Martin Štrba (Slovakia)

In keeping with the aesthetic of his fellow-students of photography, the relatively little-known staged photographs by the cameraman-photographer Martin Štrba employ visual metaphor and sophisticated pictorial symbols of the human body. His natural attitude to the reality around him, which stems from the subject matter he is exploring, led him also to take photographs outside, in which he accentuated the physical and symbolic points of intersection of man and nature. He stopped taking photographs in 1991, however, and except for several exhibitions in later years, his works have not yet been shown as a whole or published in book form. Štrba has continued to work as a cameraman, most often with the directors Martin Šulík, Vladimír Michálek, and Agnieszka Holland. In 1999 and 2000, he was awarded the Czech Lion, the prize of the Czech Film and Television Academy. He lives and works in Prague.

DAFilms.com is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

Doc Alliance Members

Join to get regular updates on our film program:

By sending the registration for the Newsletter, I consent to receiving commercial communications through electronic means and to related personal data processing required for the purposes of sending the Newsletter of Doc-Air, z.s. I confirm having read the Principles of Personal Data Processing, understanding the text and consenting to the same, while I acknowledge the rights specified herein, including, without limitation, the right to submit objections against direct marketing techniques.

Poslat svému Junioru

Zavřít