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11 - 12 a.m. press conference
Kino Aero, Biskupcova 31, Praha 3

programme: information about the creation, the goals and structure of the Central European initiative to support contemporary art - tranzit presentation of the programme, of tranzit.cz for 2003. Announcement of tranzit developmental awards for 2003 (2 artists and 1 theoretician). Announcement of the partner for the Bridges programme for 2003. Participants: - Vít Havránek, project leader of tranzit.cz, - Mária Hlavajová, programme director of tranzit and director of BAK basis voor aktuelle kunst, Utrecht, - Daniel Heler, member of board of directors and deputy for the general director for Česká spořitelna, a.s., - Boris Johannes Marte, head of the corporate sponzoring department, Erste Bank Vienna, - Jiří evčík, chairman of civic association tranzit.cz, vice-director of AVU Praha, artists and awards winners.

2 - 6 p.m. mobile seminar / sightseeing tour
The seminar starts in front of the gallery Display, Bubenska 3, Prague 7, at 2:00 p.m.

tranzit.cz & jesper alvaer cordially invite you to take part in a mobile seminar / sightseeing tour (on foot, boat, bus) through Prague that will take place on 26 May 2003 between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. the mobile seminar / sightseeing tour offers the perspectives of specialist and participans in sociological, zoological, urban and economic events in Holešovice, Karlín, Libeň. An urban analysis of the surroundings of Vltavská station, living conditions of birds in nearby bushes, a meeting with a local gyros seller, a testimony of the grand-daughter of the sculptor Otakar vec, author of the Stalin monument on Letná, a commentated visit of hotel Hilton, perspectives of development of Karlín, etc.
Jesper Alvaer is a Norwegian artist working in Prague.

6 p.m. film session
kino Aero, Biskupcova 31, Praha 3

programme: - barbecue - project presentation of the project and tranzit.cz developmental awards - the program of films of the evening session with the theme "slow (e)motion" focusing on traveling and movement in space was curated by the Austrian artist Josef Dabernig. Films by following artists will be shown: Josef Dabernig, G.R.A.M., Gerhard Holthuis, Heidrun Holzfield, Daniela Kostová, Thomas Korschil, Kurt Kren, David Lamelas, Deimantas Narkevicius, Lisl Ponger, Markus Scherer, Hans Scheugl, - rgb.interactive new sound installation of Ema Tomatucha - Jiří Skála - Tomáš Vaněk Particip no. 34.

mob_sem_map EN.pdf (pdf, 37 kb)


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