Pavel Příkaský

Pavel Příkaský studied painting at the Academy of Fine Art in Prague, and though he still works with this medium, he blurs and obscures its boundaries using photography, fragments, series and installations. When working with photographs he is interested in the defects that this “perfect” instrument of depiction suffers. Recurring motifs are disappearance, fuzziness and over-exposure, colour deflection and the overlapping of individual images that takes place if light-sensitive paper is exposed several times to another negative. However, the artist less interested in the properties of photography but more in the saturation of the world by the photography image and film and says of his approach that it is more intuitive and independent on the surrounding reality.