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SODA 's online exhibitions offer rich contextual lenses through which to engage with our artists' work and exhibitions.
New online platform for presentation emerging artists and curated selection hi-caliber artworks by established artists.
October 24 - November 13, 2020
Kvet Nguyen (Hoa Nguyen Thi) was born in 1995 to Vietnamese migrants in Slovakia. This clash of two different realities is the base for every thinking process and eventually dominant subject in her works. The starting point for her long-lasting motivation was based on Stuart Hall’s post-colonial theory. Here, for the first time, she understands the many angles of history that are yet to be unveiled. Kvet Nguyen currently studies at Academy of Fine Arts in Bratislava, Slovakia. In 2019, she won 2nd place at World Biennial Exhibition of Student Photography.
Alex Selmeci & Tomáš Kocka Jusko
December 2020 - January 2021
Alex Selmeci and Tomáš Kocka Jusko are an artistic duo from Slovakia, now based in Prague, working together since 2017. They are focused on object oriented work, using medium of exhibition to create complex environments and intermedia installations. They mainly work with building and technical materials and their specific identity or poetics, dealing with matters of variability, disassembly, reusability or conservation of things in general and of their own works. They are trying to find an aesthetics which could respond to the accumulation of a great amount of already produced materials. In their most recent work Selmeci and Jusko are interested in various possibilities and distortions of time perception, using their own timeline to create objects with fictional past, which is yet to happen. The timeline acts as a cycle of visions and failures and constant overthinking, and follows also the authors' interest in the mutual impact of fiction on reality and vice versa.
Site specific project
Jaro Varga (b. 1982) is a commentator on creation and destruction. He enjoys seeking out subtle details of what is lost, and systematically looks after what is just being born. Varga explores more than just one field of study. His range of interest encompasses geopolitical topography, the production and archiving of knowledge, social faux pas, and forgotten moments in history. He illustrates the various interconnections between the objects, moments, situations, or places that he finds or consciously seeks out by working with both their form and content.