• City Gallery of Contemporary Art



Panel discussion:

The Public and Contemporary Art

  1. PLATO, Porážková 26

Recommended admission 30 CZK

Expected duration 2.5 hours

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


Representatives of institutions from the Czech Republic whose principal task is to present and disseminate contemporary visual art discuss the ways in which they approach and work with the public.


  • Karina Kottová, director of the Jindřich Chalupecký Society
  • Denisa Kujelová, art director of the Fait Gallery
  • Eva Mráziková, director and chief curator of the Emil Filla Gallery in Ústí nad Labem
  • Marek Pokorný, director and curator of the PLATO in Ostrava
  • Tereza Stejskalová, art critic and curator of tranzit.cz

The presenter is the curator and gallery lecturer Ondřej Horák.

Basic thematic circles of the debate:

  • Who are the present-day public of our institutions?
  • Responsibility to contemporary art/artist vs. responsibility to the public
  • When mediating art turns counter-productive?