Liptov Gallery of Peter Michal Bohun,
Dom Jana Hálu in Važec, Slovakia
The Bouquet of Važec is an exhibition that brings together the works of Michaela Casková (CZ/FI), Sarah Jost (NO/SE) and Miroslava Juríková (SK). Their works are inspired by the rich palette of colours and materials around the village of Važec, Slovakia. Foraging, collecting and engaging with local traditions and knowledge about herbs and sheep herding is weaved in their works. Color, clay and material samples from the most areas of Dom Jana Hálu have been woven into gallery space. Installation also Included painted wall by red cabbage ink (leftover from lunch making), pigments, dyed yarns, cussions and rya rugs. Michaela has been returning to Važec past three years and created extended hue map and colorchart of the area. Michaela and Sarah have both been artists in residents in House of Jan Hála while working on the exhibition during July 2023.
Curated by Zuzana Janečková.
Photos by Eva Rybářová