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MeetFactory’s ‘Slav Squatting’ Makes Art of Slavic Stereotypes

In one form or another, the stereotype of the “squatting Slav” has likely made its way to your social media feed over the past few years. Wearing an Adidas tracksuit, smoking cigarettes, and swilling cheap vodka or cheap beer, the loitering Slav meme is—as most memes are—perhaps best left unexplained.

 
 
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Tim Robbins: Festivals like Karlovy…

The biggest star at the opening of the 53rd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival was Hollywood actor Tim Robbins…

 
 
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2018 Karlovy Vary gets underway with…

The 53rd edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will kick off with a glitzy opening ceremony on Friday…

 
 
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Programme chief Och shares tips for…

The Czech Republic’s top film event, the Karlovy Vary festival, gets underway on Friday. As every year, it promises…

 
 
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Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra…

The Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, one of the Czech Republic’s finest ensembles, is currently touring Japan on what…

 
 
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Metronome festival promises top…

The two-day Metronome music festival kicks off on Friday evening at the Výstaviště exhibition grounds in Prague. Among…

 
 
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Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra embarks…

The Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, one of the leading ensembles in the country, has embarked on their 12th tour of…

 
 
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Diamond Jubilee of eclectic "Smetana’s…

An annual international opera festival celebrating the works of Bedřich Smetana – perhaps the most famous Czech…

 
 
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Lou Reed, Havel, Půlnoc – and the first…

The first reunion of the classic lineup of The Velvet Underground took place in Paris in 1990, at a show also featuring…

 
 
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Brno festival marks centenary of modern…

For the third year now, the Moravian capital Brno is hosting an international event that brings together…

 
 
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Czech highlights at Karlovy Vary 2018…

The just-announced main competition at this year’s Karlovy Vary International Film Festival will feature two Czech…

 
 
 
 
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