PechaKucha Night Bratislava Vol. 37 Visegrad edition: fjuzn
Evening that presents the work of creative people in the format of 20 pictures – each for 20 seconds, invites you to a special edition within the festival [fjúžn]. The 12th volume of the festival organized by the Milan Šimečka foundation will be once again connecting people from diverse cultures. PechaKucha was inspired by the festival’s theme of integration and will introduce guests from different countries and cultures that have been living and creating in Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland and Hungary for a long time. The 37the edition is a part of the Visegrad Edition series in which PechaKucha Night Budapest, Warsaw and Brno participated. Thanks to this cooperation supported by the Visegrad Fund, foreign artists working in the V4 countries will be presented in Bratislava. You will learn more about their work on Wednesday, 26 April at 6pm in Café Berlínka. Performances will be in Slovak and English without an interpreter.
Who can you look forward to?
Alexander Tinei He comes from Moldova but lives and creates in Budapest. His paintings deal with the questions of identity, belonging and faith.
Alma Lily Rayner A multimedia artist born in Tel Aviv, she works in Prague where she is currently exhibiting the project Some things my father put inside my vagina.
Ágnes Jekli Founder of the Open Doors project in Budapest, which aims to discover the possibilities of social inclusion of refugees by the tools of visual communication, and participatory design
Bjorn Kierulf Originally from Norway but based in Slovakia. He is active in designing energy passive homes and in 2001, he made the first one ever in Slovakia.
Jakub Kois a Martin Atanasov They will present the activities of the Polish-Bulgarian-Icelandic group named Baldur and the children’s books festival in Brno that goes by the same name.
Jaime Gaztelu Co-founded the James&Mau company which focuses on the use of biodynamic and sustainable concepts in architecture. He is from Spain but is currently based in Poland.
Nastaran A. Motlagh Originally from Iran but she has been living in Slovakia for 6 years now. She studies Polical Science and International Relations and does stand-up comedy.
Nenad Branković Born in Serbia but has been living in Bratislave since 1997. He has been active in graphic design.
Szymon Rozwalka Polish born but lives in the Czech Republic. In 2001, he founded the C+HO_aR architectural office and RO_AR architects in 2011.
Olja Triaška Stefanović Born in Novi Sad but has been living in Slovakia since she was 18 years old. She occupies herself with photography.
Wendy Allan She will introduce the Drop the Tension travel project during which she has traveled from Melbourne, Australia to Katowice, Poland – overland, without flights and hitch-hiking most of the way.
PechaKucha Night Bratislava Vol. 37
Wednesday 26.4.2017, Café Berlinka, Námestie Ľudovíta Štúra 4
Tickets: 5,- EUR at the gate, reservation possible at firstname.lastname@example.org
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PechaKucha Night Bratislava Vol. 37 is held thanks to the financial support from International Visegrad Fund, Ars Bratislavensis and Bratislava’s self-governing region.