Only place, about which we can say with certainty, that there´s life, is the planet Earth. Smart cities may in the future float on the water and fly through the universe. The life has bounced into the ability of producing dynamic lift power at many occasions, but the wings stay still important. God´s Work is a metaphorical initiation of flight, in which you can experience this uplift and beauty of nature in its rawness. The ability to absorb it and inability to bring this experience to gallery space were the main impulse for creation of this large-scale project. The exhibition is a journey here. It is possible to see it also from Taoist point of view, where the journey itself becomes both goal and work. All the traditional principles of the gallery organisation are disrupted and revaluated. Accompanying programs of the exhibition, are an equivalent or even main part of the project. “Journey” in the exhibition involves visits of artists, who work with and in the nature, and also of the artists, who only observe nature and install it in the aseptic gallery space, which has also transformed into one of many journeys. Contrast of the artificial and natural is what allures us. The inaccuracy of place, time and experience. The accuracy of the moment. The ability to perceive now and here, to share without words, to contextualise without manipulation. Nature is form of both body and spiritual cleansing. The project does not have ordinary curator, nor the architect, it is a live socio-system, which acts on both layers – the exhibition as an experience superior to the anesthetisation of nature against the nature as a product of art and discourse.
Similar program can be found on gallery website and Facebook profile.
Výstava Pavla Jestřába zahajuje celoroční program galerie konText, který je součástí projektu Most: Brno-Praha. Tento projekt propojuje brněnskou galerii konText a pražskou galerii Nika a je založený na výměně umělců, kteří už zde vystavovali. Základní obsahovou osou celého projektu je pak vztah mezi Brnem a Prahou / Prahou a Brnem, jakožto hlavními metropolemi České republiky, a potažmo mezi Čechy a Moravou. V galerii konText proběhne v roce 2016 osm výstav umělkyň a umělců, kteří v minulosti vystavovali v Nice, Nika – malá galerie VŠUP do svého programu pod stejným klíčem zařadí čtyři výstavy.