• City Gallery of Contemporary Art

PLATO

csen

Opening:

An opening of three exhibitions

Location:
  1. PLATO, Porážková 26

Admission free

 

A new situation. Three exhibitions showing works by almost thirty Czech and international artists and platforms will present the possibilities of the gallery's new location.

They Thought We Were Alive and They Run Screaming

9/2–16/4/2023
Opening 8/2 at 6 pm

Artists: Nina Beier, Simone Fattal, Kem School, Viktor Kolář, Katarzyna Kozyra, Nicoleta Mureş, Markéta Othová, Luis Pazos, Martha Rosler, Ghita Skali (in cooperation with Kaoutar Chaqchaq, Ayla Mrabet), Anna Uddenberg

Curator: Marek Pokorný

By means of artworks exploring the principle of self-stylization, the exhibition explores the issue of the impossibility to be perceived by others in a way that corresponds to our own self-image.

Performance of Nina Beier's artwork Exercise: 8/2, 22/2 at 6 pm, it will take place a total of 10 times during the exhibition
Performance of Kem School: 30/3 at 6 pm

Collaborating Institutions: CAC Brétigny, France; Sandwich, Bucharest; Cité Internationale des Arts (Paris); FRAC Lorraine (Metz); Latvian Centre for Contemporary Art (Riga)

I Can Hear the Grass Grow

9/2–16/4/2023
Opening 8/2 at 6 pm

Artists and platforms: Dominika Dobiášová, Gin&Platonic, Lukáš Kleberc, Sabina Knetlová, Korobushka Records, Eliška Kupcová, Martina Strakošová, Zalesak

Curators: Jakub Adamec, Marek Pokorný

A sketch composed of responses to the questions we ask ourselves in relation to the impact artists and art collectives have on a specific region. To stay, or to go?

The exhibition is the first part of a long-term project called On Current Issues of Local Resources.

Let the long. Road. Lead. To. Stairs in. The Heavens

9/2–16/4/2023
Opening 8/2 at 6 pm
Guided tour and discussion with curators 9/2 at 6 pm

Artists: Beauty Studio, Bohdan Bunchak, Ksenia Hnylytska, Larion Lozovyi, Darja Lukjanenko, Sashko Protyah, Anna Sapon, Zhenia Stepanenko, Viktoriia Tymonova
With texts by Frosiko

Curators: Milena Khomchenko, Yulia Krivich, Clemens Poole
Co-curators: Jakub Adamec, Edith Jeřábková

Works by contemporary artists from Ukraine who explore the current ideas about the fate of today's Ukraine as it seeks its way out of a dark history of colonial violence.

Collaborating Institution: Dnipro Center for Contemporary Culture