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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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London launch for new Petra Hůlová…

Three Plastic Rooms, a new English translation of the novel Umělohmotný třípokoj by Petra Hůlová, has just been…

 
 
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Decorative Art Museum reopens after…

The Museum of Decorative Arts in the centre of Prague has finally reopened after a protracted renovation. The largest…

 
 
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Maori group to mark Havel’s visit to…

Prague’s O2 Arena is set to see a very special concert next week. One of the most popular Czech bands Chinaski will…

 
 
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British violinist stars in Prague world…

The renowned British violinist Tamsin Waley-Cohen is set to make her debut with the Czech Philharmonic in Prague’s…

 
 
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Ashes of first Czech Oscar winner…

The remains of Czech actor Ivan Jandl were interred today at Prague’s Vyšehrad cemetery thirty years after his death at…

 
 
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Prague Writers’ Festival focuses on…

‘The Fire Next Time’ is the main theme of this years’ annual Prague Writers’ Festival, which gets underway in the Czech…

 
 
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Kundera’s Book of Laughter and…

The Book of Laughter and Forgetting by the Czech-born writer Milan Kundera has been published for the first time in the…

 
 
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Milada Horáková’s daughter explains…

The long-awaited film about Milada Horáková, a democratic MP executed by the Communists in 1950 and perhaps the most…

 
 
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Singer Kubišová to make final public…

The famous Czech singer Marta Kubišová is due to make her final public performance on Wednesday in her home town of…

 
 
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Jihlava winner explores working lives…

The top prize at this year’s Jihlava documentary festival went to a candid exploration of conditions in some of the…

 
 
 
 
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