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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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A group of right-wing protestors who over the weekend disrupted a theatre performance of the controversial play by…

 
 
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More than 1,300 sites take part in 10th…

The 10th annual Church Night gets underway in the Czech Republic on Friday and it’s bigger than ever before. The event,…

 
 
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Philip Roth’s crusade to help…

Towering Jewish-American author Philip Roth has died at the age of 85. And while most of the tributes will rightly…

 
 
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Brno musicians turn hobby into multi…

Two Brno art students have done what many people dream about: turning their hobby in a business. In this case the two…

 
 
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National Gallery’s app reveals hidden…

The National Gallery in Prague has launched its first mobile application, called Hidden Secrets of Medieval Paintings…

 
 
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Artist Šedá’s novel way to highlight…

The Czech contribution to the Venice Architecture Biennale, which kicks off next weekend, is an offbeat social…

 
 
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Listening sessions at a Prague cinema…

Czech Radio is on Friday marking the 95th anniversary of the station’s first ever broadcast from a military airfield in…

 
 
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Prague National Theatre marks 150th…

The National Theatre in Prague, one of the country’s most important cultural landmarks, celebrates an important…

 
 
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Biggest Czech cultural event in US goes…

An annual showcase of contemporary Czech films called Czech That Film is currently underway across the United States…

 
 
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Prague boosts Venice connection for…

Prague’s flagship annual baroque river festivities are currently underway at Charles Bridge in Prague marking the feast…

 
 
 
 
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