Pavel Baňka is a Czech photographer, teacher, curator and writer. His photographs depict a dream-like world filled with poetically beautiful compositions that often balance portraits of women with geometric elements. The surrealist movement was a great inspiration for him, influencing his fascination with the inner, spiritual mind and imagination. Pavel Baňka also employs an abstract-like sensibility in much of his works and utilizes a… Read more
About the artwork
Czech photographer Pavel Baňka creates surreal abstractions through his works, often depicting a world on the edge of dreams. This piece from his Kitchen Rituals series subverts the genre of portraiture, finding a dada-like beauty in the object of a knife.