25th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Data and information are used to enhance effectiveness in many processes and fields. However, we might not be aware that the very digital tools have to be used so that their impact on the environment and ecosystems depletion of resources is reduced to minimum. How energy-intensive are technologies in the material and in the virtual world? What principles of environmental protection can be applied?
Lukáš Likavčan is a theorist and researcher. He specialises in the philosophy of technology, political ecology, and the theory of visual cultures. He teaches at the FAMU Center for Audiovisual Studies in Prague and at the Strelka Institute for Media, Architecture and Design in Moscow. He is the author of Introduction to Comparative Planetology (Strelka Press, 2019).
Karolína Brabcová leads a series of consumer campaigns focused on toxic substances found in goods on both the Czech and European market. She is currently working on European legislation on restricting the use of chemicals in products. She is involved in several analyses of toxic substances contained in products and in communicating this information to consumers.
Worked in ecology, environmental protection, and sustainable development for almost a quarter of a century. He studied these fields at Charles University in Prague and at UJEP in Ústí nad Labem. In his dissertation, he dealt with the connection between tourism and nature conservation at Šumava National Park. He worked at the Institute for Ecopolitics and has been a part of the Team Initiative for Local Sustainable Development since 2004. Since 2013, he has been active in the non-profit organisation CI2, o.p.s., of which he is a co-founder.
Current affairs editor on Radio Wave in the Czech Radio. As a student of political science at Charles University, she carried out research on anti-Islamic protest movement in the Czech Republic. At present, she’s interested in Parisian suburbs. She worked with autistic children for two years. She spent another year teaching preschool Roma children.
In cooperation with the Czech Radio - Radio Wave.