The photographer and curator Martin Wágner has been collecting historical photographic negatives and slides from unknown authors and domestic archives as part of his "Negatives from the Trash" project. He digitises them and creates an image of life in the 20th century.  In the week prior to the opening of the exhibition “Memories of Light”, Martin Wágner invited the public to lend him their unprocessed photographic archives forgotten in their drawers, attics or cellars. He temporarily moved his studio equipment to the 400 ASA Gallery and he scanned and transferred the material into high quality digital form. The goal was to

Arkadiusz Gola is inseparably linked with his native Upper Silesia. A region in which Polish, Czech, German and Austrian influences intermingled for centuries, which went through a turbulent history and experienced the expansion and decline of heavy industry. A region well known as the Black Land because of its mining character. A region that Gola has been systematically depicting in his photographs for three decades, not only as black, but as black and white, as it shows the positive changes which brought three decades after the fall of the communist regime. In his raw black and white images, we see

From April 12 to June 4, 2023, Milan Jaroš's exhibition TEĎ A TAM will be on display at our gallery 400 ASA in Smíchov. Greengrocers in the heart of Europe I like Czechia. As a child I wanted to be American because it was a free country and there are endless prairies, wild rivers, towering mountains and dense forests. But once I became interested in our history, and then criss-crossed the Czech Republic as a reporter, I liked our country better and didn’t want to live anywhere else. This is not at all an empty sentiment or an expression of idealism. A journalist

Our new book "Tears, Sweat, and La Putyka" captures the life of the circus group La Putyka during the COVID-era restrictions. It can be found in our online store and in our gallery, where an exhibition with the same title is being held until the end of February. Circus is a world full of emotions, which we aim to capture in this book. Despite circus performances being cancelled due to the pandemic, people in the circus did not give up their dream and continued to find ways to share their love of art and entertainment with others. This book showcases their

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