Large-format catalogue of images and pastel drawings from the artist’s stay in the South American jungle in the company of Shamans and other peculiar natives. The pictures are successful attempts at visualizing trance initiatory rituals while under the influence of exotic drugs and dance. The pictures are 45 x 65 cm and the colors are true to the originals.
Otto Placht, born 31. 10. 1962 in Prague
Education: 1982-1988 Academy of Fine Art in Prague
Pedagogical work: Assistant at Academy of Fine Art in Prague in 1990-1993
Escuela di pintura amazonica USKO-AYAR, Pucallpa, Peru, Spring 1993
Miami Dade Comunity Collage, Miami,USA 1994, 1995
Exhibitions: Prague, Olomouc, Klenová, Zlín, Most, Miami, Washington, Los Angeles, Madrid
Supported by the Center for Contemporary Art Soros drew up a Supay project.
In 1997 established with RNDr. Jan Placht GENGAFUND foundation (Amazontherapy) to support travel to the upper Amazonian region.