The Festival of Contemporary Art 4 + 4 Days in Motion 2021 will return to Strašnice in September
The International Festival of Contemporary Art 4 + 4 Days in Motion is returning to the premises of the New School of Strašnice in Prague, this year on September 9-26.
It is waiting for the visitors of the 26th year exhibition of contemporary art, theater, workshops, festival school of arts management, discussion, performances for children files from the Czech Republic and abroad and many others.
The festival will open with the production of the unique documentary film Superamas: L’homme qui tua Mouammar Kadhafi, which is part of this year’s main program of the prestigious Avignon Theater Festival. The topic of mental exhaustion is dealt with by the Slovak dance performance L. Bobalik, M. Hriešik: Timeout Burnout, the ensemble Debris will also come from Slovakia. The Reverse project by the Dutch artist Johannes Bellinkx offered the participants a completely different reality of Prague during non-conformist walks.
Czech premieres will also take place. The Vosto5 ensemble invites you to a novelty Orestés on Kavčí plácka with the subtitle “Come and have a real beer for a simulated festival”. The Nesladim art collective, dedicated to the destigmatization of mental disorders through theatrical production, will present the project The day will blind me, the evening will calm me down, the night will hide me, the performance of El Padre by director Zuzana Šklíbová with Antonia Formanová in the lead role will be presented. 4 + 4 days in motion, he also thinks of children, for whom six performances will be prepared.
Curators of this year’s exhibition will be, for example, Lucie Drdová, Jiří Ptáček, Marie Foltýnová, Tereza Severová, Vasil Artamonov, Marek Meduna, Zuzana Blochová, Vít Havránek, Zbyněk Baladrán, Barbora Špičáková, Lenka Sýkorová and many others. As part of the music program, Zatrestband, František Skála & Provodovjané will perform, and a festival of young bands will take place.
The 4 + 4 Days in Motion festival will also focus on contemporary art on a theoretical level. For example, the conference The Role of the Artiste, by awarding the Věra Jirousová Prize for beginning and established critics of visual arts or the festival school Arts Management. It is intended for students, artists and representatives of organizations operating in the field of culture. The aim is to reach participants in meetings with renowned experts from various fields of artistic production (fundraising, law, self-presentation, marketing, personal development, coaching). Those interested can register until July 31 on the website https://ctyridny.cz/festivalova-skola-2021/ The next program will be gradually unveiled.
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