On Tuesday 14 June Eva Jiřička will present I'll try to repeat after you,
a new audio work developed in Peckham in 2016. Jiřička will then discuss her work and wider practice in conversation with Markus Vater, tutor in Fine Art (Performance) at the Royal College of Art.
7.30pm Launch of Eva Jiřička's new work, I'll try to repeat after you.
8pm Screening of selected video works by Eva Jiřička
8.30pm Eva Jiřička in conversation with Markus Vater
Eva Jiřička lives and works in Prague, Czech Republic. She studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague and Vienna. She has undertaken international residencies in Cairo, Egypt; Valdarno, Italy (both 2011); and Shanghai, China (2008). I'll try to repeat after you is the first solo presentation of Jiřička's work London.
This event is the first of a series of performances by Czech artists in partnership with the Czech Centre, London.
Markus Vater was born in Duesseldorf and grew up in the Eifel south of Cologne. He studied at the Kunstakademie in Muenster and Duesseldorf and at the Royal College of Art in London, where he graduated in 2000. Markus Vater is an artist who describes his diverse practice as a poetic analysis of the systems that constitute meaning. He is Tutor in Fine Art (Performance) at the Royal College of Art in London.