From my continued filmic studies of the bonds between my grandmother, mother, daughter and myself. In Prague, December 2015.
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 →
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 →
This is the next instalment of stills from my filmic explorations of the four generations of women in my family. Here my grandmother and my daughter, looking together at my grandmother's memoir, which she spent 10 years writing up. The book includes a number of photographs, and other personal mementos, including my grandfather's letters to her from... Continue Reading →
Every grain of wheat and every maiden contains all its descendants and all her descendants—an infinite series…the abyss of the nucleus. (C. G. Jung and C. Kerenyi, Essays on the Science of Mythology) These are images GENERATION (video and sculpture installation by Rosalyn Driscoll and Tereza Stehlikova), on at GV Art in London now:... Continue Reading →
Over the last week my colleague Rosalyn Driscoll and I have begun developing ideas and artwork for our upcoming exhibition Generation. We are working with animal rawhide, tracing paper, fabric, sound, air and projected light. We try and respond to these different "materials" and observe how they interact. Roz and I are thinking about the... Continue Reading →
I am currently preparing an exhibition together with my colleague Rosalyn Driscoll, entitled Generation. It consists of a series of videos projected onto sculptures made of rawhide. We have been looking at the ancient Greek myth of Demeter and Persephone as a trigger to explore the bonds and tensions between four generations of women. In... Continue Reading →