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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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Plácido Domingo prepares to conduct…

The renowned Spanish tenor Plácido Domingo is in Prague, readying himself to conduct two performances of Mozart’s Don…

 
 
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A century of Czech history “beneath…

The dank space beneath where a huge statue of Stalin stood in Prague will next year house an exhibition focused on the…

 
 
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Designblok exhibition opens in Prague

Designblok, Prague International Design Festival opened today Prague. The festival, now in its ninetheenth year, boasts…

 
 
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Jihlava documentary festival opens with…

The 21st edition of the annual Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival has got underway. The festival opened…

 
 
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Atwood: Misogyny toward Hillary right…

Fresh Franz Kafka Prize recipient Margaret Atwood discusses the threat to women’s rights, Trump’s America – and “poor…

 
 
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Czech Little Mole at centre of…

The granddaughter of the artist Zdeněk Miler, author of the famous Czech cartoon character Krteček, can no longer grant…

 
 
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Semyon Bychkov appointed Czech…

Semyon Bychkov has just been appointed as successor to the late Jiří Bělohlávek as principal conductor of the Czech…

 
 
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Exhibition focuses on story of Prague…

An exhibition mapping the history of six panelak housing estates in Prague got underway on Thursday at the city’s…

 
 
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Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto one of…

The National Gallery is getting ready to launch its autumn season with a slew of new exhibitions as well as the…

 
 
 
 
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