Vladimír Turner (1986) graduated from the Film and TV School of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague (FAMU) in audiovisual studies, then he studied at the Studio of Intermedia Confrontation at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. He has been to study stays in Buenos Aires, Valencia, Brisbane, Toulouse, Rotterdam and Australia. In his works, he oscillates between documentary film, art in public space and activism. He does not perceive these fields as divided, trying to combine them within a whole he labels as active civic life. His works from around the world can be seen in the streets, on film screens and in galleries.
Brát, muchlat, mačkat (15', Czech Republic, 2005)
O mediální realitě (49', Czech Republic, 2008)
UFF (14', Czech Republic, 2009)
Flow (11', Czech Republic, 2010)
White-Black Film (28', Czech Republic, 2013)
Comments on Megapolis (Orig.) / 2014 / Czech Republic / 18 min
The film consists of four chapters, each of which is a critical commentary on the contemporary city. Problems which the creator usually shows in his art/ activist projects in public space are this time captured in more poetic, abstract and personal form...
FLOW (Orig.) / 2010 / Czech Republic / 11 min
Vladimír Turner’s video balances on the line between abstract and concrete depiction, or rather blends the two. The whole film consists of a single time-lapse scene flowing through time and landscape. In the final part of the video, the images very much remind of the inkblots of the Rorschach test.
O mediální realitě (Orig.) / 2008 / Czech Republic / 44 min
Their aim was to contribute to discussion about media manipulation, hence the entire action was called “The Media Reality”. However in the end, it touched upon many other topics. Regardless of the action’s point, the artists were labeled dangerous hackers and digital pirates. The debate about media (in)dependence swiftly turned into a hoax accusation.
White-black Film (Orig.) / 2013 / Czech Republic / 28 min
Alana Victoria Hunt is a curator in Aboriginal community art center. White employees work with Aboriginal artists who tell the history of the Aboriginal nation Giya through art. Their works are painted with natural paints extracted from the soil.