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 →
https://vimeo.com/223345049 A short film from a footage I shot in summer 2016, continuing my exploration of interconnectedness of 4 generations of women in my family, as we reunite in Chvalkov, Southern Bohemia, each summer. Music by Irena and Vojta Havel. More information about the project in an earlier post: https://cinestheticfeasts.wordpress.com/2016/08/23/still-life-moving/
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 →