“Real Czech writer?” - The writer Franz Kafka is world renowned. He wrote in Prague, in the German language so who can claim him as his own? The Czechs? The Germans? Maybe just the lovers of good literature…
“Unfortunatley, some stains will remain forever.” - A comment on domestic violence
“The Czech Republic is one of the world’s most secular countries.”The note on the cross says “I’ll be right back.”
A take on the geo-political and cultural influences comprising Czech society today
Everyone has an ideal home..
1948 - Communist takeover of power. 1989 - The Velvet Revolution and the overthrowing of the Socialist regime.
Daddy! don't hit mommy! - Violence in the home..
Temelin, the contested nuclear reactor on the Czech Austrian border - "Traditional Czech beer since 2000"
The Euro note which promised prosperity now depicts the less fortunate sitting under the roman ridge
During the time of Socialism in former Czechoslovakia, the citizenry used to participate in mass gymnastics at large venues like Strahov stadium in Prague. The uniform shoes connote the conformity of society during the time of socialism and the one shoe which is different tells the story of change in the Czech Republic since then.
The Czech Republic joined the European Union on 1 May 2004. The Czech Lion takes the plunge through the EU flag…
The Czech lands are, in someways, the birthplace of modern beer making, with a brewing history that dates back more than a millennium. Czechs consume more beer than any other country in the world — more than 320 pints annually for every man, woman and child.
The Venus of Dolni Vestonice is juxtaposed with an image of a modern career woman. The poster depicts the tension between female fertility and the demands of a career on the modern woman by way of a popular children's song.
The typical Czech 'panelak' building depicted..
"Without us you cant light up..."