CNR 2014: Exhibition: Jiri Barta (CZE): Golem
JIRÍ BARTA (1948)
His dedication to animated film dates from his graduation at Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague - Department of Film and TV graphics.
At the end of sixties he designed puppets and sets in small and experimental theatres in Prague.
Since 1978 he co-operated with the Studio Jiri Trnka (Prague) as designer, director and script writer of his animated projects.
In 1993 he acceded to the Academy of Art again as a head of Department - Film and TV Graphics where he spent 15 years. During that time he became a professor in his specialization. In 2009 he found the new department - "Animation Art Studio" at West Bohemian University - Faculty of Art and Design (Pilsen) where he teaches until now.
He works with three-dimensional animation, mainly puppets and real objects in combination with all possible techniques and live acting. Except of two feature puppet films ("PIED PIPER" and "IN THE ATTIC"), his art work is specialize in short animated films for adults. These films have been already showed on many international film festivals where they got many awards.
Beside of films, his artwork includes theatre stage settings and illustrations.
FILMS FOR KIDS:
1978 - "RIDDLES FOR A CANDY" (5 min.)
2000 - "THE TYRANT AND THE CHILD" - animated African tale (10 min.)
2009 - "IN THE ATTIC" ( 75 min.)
FILMS FOR ADULTS:
1980 - "DISC JOCKEY" (7 min.)
1981 - "PROJECT" ( 7 min.)
1982 - "THE EXTINCT WORLD OF GLOVES" ( 18 min.)
[image source: Jirí Barta]
[source: Vive Les Robots!]
Meet the Director Jirí Barta and the Screenwriter Edgar Dutka when they are giving their presentation on the feature-length combined (live action and animation) Golem film on the 28 November.
Stills from the short movie Golem by Jirí Barta will be exhibited during Cafe Neu Romance (26-29 November 2014) at Galerie NTK.