The name of Viktor Kolář is tightly tied with Ostrava. It is tied with people and their incessant movement, as well as with their staled loneliness in the streets and squares of this industrial region. Through them, he not only captured the universal story transcending the city, but he also transformed the genre of documentary photography itself. The stories captured in his photos are sometimes alarming, but more often existential, civil, and poetic. "He lived abroad for long enough to see his country, and especially his home town Ostrava, in a global context. The price he paid for his return

All the profits from the sale of the book Lost Europe will go towards charity for Ukraine Photos in this book are capturing slowly wanishing Ukraine, long before the war. It is a walkthrough the past, capturing essence which we are yearning for, yet probably wouldn't either want or could live trough. Ukraine has right for its integrity and sovereign free choice about its future. With deep concerns we watch the courage of our friends with wich they are defending their mother land. We do recognize their desire for freedom in adverse to aggression of Russia. Therefore we have decide to give

For last five years Jan Mihaliček was attempting to catch the last glimpses of its magical mysteriousness and mysticism, still present in the ritual. For him the masopust has drifted away from its original role of a community cleansing ritual. It comes alive again in the form of visually appealing gatherings of large crowds of people. Its masks reflect on its former traditions, but generally without its strong spiritual ritual. Despite of masopusts being a very colourful festivity, his monochromatic images helped to bring the attention back to the former meaning of this holiday.  This selection is of Mihaliček’s photographs from

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