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Biennale Matter of Art 2024

The third edition of the Prague-based international exhibition organised by tranzit.cz /


This year's Biennale Matter of Art will take place from June 14, 2024, to September 29, 2024, in the Grand Hall of the National Gallery Prague and other venues. Curated by Katalin Erdődi and Aleksei Borisionok, the project will also feature a new bilingual publication comprising theoretical texts and artistic contributions. Admission to the biennale as well as the accompanying public program will be free of charge.

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Public program of the Biennale Matter of Art 2024

guided tours, performances, discussions, film screenings, and educational and mediation workshops for adults and children /


The biennale starts with the three-day opening weekend from June 13–15 in the National Gallery Prague and the Lidice Gallery and runs until September 29. Admission to the exhibition as well as most of the public program will be free of charge.

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Fellowships for Curators and Artists at Salzburg Summer Academy 2024

Call for applications now open until April 12! /


ERSTE Foundation offers fourteen fellowships for young artists and emerging curators from Croatia, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia and Ukraine to take part in a course of their choice at the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg 2023.

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Art Space Unlimited

Resilient communities at the forefront of contemporary art institutions /


Five European non-profit art organizations have teamed up to learn from each other and find new ways to open up to audiences with limited access to institutionalized culture.

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DAVRA research group at MAKE VOICES HEARD symposium

Taming Waters and Women in Soviet Central Asia /


The artist talk by DAVRA research group (Madina Joldybek, Zumrad Mirzalieva, Saodat Ismailova) will be part of the MAKE VOICES HEARD symposium organized by Hope Recycling Station in Prague.

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Grafting Resilience

With Alicja Rogalska, Platforma Výkvět, Saša Uhlová, Katalin Erdődi /


As part of the upcoming Biennale Matter of Art 2024 and in cooperation with the Hraničář Gallery in Ústí nad Labem, tranzit.cz invites you to an encounter with Berlin-based Polish visual artist Alicja Rogalska, journalist Saša Uhlová, and Platforma Výkvět, a self-organized network of ecological flower farmers from the Czech Republic and Slovakia with whom Rogalska is collaborating for her new work for the biennale.

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To Leave Is to Return Another Way

Festival of performance /


To Leave Is to Return Another Way is the second edition of the festival of performance art curated by tranzit.cz. The event will take place on 13 December 2023 from 7PM to 2AM at Ankali & Planeta Za in Prague.

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New podcast series: Ke zdrojům!

Where to take, and why give? A podcast about the clash between art and reality /


The six-part podcast series Ke zdrojům! is about physical, inspirational, financial, and human resources in culture. What are the backgrounds, needs, limits, and motivations of those who make, teach, or distribute art? Where and under what conditions – or in spite of what – does art emerge, and what social questions does it raise?

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Seminar of Accidental Wisdom: Sowing Unrest

Lecture by Katalin Erdődi and Alekseie Borisionok at FAMU /


Aleksei Borisionok and Katalin Erdődi, curators of the upcoming Matter of Art Biennale in Prague (2024) will share work experiences and research interests in a seminar of accidental wisdom. Grafting two curatorial lines into one project, the curators will look at how historical struggles in rural and urban contexts resonate with the contemporary moment and enable us to think about more emancipatory possible futures.

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Excavating Solidarity

How do we read history through perspectives of feminist storytelling and solidarity? /


Encounter with artists Marta Popivoda, Nikita Kadan, and Zbyněk Baladrán as well as Miloslav Vorlíček, the curator of the Lidice Memorial Art Collection, and Aleksei Borisionok, co-curator of the Biennale Matter of Art 2024

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Artist in Residence: Nikita Kadan

Biennale Matter of Art news /


From November 30 till December 29, tranzit.cz in collaboration with Lidice Memorial and Lidice Art Collection will host Ukrainian artist Nikita Kadan. The residency is part of the upcoming Biennale Matter of Art 2024 and will result in the making of a new commissioned artwork.

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Kyiv 23' Biennial



The fifth edition of Kyiv Biennial will be international and will take place in Kyiv, Ivano-Frankivsk, Uzhhorod, Vienna, Warsaw and Berlin.

In view of the brutal Russian attack on Ukraine, a comprehensive biennial project in Kyiv long seemed deeply uncertain, if not impossible. But, with a cascade of openings – starting in Kyiv and Vienna in October 2023, finishing in Berlin in 2024 – the fifth Kyiv Biennial will take place. This Biennial edition is conceived as a European event, with dispersed exhibitions and public programs in a number of Ukrainian and EU cities, and realized in partnership with leading European institutions in the field of contemporary art.

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Biennale Matter of Art 2024

The third edition of the Prague-based international exhibition organised by tranzit.cz /

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Public program of the Biennale Matter of Art 2024

guided tours, performances, discussions, film screenings, and educational and mediation workshops for adults and children /

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Art Space Unlimited

Resilient communities at the forefront of contemporary art institutions /

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Newsletter

Latest information about the Biennale Matter of Art, new books from the tranzit publishing house, and other projects – straight into your mailbox. /

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Online Bookshop

Order books published by tranzit.cz at knihy.matterof.art /

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Biennale Matter of Art

The project comprises the international exhibition of contemporary art taking place once every two years as well as the platform’s long-term activities, which engage in critical reflection of the institutional aspects of the biennale format in the /

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ERSTE Foundation is main partner of tranzit:

ERSTE Stiftung