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Mar 5, 2013 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Out of the Circle Party

-------- ARMORY WEEK SPECIAL EVENT AT CZECH CENTER NEW YORK ------- Join us for the party with DJ and reception at the Bohemian National Hall to start and celebrate the beginning of the Armory week. Meet the artist and curator of the show Out of the Circle at the Czech Center Gallery, which features the pioneers of the Czech, Slovak and American performance art.

Evening program includes: 

Performance 4Chambers by Jody Oberfelder Dance Projects

US premiere of PERFORMANCE LAB: screening of Czech and Slovak video art, curated by Karina Kottova

 DJ A to K mixing vinyls of the of 70ties and 80ties era

Reception sponsored by Czech and Slovak Consulates together with Staropramen Brewery from Prague.

Meet the Slovak artist Vladimir Havrilla and curator Dusan Brozman of the show  Out of the Circle, which features the pioneers of the Czech, Slovak  performance art  together with the Americans Bruce Nauman and Andy Warhol.

The evening features Performance Lab: a video series of Czech and Slovak performances from the 70s and 80‘s intermixed with a contemporary generation of performance videos. Curated by Karina Kottova.

The event is organized on the occasion of 20th anniversary of Czech and Slovak independenceby  by the  Czech Center New York in collaboration with the Czech Consulate General, Slovak Consulate General, Czech Permanent Mission to the United Nations in New York, and Slovak Permanent Mission at the United Nations in New York .

The event and the exhibition is held under the auspices of H.E. Mrs. Edita Hrda, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to the United Nations and H.E. Mr. Frantisek Ruzicka, Permanent Representative of the Slovak Republic to the UN


JANUARY 28 – MARCH 12, 2013

Exhibition of Czech Slovak and American performance art, experimental photographs and videos by Vladimir Havrilla, Jiri Kovanda, Bruce Nauman, and Andy Warhol. Curated by Dusan Brozman.

The exhibition Out of the Circle introduces two artists from former Czechoslovakia: the Czech artist Jiri Kovanda, the pioneer of the Czech conceptual and performance art, together with the Slovak artist Vladimir Havrilla belonging to the artistic underground of the 1970s and 1980s. Their work is presented together with video pieces from the 1960s by Andy Warhol and Bruce Nauman. The connection of these works show the remarkable visual and inner coherence of the artists, despite the political systems and the iron curtain that separated them.

It is organized by the Czech Center New York in collaboration with the BonArt o.s, Consulate General of the Czech Republic in New York and Consulate General of the Slovak Republic in New York. Supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic, +421 Foundation, Artandconcept Gallery, OZ NKA, and PSIS.




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Mar 5, 2013 7:00 PM - 11:00 PM


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