2017 | NYC | Artist
Reliable Relationship, performance and full HD video ( 20'54''), 2015, framecut
Barbora Kleinhamplová is the recipient of the 2017 Jindřich Chalupecký Award in Czech Repubic. Her practice is rooted in the relationship of human existence and the contemporary political and economic institutions. Kleinhamplová’s work is rooted in the relationship between contemporary political and economic institutions and the various public they serve. She often collaborates with people from different disciplines and professions, and uses existing forms of group interaction such as a therapy or coaching sessions with actors and non-actors. Presented as videos and installations, these semi-staged situations are a means by which to examine and test what constitutes a functioning society, and what the role of an individual is within its systems.She is also the co-author of the publication WHO IS AN ARTIST .
Support: Barbora Kleinhamplová's residency is made possible with support from The Trust for Mutual Understanding.