David Bartoš: A Family Portrait

Free
Address Kolbenova 923/34, Praha 9
Entry Free
Event website www.facebook.com…
Venue's website www.pragovka.com…
Curator Barbora Ciprová

An internal world of each person is constantly flowing between another two symbolic areas – private and public. People call the first one a family. Whatever that means, it is in its principle based on trust. The second, public area, is everything else and, for a common survival, society make hundreds of rules there – rules not always related to the true word. If a family is full of innocent lies, it becomes a social institution of individuals estranged from each other though. Communication becomes a manipulative game, disguise becomes a habit. As children may grow up in this micro-space and, not even realizing it, they suddenly lie to their teacher, doctor, ticket inspector, boss and friends.

Through the Family Portrait exhibition, David Bartoš is arguing over what a lie may mean and where is its importance limit. Using the example of one family, he examines the consequences of everyday decisions based on an intentional or unintentional truth denial. David follows the “what if” – the thing people do not usually admit in regard to their self-preservation – and he implements fates of individual family members into a story composed of several parallel universes.

Map

Transportation

Tell us the street or nearest stop from where you would like to get to the venue.

More events in venue

Dernisáže na Pragovce Praha 9, Pragovka Gallery thu 21/11 18:00 Dernisáže na Pragovce
Marie Tomanová: Young American Praha 9, Pragovka Gallery 23/10 – 22/11/2019 Marie Tomanová: Young American
Vernisáže na Pragovce Praha 9, Pragovka Gallery mon 2/12 18:00 Vernisáže na Pragovce
Collectif W: The Extraordinary Entrances IV Praha 9, Pragovka Gallery 23/10 – 15/12/2019 Collectif W: The Extraordinary Entrances IV

© 2019 GoOut