This ongoing series plays with photography as a trustworthy and truthful medium by creating some confusion about what is actually happening in the image, or why it is happening. These images represent a fraction of my mind, the urge to capture something elusive I do not yet understand or did not understand when I was taking the photo. My aim is not to show my subjects’ personalities, to comprehend the scene they interact in or reflect any sort of objective reality. As a photographer, I instead strive to explore incomprehension, the fleeting gap between one thought and another.


About Julie Hrudová


Julie Hrudová (1988) was born in Prague but now lives and works in Amsterdam. In 1998 she moved to the Netherlands together with her parents. Represented by the Hollandse Hoogte agency, Hrudová has worked with a variety of publications, including CBS News, The Guardian and VICE News. Her work has also been exhibited in numerous shows, on an international scale. In 2017 she won the EyeEm Award in the Street Photographer category. In 2018 the Leisure series was awarded with the third prize at the Italian Street Photography Festival.


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