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Querly There? Queer Art in Czech and Slovak Context

Thursday 26 May 2016, 4.00 pm
Thu 26 May 2016, 16.00
New Democracy Dome
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Within the scope of Czech and Slovak art, an explicit voicing out of the issues of sexuality and gender non-normativity are still rather rare and so is their theoretical and conceptual framing.

In this talk Zuzana Štefková will present examples of art works and exhibitions openly dealing with the above-mentioned themes. By doing so, Stefkova intends to explore a series of questions, such as: What are the characteristic features of art produced by Czech and Slovak self-identified gay, lesbian and queer artists? How do these artists respond to their art being viewed through the prism of their sexuality and non-binary gender identity? And last but not least, can we actually speak of “queer art” in Czech and Slovak context?

Do you want to attend this meeting? Come visit us at the New Democracy Dome at Fabcity. No reservation required.

 

Workshop European Identity: Visualisation

Štefková’s lecture at the New Democracy Dome is proceeded by a workshop – European Identity: Visualisation, organized by Amsterdam University College / Europe by People / Netwerk Democratie

Impossible Dialogues II: Contested memories, conflicting presences

That same evening, Framer Framed will also host the discussion evening Impossible Dialogues II: Contested memories, conflicting presences , taking place from 19:00 – 21:00. In this discussion program, aimed at bringing discussions on Eastern Europe outside of Eastern Europe itself, Štefková will be joined by esteemed lecturers Tímea Junghaus, Roma Sendyka and moderator Tina Bastaijan.