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Viktor Kolar
From November 26th 1973 to December 15th 1973
Czech Eye

"Dear Visitors, the photographs you’re coming to see were taken in Toronto and Montreal between 1969 and 1973. Mostly, they’re the result of well-programmed work, and also the output of those long walks along the streets. Before I came, Canada to me was soaring Rockies, endless yellow wheat fields and little farm houses – that’s how I saw it. But no people; there were no Canadians in my mind before I came. During my first five years in Canada, I was confronted with an unexpected reality – the urban way of life. Nevertheless these 52 photographs are meant to please and disturb, in turn attempting to evoke those moments when the heart inside us beats, sometimes faster – and sometimes stops beating altogether. Thank you for being here."
- Internal document (Optica) : welcome message from the artist, November 26th 1973