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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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Prague’s Nude Mona Lisa sent to France

A large exhibition is currently being held at France’s Condé Museum in the Domaine de Chantilly depicting the lesser…

 
 
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Czech National Museum rejects allegedly…

Ahead of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre, the Czech National Museum has rejected a gift of…

 
 
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The University of Pardubice offers a unique field of study. Its Faculty of Restoration provides a mix of practical…

 
 
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Prague charity concert in aid of…

A charity concert in support of the victims of the Easter terrorist attacks in Sri Lanka will take place in Prague’s…

 
 
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“It’s about a very strong relationship…

The 12 films contending for the Best Film Crystal Globe at the 54th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival have just…

 
 
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In memoriam: Czech writer, filmmaker…

Celebrated author, screenwriter and documentary filmmaker Jiří Stránský has died, at the age of 87. A former political…

 
 
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Mexican animator and FAMU grad José…

Mexican animator José García Moreno studied at Prague’s famous film school FAMU and apprenticed at the animation studio…

 
 
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Lipník nad Bečvou – Where Game of…

You do not have to be a Game of Thrones fan to be in awe at the TV shows’ detailed props, CGI and high production…

 
 
 
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