Motto: In an age when growing numbers of people tend to think dangerously alike, art´s capacity to suspend, even for a moment, our habitual ways of seeing may well prove to be of its greatest value.
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The exhibition is based on a comparison of three famous dystopian visions of the future as described by Aldous Huxley (Brave New World), George Orwell (1984) and Ray Bradbury (Fahrenheit 451), with the current social situation. The work of more than twenty contemporary artists from around the world working with subject matter related to surveillance, the consumer society, and the media world has the same warning message. Alas, it refers to a future that has already arrived…
The Art Archive still presents the exhibition Gen Chochola (17 Sep – 15 Nov 2015), which will be followed by the GFU Collection containing the work of artists whose works are connected to the activity of the Institute of Geophysics of the Academy of Sciences of the CR (2 Dec 2015 – 17 Jan 2016). In November, the Polička/Shelf project feature photographic documentation of the works of Jana Skalická (2 Nov – 2 Dec 2015).
The exhibition shows us dark landscapes and abstract stripes, letter-paintings, portraits and “images” taken from advertising. Marek Schovánek' works form a narrative that says a great deal about the state and possibilities of art at the beginning of the 21st century.
In DOX by QUBUS designshop you can find a new collection of newly discoverd objects from Antonín Tomášek for the design brands TABLO, Bits and Pieces, and Kout. On the central common area of the installation, created from boxes and boards, the scenery changes during the course of the exhibition. A lit background with a shadow-play of items, designed by Richard Loskot, offers a clue to the installation.