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. The program will feature Vojtěch Fröhlich, Glory Affairs, Tomek Pawłowski-Jarmołajev, Sláva Sobotovičová, Jonáš Strouhal, Sráč Sam and others. The full program will be announced in mid-November.
The club is the new white cube. The festival of performance art introduces into the operations of the club an alienation of the common expectations that come with a visit to such a venue,
presenting performative and conceptual interventions that expand the audience’s expectations of what can happen in a club. In addition to music, communal food, and social interactions, viewers are invited to observe and directly participate in artworks that work with themes of absurdity, humor, narration, and boundary crossing, all within the bowels of the club, which becomes a new vessel for old messages. Sometimes a maze, sometimes a playground. Entering the space means entering a certain game, an artistic environment, a scaled-down model of the world. It is a ritual inversion of our everyday structure. It is a catalyst for energies – physical, thermal, social, sonic. If we allow ourselves to be transformed by the space, then to leave it is to return another way, to return as someone else.
Venue & tickets
Ankali & Planeta Za
The entrance to the venue is located at the address Lopuchová 58/6, Prague 10. Admission is free of charge with a prior reservation. The capacity of the space is limited. Tickets can be booked through the portal GoOut.cz.
Visual by Day Shift Office
The festival of performance art To Leave Is to Return Another Way is organized by tranzit.cz / Biennale Matter of Art in collaboration with Ankali and the support of the city of Prague and the State Culture Fund of the Czech Republic. The main partner of tranzit.cz is the ERSTE Foundation. The media partners of the festival are A2 – kulturní čtrnáctideník, Artalk.cz, ArtMap, and Deník Alarm.