-sensory immersive performance I conceived and designed together with a number of key collaborators, and which took place on a single evening, at a unique London location and involved a small number of selected guests. The central... Continue Reading →

From you, to me…

These are stills from a short film, From You, to Me, with Love, 2015 made for an exhibition, opening this September in Tokyo: 'absolute now' is a group exhibition which takes the essay, Time and Eternity by D.T. Suzuki (see left), as a starting point to examine the universal concept of time and its relationship to... Continue Reading →

Trieste

From my Trieste wanderings...April 2015.             "Great sadnesses … they are the moments when something new has entered into us, something unknown; our feelings grow mute in shy perplexity, everything in us withdraws, a stillness comes, and the new, which no one knows, stands in the midst of it and is silent.” Rilke ©Tereza... Continue Reading →

Generations – part 3

A brief story of"pistancky kroj", a folk costume my grandmother owns. "This folk costume comes with its own story. It was embroidered by my mother, the lace is also made by her. The costume is called Pistansky, after a particular Slovakian region. My mother made it in 1918, for the occasion of celebrations of the... Continue Reading →

Generations

These are stills from my filming at my Grandmother's apartment in Prague. With Anna (12 years) and Jirina (89 years) From an ongoing project exploring the interconnectedness of generations of women in my family.

Trieste – first impressions

Trieste - "the visceral, the surreal, the lonely, the hypochondriac, the self-centred and the affectionate..." (Jan Morris) Images from a recce: working towards a film about Trieste...with the writer Deborah Levy. Trieste, October 2014. All images ©Tereza Stehlikova

Moving Water

Here are some stills from a series of three art participation events entitled Moving Water, inspired by our sensory, embodied relationship to water. These took place between 19th - 21st June 2014, at the October Gallery, London. Moving Water offered a moving, embodied sensory experience of our biological, psychological, cultural understanding of water through handling sculptural vessels that contain water. Made... Continue Reading →

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