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Artist Šedá’s novel way to highlight overtourism: hiring people to live in thronged Český Krumlov

The Czech contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale, which kicks off next weekend, is an offbeat social experiment from the leading Czech conceptual artist Kateřina Šedá. She is attempting to reintroduce normal life to popular destination Český Krumlov so as to generate debate on a major issue in today’s Europe: overtourism.

 
 
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2018 Iranian film fest highlights…

Iranian cinema has been among the most critically acclaimed in the world in recent years. Czech audiences have been…

 
 
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Biggest Josef Lada exhibition in years…

The famous Czech illustrator and painter Josef Lada died on December 14, 1957 and was born on December 17, 1877…

 
 
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Steampunk robot photographer one of…

With the Christmas season underway many of Prague’s museums and galleries are offering special events and programs…

 
 
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New location gives London Czech Centre…

The Czech Centre in London has in recent years devoted a lot of its energies to bringing cutting edge Czech art and…

 
 
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Czech protesters run out of patience as…

Protesters this week braved freezing temperatures to protest the pending demolition of what they regard as one of the…

 
 
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Czech TV to air ambitious miniseries…

In the New Year, Czech TV will broadcast one of its most ambitious projects to date and its biggest co-production ever:…

 
 
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Crowd funding helps Czech author tell…

Dlouhá cesta or Long Journey is the title of a new book by the Czech UK-based author Petr Horáček. The talented…

 
 
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Museum of Senses opens in Prague

When was the last time your senses deceived you? Now you have the chance to put them all to the test in the newly…

 
 
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Unique Czech underground museum wins…

Archeopark Pavlov, a unique underground museum near Mikulov in South Moravia, has won this year’s Czech Architecture…

 
 
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Villa Tugendhat – a masterpiece of…

"Less is more" is an aphorism often associated with the German-American architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. He might be…

 
 
 
 
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