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Czech photographer Dana Kyndrová on capturing reality, life from an (ironic) distance

Czech documentary photographer and curator Dana Kyndrová is perhaps best known abroad for her project ‘Woman between Inhaling and Exhaling’. Spanning several decades, it exquisitely captures the stages of a woman’s life, divided into seven themes – adolescence, maternity and family, work, fun, eroticism, faith, and old age. But as she noted on a recent guided tour of selected works now at the Czech Centre in New York, she is not ‘a photographer of women’.

 
 
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Pavla Horáková on her award-winning…

The winner of the prestigious 2018 Magnesia Litera Award for Prose went to journalist, translator and writer Pavla…

 
 
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Shooting begins on new film about…

The legendary runner Emil Zátopek and his wife Dana, a javelin thrower, made history at the 1952 Olympic Games in…

 
 
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Czech Republic’s cultural heritage to…

The Czech Republic’s cultural heritage is set to become more accessible than ever after the Ministry of Culture…

 
 
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Prague exhibit depicts the most iconic…

A new exhibition has opened up in the Czech Centres Gallery. Featuring over 100 images and a number of three…

 
 
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Children’s publishing house Albatros…

This week marks 70 years since the establishment of the famous children’s books publisher Albatros. As part of the…

 
 
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Unfinished piano piece by Antonín…

More than a hundred years after his death, fans of Antonín Dvořák have a chance to hear a new piece by one of the…

 
 
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Operators: Millions spent every year on…

Attention has been focused on fire safety elsewhere following Monday’s devastating blaze at Paris’s Notre-Dame. The…

 
 
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Festival showcases Czech films around…

Czech That Film, an annual festival of contemporary Czech films, is currently underway across the United States and…

 
 
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Prague’s DOX to commemorate Tiananmen…

A bust of the late Chinese dissident and Nobel Peace Prize winner Liu Xiaobo is due to be unveiled at Prague’s DOX…

 
 
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Journey to the Beginning of Time…

Sixty years after first being shown in cinemas, Karel Zeman’s time-travel adventure movie Journey to the Beginning of…

 
 
 
 
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