Pavel Borecký (Prague, 1986) is a social anthropologist and audiovisual ethnographer. As an awardee of Swiss Excellence scholarship, he is currently finishing multimedia PhD on water scarcity in the Middle East.
In his community practice, Pavel runs research organisation Anthropictures, curates film programme EthnoKino, and co-organizes European Applied Anthropology Network.
Pavel’s latest films Solaris (2015) and In the Devil’s Garden (2018) focused on the consumption culture in Estonia and human/animal relations in the Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR). The films were screened at numerous film festivals and conferences in Europe and abroad. Living Water (2020) is his first feature documentary film.