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“Slovakia is a post-
Our country is neither like Germany nor like France. It will never be. Nevertheless,
our country has its own strengths which should be used. . However, we are wasting
them in an exemplary way and killing our own potential. We may make excuses associated
with the government, vandals or anything else but everyone may begin with himself.
I too often hear people constantly scolding about something in this country. They
scold so much that they have stopped to see the strengths of our country. They look
for culprits, but they are not able to look into the mirror. Even the small amount
of cultural heritage which is left is falling into ruin and bearing advertisements.
Instead of preserving our own history and our own face, we build factories, shopping
malls and “pseudo skyscrapers” which do not belong to our culture at all. I do not
get it why this state wastes its potential and strengths. It is hard to do anything
about that when it is governed by not quite suitable persons. However, there is still
no reason to lose our own individuality and self-
I appreciate beautiful places including the derelict ones. They have greater charisma than the architecture which is pushing here. Therefore, it has been an honour for me to eternalize the ruins of the Povazsky Castle which has its magic despite its current state. The feeling you experience when standing up there in the wind and facing the magnificent scenery cannot be mediated through the photo. You have to simply be there, standing and enjoying the present moment.
Through photographs, I deliver my perspective and the aesthetical value and interpret emotions and ideas. Thus, the photographs are not documentation. They highlight the aesthetical beauty beyond the limits of reality overlapping with fantasy. They point out that it is necessary to work with what we have and not to chase any “example” which would go against us if applied.”
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