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Lloyd Dunn (nula.cc) - The hypnagogic cycles

10. 6. — 28. 8. 2022

sound gallery IGLOO
Komensky Street No. 10
Jihlava
Curator: Miloš Vojtěchovský

The installation The hypnagogic cycles takes the form of a video projection accompanied by four independent audio tracks. The video and each of the four audio sources are of different lengths, and run independently of each other, thereby minimizing how often the same combinations of specific sounds and image recur. Further, the video is often often composed of several images at the same time, in combinations of one, two, three, or more images placed side by side. This arrangement is intended to produce an inscrutable quality that invites the visitor to set aside interpretation and rational understanding. 

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Natálie Schmidtová – Painted from the heart

27. 5. — 28. 8. 2022

Masaryk Square No. 24
586 01 Jihlava
Curator: Alena Beránková

Natálie Schmidtová (1895–1981) came from very modest background in the Tambov province in Russia and came to Czechoslovakia as the wife of a captured soldier of the Austro-Hungarian army from the First World War. She started painting during the difficult times of World War II, and although she had no education, she gained support in professional circles in her creative beginnings. 

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Miroslav Hašek, Silvie Milková, Pavel Mrkus – Paradise is always a matter of choice

10. 6. — 28. 8. 2022

ALTERNATIVA
Komensky Street No. 10
Jihlava
Curator: Eva Mráziková

Undoubtedly, the year 2020 prepared a surprising life experience for each of us. This curatorial project is a kind of a result of thinking in the quarantine clause. The paths and landscapes of the artistic imagination are wide-ranging and, if they have borders, very relaxed. These fantastic environments are made up of situations, stories and images that do not seem to tell ordinary reality.

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120 years of the Jihlava Psychiatric Hospital

25. 5. — 17. 7. 2022

Masaryk Square No. 24
ground floor hall
586 01 Jihlava
Curators: Ilona Staňková, Luděk Štěpánek

The exhibition, prepared together with  the Jihlava Psychiatric Hospital, will introduce visitors to the contrast of psychiatric care yesterday and today, both through historical facts and through the works of important Czech artists and completely unknown amateur authors with experience of mental illness. The works of Milady Schmidtová Čermáková, Jindřich Štyrský and Josef Váchal from the OGV collections in Jihlava will enter into a dialogue with the work of patients created during art therapy or as part of the support process in the ceramics workshop. During the guided tour, PNJ therapists will provide visitors with an insight into the mental state of individual authors at the time of their creation and introduce the possibilities of using creative techniques in psychiatry.

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Jana Schlosserová: Inner World

29. 4. — 29. 5. 2022

ALTERNATIVA
Komensky Street No. 10
Jihlava
Curator: Lucie Nováčková

The Inner World of Jana Schlosserová is the first exhibition of the artist, established in the Vysočina region after several years. Her work is characterized by subtlety, minimalism and straightforwardness, supported by brilliant mastery of sculptural craft.

 

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Jakub Tomáš - Na Kopci by the benches

11. 3. — 29. 5. 2022

Komensky Street No. 10
586 01 Jihlava
Curator: Radek Wohlmuth

Jakub Tomáš (*1982) is one of the artists of the younger middle generation who managed to establish themselves in the field of contemporary Czech painting, even though he remained faithful to his hometown. This is where the thematic focus of the exhibition comes from: the region, the city of Jihlava, the themes of housing estates. The artist himself grew up in the backdrop of the Březinky housing estate in Jihlava. Jakub Tomáš has been exhibiting independently in the Czech Republic since 2016 (Václav Špála Gallery, Vyšehrad Gallery, Nová galerie, GHMP / Dům u Zlatého prstenu, OFF / Format Brno,…) and has had exhbitions in Great Britain, Canada, Austria and Slovakia. 

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Adam Hejduk - The Fragile Case

11. 3. — 29. 5. 2022

sound gallery IGLOO
Komensky Street No. 10
Jihlava
Curator: Miloš Vojtěchovský

Adam Hejduk's site-specific audiovisual installation The Fragile Case uses a plot of a fictional criminal case. The author works with the element of chance and uncertainty that evoke the atmosphere of public space, such as desolate night streets. He leaves the solution of the unknown crime and the evidence to the audience. Surround sound creates an emotional and semantic component of the installation, and as evidence, objects are also part of the acoustic space. The documentary footage was taken in Jihlava and connects the secret of possible hints into a disturbing whole.

 

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Karíma Al-Mukhtarová, Martin Pondělíček – Extraordinary Ordinariness

25. 3. — 29. 5. 2022

ALTERNATIVA
Komensky Street No. 10
Jihlava
Curator: Adam Hnojil

Karíma Al-Mukhtarová and Martin Pondělíček get to their identities through meditative to ritual ways of their work. They find cracks in a multi-layered space and seep through them deeper and deeper. Both work tirelessly in techniques that require time, precision and patience. They push the boundaries of proven techniques. Both authors are united by the multi-layered nature of their artworks. There is irony behind the beauty, chaos behind the order, humor behind the seriousness. Due to overlapping forms, their works communicate, complement or even merge to such an extent that authorship cannot be determined.

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3 steps from the beech

23. 2. — 15. 5. 2022

Masaryk Square No. 24
586 01 Jihlava
Curator: Marie Musilová

The story of the development of a book by the Jihlava graphic studio Dizen. Its members Marie Musilová, Jan Janeček and Eliška Beránková founded the Buk bookbinding workshop in 2018. The exhibition project combines free paintings on a given theme by Alice Waisserová (* 1974), Jantra Šímová (* 1998) and Zbyněk Linhart (* 1981) with examples of the process of construction and technical processing of the prepared publication, ie models and examples of book construction. 

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Zuzana Růžičková – Night stream

14. 1. — 17. 3. 2022

ALTERNATIVA
Komensky Street No. 10
Jihlava

Zuzana Růžičková (1982) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague, graphics and drawing studio with prof. Vladimír Kokolia (2006-2012). She experiments with materials and printing techniques. She creates her own printing technologies (linocut printed from depth, solder trough, plastic printing - scanning of green algae from walls, gauze print, printing from a wax matrix on gauze).
Her work is characterized by a magical conception of the perceived world, visual humor and a specific approach to the theme, which she does not forget to transform into a mythical mythology. She also does not avoid serious topics arising from personal experience.

 

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