We would like to invite you to the screening of the film Slides in presence of its author, the Berlin-based Czech artist and publisher Martin Kohout. Well, we will screen more than Slides, actually.
The screening will take place on Saturday, November 16th, 6pm at HotDock project space.
Slides is a speculative narrative about private communication, related technologies, and the present future around us. The film follows how Aslı and Bora, who have opposing sleep and wake schedules, keep in touch with each other when the other one isnt there to answer right away; how they narrate the surrounding reality to each other, and how they both struggle and solve all that it brings with it.
Martin Kohout is a Berlin-based, Czech-born visual artist and publisher. He holds a MA from the Städelschule, Frankfurt, and a BA from the Film Academy FAMU, Prague. Kohout is represented by both Exile, Vienna, and Polansky Gallery, Prague. He mostly works in the medium of video, film, installation, and objects made of various materials from pottery to fabrics. He has presented in solo and groups shows in Berlin, London, Brussels, Paris, Prague, Warsaw, Tokyo, Beijing, New York, and more. In 2011 Kohout established TLTRPreß, a publishing house for selected authors and a space to present the breadth of his own research efforts in the form of edited collections such as Sleep Cures Sleepiness (2014) and Linear Manual (2012). He has also written a game book Puffy Logic Grip (2017). Kohout is the recipient of the Jindřich Chalupecký Award 2017, a prize in recognition and support of young Czech artists. Kohout is teaching at Prague’s AAAD arts academy, co-running the Studio of Photography together with the artist Aleksandra Vajd.
The screening will be repeated at 6 pm and 7 pm during opening hours, on Wednesday and Friday.
Projekt Paradox – zdanlivá periféria, pre HotDock Project Space v roku 2019, z verejných zdrojov podporil Fond na podporu umenia.