Release on Command: The theme of group therapy and exercise in the works of contemporary artists.

Přikázané uvolnění. Motiv skupinové terapie a cvičení v dílech současných umělců

Přikázané uvolnění. Motiv skupinové terapie a cvičení v dílech současných umělců

  • 0, 90 min
Language: Czech, English
Synopsis
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The common denominator of the videos is the theme of therapeutic or relaxation exercise, the goal of which is to release mental and physical tension. In each of these works, however, a critical sting can be observed, honed by the frustrations of man in today’s world – whether they’re related to politics, interpersonal relations, or pressures at work. The transfer of these videos from a gallery context into a cinema changes the viewers’ experiences: the viewer is confronted with the images more urgently, they feel the tension building and releasing, and hence empathy with those observed.

The series of videos was developed in cooperation with the Jindřich Chalupecký Society. Curated by Tereza Jindrová (Jindřich Chalupecký Society) as part of her research while organizing the exhibition Healing, dedicated to the topic of health in contemporary art.

Prezentovaná díla:

Migra jóga / Migra Yoga
Czech Republic, 2012, 10 min.
Director: Markéta Magidová

Prvotní promluva / Primal Speech
United States, 2016, 12min.
Director: Liz Magic Laser

Někdy se cítí skoro šťastně / Sometimes They Almost Feel Happy
Czech Republic, 2015, 9 min.
Director: Barbora Kleinhamplová

Společně 2017 / Together 2017
United Kingdom, 2017, 10 min.
Directors: Lucy Beech & Edward Thomasson

Dvě minuty / Two Minutes
Czech Republic, 2016, 6 min.
Director: Jakub Jansa

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Festival edition: 2017
Sections: Fascinations: Exprmntl.cz, Workshops
Screening:
28.10.2017Dukla Edison 20:00
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