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April 2019
FREE
  • Blue Innovations: Contemporary Czech Indigo Prints

    Vitrínka - Czech Centre Gallery

  • April 25 10:00 AM to June 24 6:00 PM
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  • 30 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W84QY
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    The Blue Innovations exhibition, part of London Craft Week, showcases the work of contemporary Czech designers who create exceptional, high quality hand-made items using traditional indigo printing techniques for decorating fabrics. It will also introduce these techniques, which have been integral to Czech culture for centuries and are now on UNESCO‘s lists of Intangible Cultural Heritage. The exhibition presents contemporary Czech indigo printing and dyeing production and the only two remaining block printing workshops in the Czech Republic (in Olešnice…

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June 2019
Free
  • Vojtěch Kovařík: Lovers and Fighters

    PUBLIC Gallery

  • June 5 5:00 PM to July 5 5:00 PM
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  • 17 Amhurst Terrace, London, E8 2BT
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    PUBLIC Gallery presents Vojtěch Kovařík’s debut UK solo exhibition LOVERS AND FIGHTERS. The show unveils a new series of paintings in which figures from Greek mythology, classical literature and modern culture come together to blur the boundaries between these two archetypes. In this new series Kovařík departs from depictions of Hulk-like muscle men locked in combat, instead inviting the viewer to engage with these figures as ‘lovers’ as well as ‘fighters’, thereby questioning traditional notions of masculinity. The phrase ‘I’m…

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