Czech Theatre Related Exhibitions of Touring the World – Don Nixon
Prague Quadrennial Update
The Prague Quadrennial International Exhibition of Theatre Architecture and Scenography has registered an amazing 55 countries for this one of a kind event! New countries that will exhibit their national scenographic works include: Georgia, Malaysia, Ireland, Bosnia and Hercegovina, and Armenia.
Details of the exhibition plans are outlined in the Circular that has been distributed to the national Curators.
If you are interested in contacting the Curator from your country, please contact:
Prague Quadrennial is Coming Your Way!
An exhibition to promote the Prague Quadrennial first appeared at the World Stage Design in Toronto earlier this year. Now, as the PQ draws closer, this exhibit will travel throughout Europe to give those interested in the world of stage design a glimpse of what took place in the last edition of the PQ in 2003, and what will take place in 2007. The preliminary list of countries includes: Belgium, Spain, Great Britain, Slovakia, Serbia and Montenegro. A more detailed list will be made available at the beginning of the new year.
Information about the PQ is updated regularly. Visit the website for more detailed information:
Josef Svoboda in South America
As part of the Teatro.cz Project, the exhibition of world famous Czech scenographer Josef Svoboda continues to the Espaco Escenografico in Sao Paolo, Brazil. The works of Svoboda will be presented in the form of large photographs of his designs and stage productions, as well as original stage models and video projections. The exhibit will run from December 8, 2005 to January 29, 2006.
Petr Lébl: “I am No Artist (Nejsem výtvarník…)” Continues to Munich
The Czech Centre in Munich and the Society for Bohemists will host the exhibition “Petr Lébl: I am no Artist… (Nejsem výtvarník…)” beginning November 29, 2005 at the Czech Centre in Munich. The exhibit of the famous Czech director and all-round artist was curated by the Theatre Institute in Prague and has travelled to many eastern European cities over the past two years. The exhibition portrays the life and work through a collection of photographs, designs, and artefacts from his theatre productions. The young innovative Czech artist had a leading role as artistic director of the Theatre on the Balustrades following 1989 and died in 1999.
More information, contact the Czech Centre in Munich: firstname.lastname@example.org
Last Chance to see Metaphor and Irony 2 in the USA
The exhibition, Metaphor and Irony 2, has been travelling to galleries and museums throughout the Unites States since August 2004 presenting the works of contemporary Czech scenographers. Artists displayed in the exhibit include the pupils of František Tröster from Prague’s Academy of Performing Arts (AMU), as well as the works of the youngest Czech scenographic generation, who learned their trade under the guidance of Tröster´s pupils. The final stop before the exhibit returns to the Czech Republic is the Ohio State University-Lima´s Martha W. Farmer Theatre for Performing Arts Gallery in Lima, Ohio, where the exhibit runs until December 10, 2005.
More information with photographs of the exhibition: www.theatre.cz/mai2