Motto: In an age when growing numbers of people tend to think dangerously alike, art´s capacity to suspend, even for a moment, our habitual ways of seeing may well prove to be of its greatest value.
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The DOX Centre’s summer programmes are filled with games and interactive encounters with actual exhibitions and architecture of DOX's building. The last family workshop - A Story About a Factory will be held on Saturday, August 29th.
Three photographers from Respekt Magazine were there during floods, election campaigns, the NATO convoy, and a solar eclipse. Their photographs show the extent to which the exceptional moments of our lives are linked with banal everyday ones. And that one cannot imagine one without the other.
“Keret House” by Polish architect Jakub Szczęsny, is such a noteworthy project that the Museum of Modern Art in New York (MoMA) recently included a model of it in its collection of contemporary architecture collection. The exhibition at DOX gives viewers the opportunity to familiarize themselves with this project, along with other recent Szczęsny' s works.
TRIAL is an exhibition inspired by the second trial of Russian businessman Mikhail Khodorkovsky and his business partner Platon Lebedev, which took place between February 2009 and December 2010. Rather than attempting to reconstruct the trial, the exhibition aims to expose the inner mechanisms of the Russian legal system and the atmosphere of court proceedings.
The house of poet, art historian, and essayist Jan M. Tomeš serverd as material for a book to be presented in August by the Art Archive (3 Aug – 6 Sept 2015). Until the end of month you can still visit the Film Posters and Books exhibition (2 Jul – 30 Aug 2015) which features around 80 film posters and dozens of book covers created in Czechoslovakia from the late 1950s until 1989.
The (DIS)PLACE exhibition is the culmination of a project intended for students of post-secondary art schools in the field of photography, prepared by DOX as part of the attendant programme for the THIS PLACE exhibition, which had its world premiere at DOX in 2014. To “search for and define the (NON)PLACE of the individual in contemporary society” is the basic idea of the project.