SSSNAKE SSSADNES

You're starting to be drowsy, your eyes are closing and scales are growing through your skin… A hypnotizing video piece Filip Kopecký whispers you to sssleep.
filip_uvodka

WORDS BY THE AUTHOR / This is a fable about a snake who managed to escape from the terrarium into the plumbing system of a prefabricated house. The owner-owned relationship of the man and the animal and its practical application has led the snake into an absurd situation of detachment from the natural environment from which it desperately seeks to find a way out. However, the adaptation to dark and cramped spaces of the pipes is not entirely sufficient. The snake speaks to us in a captivating voice that humanises it but it also shows the degree of appropriation we have reached concerning animals in general. The hypnotic visual and plastic structures of skin and scales, on the other hand, can make us feel more serpentine. This creates a hybrid entity without its own identity, which – although it would like to – does not belong anywhere.

BIO/ Filip Kopecký finished his BA studies at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design at the Supermedia studio led by David Kořínek (Czech art group Rafani) and Milan Mikulaštík. After the studio closed, he transferred to the Photography studio headed by Aleksandra Vajd. Filip mainly works with photography and multimedia production.

Snímek obrazovky 2020-05-26 v 13.21.13

Video / Filip Kopecký

Did you like it?
Share it with your friends
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email

You may also like

This one goes “right in the feels”. Pardon us but we couldn't help but stick our noses into your FAMILY BUSINESS. And now the consequence of our actions are haunting us all. The article is accompanied by a whimsically plushy animation by illustrator and animator Charlie Spies.
It's 2022. We are tired, you are tired. Let's get comfy and look at animals videos on YouTube. For the opening theme of this year, we have chosen to find joy in the patterns, softness, lives and brilliance of non-human animals. The article is accompanied by tailor-made animation and art by Roberta Curcă. So, we are asking: WHO LET THE DOGS OUT?
A soft cave, a robot dog and harmonious solitude... Mit Borrás’ vision of the future is one where technology returns humans to a primordial, ritualistic state, ultimately merging with nature, transcending that dichotomy claiming tech is somehow separated from our souls. The HEAVVEN exhibition develops the Cycle even further, so delve into the curatorial and authorial texts to this Ship of Theseus.
Art-curatorial project Is It Just a Myth? moves across physical and virtual landscapes. The visitor experiences an encounter with the work and untouched nature through the flat screen of their device. Via these means, curator Bára Čápová is looking for new ways of creating and presenting art at the border between online and physical interfaces.