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19 Jun 2015 14:00

Seminar with Czech filmmaker Martin Blažíček at RCA

Martin Blažíček is a Prague-based film/video maker and media artist. His work includes short films, videos, live image performances and objects. Since 2000 he has been performing solo live film and video shows as well as working with various groups including Ultra (2000-02), Mikroloops (2007-11), and collaborating with Steven Ball, Andras Blazsek, Zenial, Arszyn, Hannes Hoelzl, Bryan Eubanks, Kateřina Zochová, Vojta Procházka, Michal Zbořil and many others.

He curated NoLab at Roxy/Nod Prague (2007-09), ScreenLab series at Školská 28 Gallery Prague (2010-12) and The Hole site-specific sound gallery (2013).
He published texts on music, film and media arts in numerous magazines including Cinepur, A2, Iluminace, Kino Ikon, Flashart, Film a doba and others.
He teaches at the Center for Audiovisual Studies at the Film Academy of Performing Arts (FAMU) in Prague. He has recently been playing with the open live coding group Kolektiv.

His films and live performances were shown at MAK Vienna, High Zero at Theatre Project Baltimore, Optosonic Tea at Diapason Gallery NY, Lux London, Anthology Film NY, DDM Gallery Shanghai, IDFF Jihlava, PAF Olomouc, City Gallery Leeds, Arnolfini Bristol, Entropia Gallery Wroclaw, Zamok Ujazdovski Warsaw, Dom Kino Minsk, Art Factory Lodz, Cinema Nova Brusel, Galerie Rudolfinum Prague, IFF Rotterdam, and more.


Free entry, all welcome

Other events with Martin Blažíček:

Diaries and Communities:
Czech Underground Cinema of the 80s

Part of Open City Documentary Festival
20 Jun 2015, 18:00
Roberts Building, UCL University, WC1E 7JE
Martin Blažíček for no.w.here
20 Jun 2015 19:30
Bethnal Green Working Men's Club
42-44 Pollard Row, London E2 6NB



Kolektiv, 2012–
Live coding group. Multiple settings, installations, performances, etc.
More at Kolektiv website.
Video: Live at PAF Olomouc (6 min)
Audio: Soundcloud

Signals, 2014
The final addition to thaumatropic project. Capturing the light at the endge of moving images. 11 sequences, app 1 minute each: Signal, Center, Volkswagen, Ritual 1-2, Departure, Shapes (red), Shapes (yellow, blue), Projectile, Ok-Jet and Level. Single channel video or multiple installations.
Video: Signals (14 min)

Triple Sun – Sprint, 2014
A music video for Triple Sun.
Postcards, thaumatrope, live editing.
Video: Triple Sun – Sprint


Royal College of Art, Kensington campus, Darwin building, Lecture theatre 1


19 Jun 2015 14:00


Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event

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