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8 Sep 2020    |    8 Oct 2020

Competition: Create a 3D card of an Adolf Loos villa and win a prize

Become a designer as part of the Adolf Loos / Pioneer of Modern Living series and win an original Czech design product. Be creative by making a 3D card featuring one of the famous Adolf Loos villas, using a predesigned template by Tereza Hradilkova of Porigami.cz. Add your own artistic features such as facade motifs or the villa´s inhabitants to a folded card featuring designs of the Villa Müller or the Winternitz Villa and send it to someone that you would like to introduce to the revolutionary work of Adolf Loos. All you need is a printer, an A4 size card (120 – 160 g), a craft knife / scissors, a ruler and a creative attitude. Just download the card’s template and follow our video guide. Both children and adults are welcome to participate.

25 Sep 2020    |    3 Oct 2020

Must-See Online Events at Lunchmeat Festival

Lunchmeat Festival, an annual international festival dedicated to advanced electronic music and new media art based in Prague, has teamed up with Czech Centre London in order to promote three extraordinary online events. The first of them, Sam Rolfes’s bizarre 360°video, will be premiered on September 25th on the Youtube channel of the Fact Magazine, two audiovisual live acts of the Czech provenience - Ethno Service and NIVVA, will be streamed live on the Lunchmeat Festival and Czech Centre London Facebook pages. All three online events can be enjoyed for free.

17 Sep 2020    |    22 Nov 2020

Krištof Kintera: The End of Fun!

This will be the most comprehensive UK exhibition of work by Czech artist Krištof Kintera (b. 1973, Prague). Internationally acclaimed for his sculptural, often kinetic works imbued with a characteristic energy and imaginative wit, Kintera offers an overview of new, recent, and archival works, shown in the UK for the first time. Filling both gallery floors, whilst also expanding into the public realm, THE END OF FUN! is a timely exhibition probing the apocalyptic environmental issues we currently face, taking on a new poignancy in today’s climate.

14 Oct 2020    |    17 Oct 2020

Shadow Country at BFI London Film Festival 2020

Bohdan Sláma’s striking epic is a unique account of life in a Czech-Austrian border village from the 1930s-1950s, which saw a community sacrificed to political ideology.

1 Oct 2020

Alena Mornštajnová: Hana

Hana, Alena Mornštajnová’s gripping novel and winner of Czech Book Award 2017 which has been translated into over a dozen languages across the world, is coming to English readers thanks to Parthian Books on 1 October 2020.

11 Sep 2020

The Painted Bird - UK & Ireland release

Václav Marhoul’s cinematic masterpiece follows the journey of a boy, entrusted by his Jewish parents to an elderly foster mother in an effort to escape persecution. Wandering through the desecrated countryside, the boy encounters villagers and soldiers whose own lives have been brutally altered, and who are intent on revisiting this brutality on him. An unflinching examination of the very worst of humanity it features a staggering central performance from the young Petr Kotlár alongside a star-studded international ensemble including Udo Kier, Stellan Skarsgård, Harvey Keitel, Julian Sands and Barry Pepper. Premiered at the Venice International Film Festival, the film has won ecstatic acclaim.

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