Markéta Magidová & Tereza Indráková (CZ)
Markéta Magidová (1984) is a Czech intermedia artist working with film, literature and space. Her works analyze contemporary distant communication, relationship between rationality and imagination and connection of virtuality to reality. Her works were presented at literary, film and visual art festivals. She published two conceptually influenced books (Translation en Home Dictionary). She has prepared 20 solo exhibitions around Czech and Slovak Republic and participated also at several international group exhibitions.
Tereza Indráková (1978) completed her studies in choreography and pedagogy of dance at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. From 1998-1999, she was performing with the Batsheva Ensemble in Israel under the leadership of Ohad Naharin. From 2006-2009 she was collaborating with Continuo Theatre under the leadership of Pavel Štourač. Her interest in film and new media resulted Drawing in Motion (2013, connecting new media and dance), Do not disturb! (2011, film as result of workshop with David Hinton) and Between the Heaven and the Earth (2001, film directed by Ctibor Turba). She also made a choreography for the opera: Fairy Queen (2012, Festival Smetanova Litomyšl) and worked as an independent dancer in projects of choreographers such as Petr Tyc, Victoria Marks (UK), Ioana Mona Popovici (ROM), Jan Kodet and Nir de Volf (IZR).
Markéta Magidová & Tereza Indráková (CZ): Fingers Crossed
For their first residency at arts centre BUDA in Kortrijk (Belgium), Markéta and Tereza will create Fingers Crossed, a short dance film with focus on the anthropological, cultural and communicative perspective of the world of gestures. The project explores the issue of gesture correctness in different power games and multicultural situations, as well as their subjective level.