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What is the weight of your desire?

How much does your desire weight? What can be measured and seen and what can only be experienced? To bare yourself, to denude, to undress, to reveal your emotions, to touch your own body, to get...

Let's draw the Olympics! Exhibition

To celebrate Czech Open 2012 and the London 2012 Olympics, over 180 Czech and British children, led by artist Zuzana Jungmanova during a dozen a workshops, developed a story about five animated...

London Booster by David Cerny welcomes visitors outside the Czech House

World renowned Czech sculptor David Cerny unveiled his first major public commission in London in over a decade on 24 July. Entitled the London Booster, this extraordinary sculpture consists of a...

Marketa Luskacova for Another London at Tate Britain

Whilst the eyes of the world are on London this summer, Tate Britain explores the capital city through the eyes of some of the biggest names in international photography. Six photos by Czech...

Lucnica at Sadler's Wells Theatre

The Slovak National Folklore Ballet Lucnica, known as the Rolling Stones of Folklore, famous for its 64 years of great artistic success, tradition, international world tours and critical acclaim...

Edinburgh International Festival

Some of the gems of Czech classical music will be performed at this year's Edinburgh International Festival. Leos Janacek's The Macropulos Case, based on the novel of Karel Capek, is scheduled for...

Peter Sis at the British Library

Join some of the most brilliant artist-storytellers, for an action-packed chance to find out how they create their books. What comes first: the story or the pictures? And could one possibly manage...

Home:scape: Stories and senses of home

Home:scape explores through visual spectacle and theatre a sense of what home means to diverse communities living in London, Prague and Budapest. From the suburban streets of south west London, to...

Insein

An experimental political opera inspired by the story of Burma and its people. Powerful Spider is weaving a web of fear and intimidation which threatens humanity in its core. Living in fear and lies...

Charlie Straight will give three performances in London this July

Czech indie band Charlie Straight will give a 30-minute performance on 26 July from 1.45 pm during a day spectacular celebrating the London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay presented by Islington Council...

Czech Open 2012 Installation at the Czech House

Czech Centre London presents the best of Czech Open 2012 projects at our stand at the Czech House during the Olympics. Come and look back at some of the most exciting projects of the season such as...

Czech House

The highly popular Czech House has been attracting visitors since 27 July and it still has plenty to offer before it closes down on Sunday 12 August. Special guests yet to appear at the Czech house...

Ztohoven: The politics of the social in contemporary art

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED, A NEW DATE HAS YET TO BE CONFIRMED. Czech award-winning guerrilla artist collective Ztohoven will take part in a conference organised by Tate Modern. The participants...

Hunter - Hunted

Visitors to the Red and Yellow Rooms of the Mottisfont's historic house will have a chance to see something different. Intermedia artist collective WE (Kye Wilson and Helena Eflerova) have made a new...

Katerina Seda: Around the Clock (lecture)

Katerina Seda leads a marathon 24-hour long lecture over the final two days of Wide Open School. This lecture is given in Czech with simultaneous English translation. Seda's social projects are...

Zátopek! and New Music 2012

London premiere of a new twelve minute opera Zátopek! inspired by the extraordinary life and times of legendary Czech Olympian Emil Zátopek, a Czech athlete who achieved a remarkable hattrick at...

Afternoon with Rum: Pavel Reisenauer

Pavel Reisenauer's first solo UK exhibition depicts his uniquely dark vision of the world. The work contains hidden passages of seemingly important histories, and points into dark corners, where...

Surviving Life: DVD release

Jan Svankmajer's movie Surviving Life was released on DVD by New Wave Films on 11 June 2012, so now everyone can enjoy this psychoanalytical comedy in their living-room. The DVD includes 3 background...

Sylva Fischerova: Lunch Poems (literature)

Pull up a bench in this urban allotment and make the best use of your lunch hour by listening to poems by three of Europe's leading poets including Czech Republic's Sylva Fischerova. Other...

Punk in Africa

Punk in Africa tells the story of punk in South Africa and how it spread to Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Kenya and played a role there in the political struggle. We get to see the most important bands...

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