• City Gallery of Contemporary Art




Adam Szymczyk: documenta 14 – A Public Institution

  1. PLATO, Porážková 26

Recommended admission 30 CZK

The programme is part of PLATO’s launch week in the former Bauhaus.


A meeting with the art director of documenta 14 (2017, Kassel, Athens) Adam Szymczyk.

The presenter is the director of the Futura Centre for Contemporary Art in Prague Michal Novotný.

The art director of documenta 14, Polish-born Adam Szymczyk (1970), is one of the most closely watched curators of today. The New York Times labelled him a “curator superstar” and according to the ArtReview magazine he is one of the five most influential figures in the world of art. In the 1990s he studied art history at Warsaw University, in 1997 he co-founded the Fundacja Galerii Foksal in Warsaw. He was the director of Kunsthalle Basel (2003–2014). In 2008 he was the co-curator of the Berlin Biennalle.