Tereza Buskova celebrates and re-interprets long established customs with performance, print and video. Her practice deals with craft, tradition and rituals which she reinvents with collaborators and local communities. Slavic rituals are often her starting point. As a UK-based Czech artist and a mother, she also explores other cultures’ customs and universal ideas of motherhood and community.
Tereza (b.1978, Prague) completed her fine art printmaking MA at the Royal College of Art in 2007. Her work has been exhibited at Rituals. David Roberts Art Foundation. London (2008); A Tradition I Do Not Mean To Break, Zabludowicz Collection, London (2009); Rituals Are Tellers Of Us, Newlyn Art Gallery, UK (2013); and Reality Czech: The Czech Avant-Garde, Whitechapel Gallery. London, London (2015). She has exhibited, performed and lectured in a broad range of different spaces, including Lincoln’s Chambers Farm Wood (2010), Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo (2014), and Erdington High Street, UK (2016) and she is currently working on her new public art project ‘Hidden Mothers’, supported by the Arts Council England, USE_IT Birmingham and Czech Centre in London.
Saturday 12 October, 13:30 The Old Joint Stock, 4 Temple Row West, Birmingham, B2 5NY
Rootedness: more than belonging?