02 Mar 2015
April 14 to June 14, 2015

April 14 to June 14, 2015
Olomouc Archdiocesan Museum | Gallery Café Amadeus

Oldrich Malachta (* 1978)
He lives in Prague. Photo studies at the Institute of Creative Photography at the Silesian University in Opava.

His work focuses on long-term social documents of contemporary society. It deals with issues such as unemployment in small towns interested in him phenomena of life in rural areas of Central and Eastern Europe. Often uses a subjective landscape photography to illustrate social conditions. His style is straightforward and honest, avoids action photography and photojournalism. “My photography is about the experience. I must intervene. Do I understand the storyline, understand emotions merge with the topic. Not to hasten. First, experience, only then is the true story.” His cycle Camp arises in Czech Paradise, where the author consistently attends one and the same place. This is a very small area, which varies due to the weather. “I watch the landscape and perceive that what was now, it may not be for a while. Sudden changes in mood and observe in himself. In my subconscious and created a set of subjective landscape and I became part of it. Photos are metaphorical expression of my inner experiences.”