• City Gallery of Contemporary Art



Debate and presentation:

Shared Art in Shared Space / Landscape Festival

  1. PLATO, Porážková 26

Recommended admission fee 30 CZK


What role can visual art play in the public space today? Are we able to set suitable parameters for the debate between political representation, experts and citizens?

Presentation of different approaches of architects, artists and curators. An evening within the framework of Landscape festivalu Ostrava.

5 pm Lecture block
6.30 pm Debate


Petr Kratochvíl, architecture historian, Institute of Art History of the Czech Academy of Science
Rostislav Koryčánek, chief curator Moravian Gallery in Brno
Irakli Eristavi, architect (Zero Zero)
Marcel Fišer, director Gallery of Fine Arts in Cheb
Richard Vodička, director, designcité+

Presenter Dan Merta, director Jaroslav Fragner Gallery.

The festival integrates the site-specific installation in front of the city slaughterhouse:

Forum Arborum
Open space in front of the former city slaughterhouse (Porážková 3204/28, Ostrava)
Trees as silent inhabitants predetermine the future of a space. They might find themselves face to face with the human need to control everything. Time will tell whether they can succeed …
Artist: Atelier Partero

The debate and installation are organised by Landscape Festival Ostrava in collaboration with PLATO.