24th Ji.hlava International Documentary Film Festival
Night of the Hunter
A video essay examining the consumption of information in the virtual environment and its influence on ethics and engagement. The subject wanders through an abandoned office building. Using reality broken down into pixels and the manifestation of text, he highlights the detachment, blindness, and alienation of man moving through social networks.
biographyIn his videos, Jiří Žák (1989) uses the confrontation of text and image with reflections on social ideas and policies. He is a graduate of the intermedia arts program at Prague’s Academy of Fine Arts, where he studied under Tomáš Vaňek.
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