Letters & Essays
art & photography
by Michaela Kostková
“Night is my theme. I’m trying to map what the city looks like, and I’ve found out that city nights are brighter, rather than dark...”
by Julia Dragan
by Tereza Koníčková
"... at the moment I froze on the spot for a few seconds, minutes or hours? I do not know exactly. And then I just thought about how to vanish in that fantastic space-time before the others come for me. "
I waited for you. I looked for you.
your sleepless nights
fragile constructions by the water’s edge.
And you go where the mood takes you…
I’m not afraid… I am free.
In a search of shapes, passages of light, curves of shadows and lines, I inevitably end up at the intersection of my most beloved motifs: nature/woman/city. Attempting to match them, while shaping it all into black and white, I try to picture with the light and shadow things which trouble, delight or inspire me.
“When I was a kid,” writes Moscow-born photographer Sergey Neamoscou, “my favorite pastime was looking through my dad’s photo albums. There were photos from his youth, his military service… Even today, I still love looking through people’s photo albums, but I always dread those last few pages, not because it’s over, no―because they are always empty.”