Amplified Silence

Original title: Zesílené ticho
Director: Marek Mrkvička
Country: Czech Republic
Year: 2021
Running time: 21 min
Language: Czech + English subtitles
A portrait of the artist Petr Válek that highlights the beauty of noise through his electrified constructions as well as everyday objects. The amplified sensitivity to various sounds inevitably leads to an intense experience of silence, of which noise is an integral part.
Marek Mrkvička
Marek Mrkvička is a graduate of Theory and History of Film and Audiovisual Culture at the Faculty of Arts, Masaryk University in Brno. He is currently studying feature film direction at FAMU, Prague. Apart from his own film projects, he also composes music, mostly for films.

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