In the 1990s, eleven photographers of several generations took part in the 1999 – Photographs of Czech Society project. These were Karel Cudlín, Jaromír Čejka, Alena Dvořáková, Ivo Gil, Bohdan Holomíček, Pavla Hrachová, Viktor Kolář, Tomki Němec, Tomáš Pospěch, Petr Rošický, Pavel Štecha, Jan Douša, Čeněk Folk, Václav Tvarůžka etc.. The aim was to capture in a documentary form the changing Czech society at the end of the 20th century. The exhibition will also feature photographs by recent graduates and current students of the Department of Photography, FAMU, Prague, which reflect the young generation’s views on issues it currently considers interesting and important.
FAMU – Film and TV School of Academy of Performing Arts in Prague
Jaroslav Bárta’s lecture will focus on presenting photographs by authors from Anna Fárová’s cirle, all of whom exhibited their photographic collections at the Činoherní klub foyer in the years 1978-9 and 1980-81; these activities culminated in an exhibition at the Plasy monastery. Samples from the work of J. Bárta, I. Gil, B. Holomíček, D. Horníčková, B. Hořínek, V. Hůrka, L. Jarcovjáková, L. Kotek, I. Lutterer, A. Malý, J. Malý, D. Pálka, M. Pokorný, J. Poláček, Z. Rampáková, J. Reč, I. Stehla, D. Šimánek, P. Štech, J. Štreit and P. Vavroušek will offer an insight into the photographic perception of the normalizaition of the 1970s and 80s and of the types of collaboration and installation solutions in the monastic ruin.