Czech photographer holds photo exhibit at Alliance française
Philippine Daily Inquirer / 01:00 AM March 27, 2017
The renowned Czech photographer Jiri Turek debuts his “cityLOVE” exhibition for the first time in Manila.
Czech Embassy, in partnership with Alliance Française as host venue, brings to the public a glimpse of Czech photography and style at its finest.
As the previous editor of MF Dnes magazine, Turek started to gain the spotlight specializing in reportage, portraiture and fashion photography, he has worked on fashion editorials for Elle, Maxim and Harper’s Bazaar; dozens of front covers for Forbes Czech Republic and exclusive work for Forbes Slovakia and Forbes Austria in 2016.
The “cityLOVE” exhibition which is a selection of “cityLAB” exhibited in the prestigious Leica Gallery in New York 2006, is on view until April 14, in Alliance Française de Manille.
According to Czech Ambassador Jaroslav Olša Jr., “The show is the continuation of the embassy photography program which already included an exhibition of postmodern Czech photography and a lecture on history of Czech photography, both in Camera Club in the Philippines, and planned retrospective of leading Czech war photographer Jan Šibík and the exhibition of the winning photos of yearly Czech Press Photo exhibitions.