A soup for Ophelia: A scenario for a short film Inspired by F. T. Marinetti A white room, a table covered in ivory white, slightly crumpled cloth, soaked in water, still dripping. A diner arrives, alone. She is wearing a moist, velvet green dress and large heavy jewels of glass and copper. Her face is... Continue Reading →
Haunted by a House of Memory – 1st part
“As a house of moving pictures, film is as habitable as the house we live in.” (Guiliana Bruno) Storyboard/ mood sheet for Melusine, 2010 (dir. Tereza Stehlikova) During the process of my PhD research I came to realise that I was haunted by certain tenacious memories from my childhood, and in particular by the house... Continue Reading →
Jan Švankmajer on Food
Jan Švankmajer on FOOD Although we called our exhibition Food, it doesn’t mean that we consider what we do as some kind of “ nourishment for the spirit” or that we will be serving goulash in our exhibition, but because food is a short, easily comprehensible word, while the function it describes is practiced universally.... Continue Reading →
Feast for Four Generations
Spring 2013, Prague. A still from my filming experiments.