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A boundary breaking, cross-cultural group show featuring a contemporary youth art scene curated by Czech artist Marie Tomanova.



July 7th - August 4th, 2016

Opening reception: Thursday, July 7th, 7-10pm

with special program of performances, Alt Space pop-up store, and party on the rooftop hosted by Nicky Ottav

Czech Center New York and Marie Tomanova present art from established and emerging artists, designers, performers and musicians who address, participate in, reflect, shape, and are shaped by contemporary youth culture. The exhibiting artists, using a variety of media, elucidate where youth culture has been and where it is going, and explore youth's social, political, personal and formal contexts. With a surge of interest about youth in the art market and art world, with a growing presence on on-line media channels, YOUTH EXPLOSION: The New Bohemia brings together the artists under one roof to celebrate the new bohemia! Inspired by MoMa PS1 and events that create a dynamic youth culture energy, we will take over the building of Czech Center  New York and create a new bohemia!

Special program on the day of opening:

--Performance: Go!Push Pops, Legacy Fatale, RAFiA

--Pop-up Store: ALT SPACE featuring young designers and artists 

--Party: "CZECH OUT" roof top party hosted by artist Nicky Ottav

--Screening: Artist videos


Exhibiting and Performing artists:

Michael Bailey-Gates              Claire Christerson

Sessa Englund                         Legacy Fatale

Maya Fuhr                               Ethan James Green

Maria Jose                               Alexandra Marzella                

India Salvor Menuez               Grace Miceli                           

Nicky Ottav                            Go!Push Pops

RAFiA                                                Alt Space

Marie Tomanova                     Thomas Whiteside


Czech Center New York: 321 E 73rd Street/NY, NY 10021

Established in 1995, Czech Center New York is committed to the support of new international projects and is a welcoming place for all ideas that address current cultural or social issues.


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