Jan Švankmajer: Ways of Redemption

Few days ago, I wrote an email to Jan Švankmajer, whom I have the privilege of knowing. I wrote because I wanted to know what he thinks about the current situation of the pandemic and in particular, its effect on art and culture. Through some personal conversations, as well as through having read his book... Continue Reading →

Ophelia’s Last Supper – filming

For the past 6 months I have been developing a concept for a new short film, based on a script I wrote in 2013, which itself was inspired by the Futurist Cookbook by FT Marinetti. The Futurist Cookbook, a wonderfully provocative manifesto to creativity, disguised as a cookbook, became a prompt for new kind of... Continue Reading →

On mental morphology

In the Czech Surrealist tradition, “morphologie mentale” is applied to the meshing of subjective experience with an external topography, so that particular external landmarks (such as houses, staircases, or trees) are integrated into one’s psyche, and affect its formation in the same way that certain vital experiences can. “…human consciousness is not so much determined... Continue Reading →

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