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2018

The Most Beautiful Catastrophe
Art and Ecology in V4 and Beyond
The Agosto Foundation is a partner in the project reflecting on the transnational implications of climate change, deindustrialization and the Anthropocene.
2018-10-02
Genesis 2.0
Genesis 2.0
A film by Christian Frei 21 November, 2018, 8:30 PM Cinema Ponrepo Pre-screening discussion (in Czech) at Náprstkovo Museum, 6 PM
Directors, Producers: Christian Frei, Maxim ArbugaevScenario: Christian FreiCamera: Peter Indergand, Maxim ArbugaevProduction: Frei FilmproductionSwitzerland / China / Russia / South Korea / USA, 2018DCP, 113 min, English
2018-10-01
Agosto Residency Program 2019
Supported Artists
We are happy to announce the results of this year’s Open Call for Artist Residencies at the Agosto Foundation. After a thorough review of the 180 applications and nominations by board members, we have identified five distinguished applicants.
Artist Residency
2018-10-01
Anca Benera and Arnold Estefan
Artist Residency
Bucharest-based artists Anca Benera and Arnold Estefan work in a range of media spanning installation, video, and performance. They examine power relations in social, economic, and political contexts and reflect on society as being a tissue of laws and conventions that must be permanently re-imagined.
Artist Residency
2018-10-01
Burkhard Beins
Artist Residency
Born 1964 in Lower Saxony, Burkhard Beins has lived in Berlin since 1995. As a composer/performer of experimental music he is known for his definitive use of percussion in combination with selected sound objects. Furthermore, he works with live-electronics/analog synthesizers and has conceived several sound installations.
Artist Residency
2018-09-30
Anamaria Pravicencu
Artist Residency
Anamaria Pravicencu is a sound artist and initiator of several music and cultural initiatives in Romania.
Artist Residency
2018-09-30
Chris Hill
Artist Residency
Chris Hill is a media curator, artist and educator, and is currently teaching and serving as Associate Dean in the Film/Video School at California Institute for the Arts.
Artist Residency
2018-09-30
Mila Panic
Artist Residency
Intermedia artist Mila Panic explores social cultural aspects of societies in quick transformation.
Artist Residency
2018-09-30
Experience the City Anew 2018
Zažit město jinak 2018
Zažít město jinak 2018, 15 September 15 on Vojtěšska.
2018-09-24
Beth Custer
Artist Residency
Beth Custer is an Emmy Award winning composer, performer, recording artist, bandleader, and the proprietor of BC Records.
Artist Residency
2018-09-20
Architecture and the Senses: Program
Seminar, Workshops, Discussion National Technical Museum Center for Architectural Heritage Plasy Mathey Hall, Plasy Monastery, Opatská konírna 12–14 October 2018
What type of acoustic environment is beneficial or detrimental for people and other beings? Is there even such a thing as a natural, healthy acoustic environment which is fitting for humans, irrespective of other beings?
2018-09-04
Sophisticated Spectacularity
Interview with Julien Maire
Lenka Střeláková
2018-08-31
The Sky Trembles and the Earth is Afraid and the Two Eyes Are Not Brothers
A film by Ben Rivers 8 October 2018, 8:30 PM Cinema Ponrepo
Directed by: Ben Rivers (UK, 2015, HD Video, 98 min.)
2018-08-29
Saving a “Pearl of Functionalism”
Living Villa Society and the Kral Villa Prachatice
Living Villa is an initiative to save and make use of the villa of Johann Nepomuk Kral in Prachatice, which is one of the most valuable buildings of southern Bohemia. Unfortunately it is currently under threat of demolition by the (probably outdated) road redevelopment plan II / 141 of the 1970s.
2018-08-24
Saša Spačal
Artist Residency
Saša Spačal is a postmedia artist working at the intersection of research into living systems with contemporary and sound art.
Artist Residency
2018-08-19
Barbora Tichá
I’m More a Laborer Than a Curator
An interview with Barbora Tichá Valeč
Barbora Tichá, anthropologist and curator, organizes exhibitions, workshops, and student colloquia at the chateau Valeč, which stands in a Baroque village on the slopes of the Doupov Mountains.
2018-08-11
Tonic Train at Sanatorium Dźwięku festival
17-19 August, 2018 Sokołowsko, Poland
The Sanatorium Dźwięku festival in Sokołowsko, Poland, will feature our current artists-in-residence, the electronic duo Tonic Train (Sarah Washington and Knut Aufermann).
2018-08-10
Romani Culture in the Spotlight
An Interview with Gwendolyn Albert
Gwendolyn Albert is a journalist and activist who has been living and working in Prague since the mid-1990s. She currently writes for Romea.cz.
Media & Resources
2018-07-16
Picnic with Tonic Train
26 July, 2018, 5 PM Concert, City Gallery of Pardubice
A concert by the electronic duo Tonic Train (Sarah Washington and Knut Aufermann) will take place during Picnic Thursdays at the City Gallery of Pardubice. Creative cooking with artists, theorists and critics together with the public at one table.
Artist Residency
2018-07-16
MUHÚ – Microfestival of Art, Mountains and Valleys
30 July – 4 August, 2018 Turnovská Chata, Jizera Mountains
The third iteration of the MUHÚ mini-symposium and festival, organized by Aleš Zemene and friends, will once again take place this summer in the Jizera Mountains. 
2018-07-10
Okrášlovací spolek Za krásnou Ostravu
Perpedes-funded Project Events
June 2018
The following events are taking place in the month of June, organized by various projects with Perepedes grant support.
Grant Program
2018-06-21
Tonic Train
Sarah Washington and Knut Aufermann Artist Residency
Tonic Train is the experimental electronics duo of Sarah Washington and Knut Aufermann.
Artist Residency
2018-06-21
Julien Maire
Artist Residency
Julien Maire works with new media in his own, singular way often de-constructing and re-inventing analog apparatuses. He gives them a pataphysical slant, disassembling and inverting the functionality of various perception machines, like projectors or cameras. As part of his Agosto Residency, he will exhibit at the Inverse Mindset exhibition which will take place in Galerie AMU from 19 July - 2 September 2018. 
Artist Residency
2018-06-04
Inverse Mindset
Works by Julien Maire and Robert Vlasák 19 July – 2 September, 2018 Galerie AMU (GAMU)
Production: GAMU and Agosto FoundationCurated by: Miloš VojtěchovskýTechnical assistance: Matěj ŠenkyříkExhibition design: Dominik AdamecOpening: 18 July, 2018, 6 PM    Opening sound performance: Tonic Train (Knut Aufermann and Sarah Washington)
2018-05-29
Veronika Romhany 2017
Agosto Residency Program 2018
Supported Artists
For 2018 period, the following six artists have been invited to participate:
2018-05-27
Invitations from the Beautification Society for the City of Ostrava
Cemetery Beautification and new Krásná Ostrava bulletin launch 21 June 2018, 6 PM
21 June 2018, 6 PM
2018-05-25
Open Call for Artists and Researchers
Agosto Foundation Artist-In-Residence Program Prague, Czech Republic
Deadline: August 15, 2018 for residencies taking place between January 1, 2019 and December 31, 2019 
Artist Residency
2018-05-25
Call for Nominations 2018
Perpedes Grant Program
As part of its grant program Perpedes, the Agosto Foundation is requesting nominations from the general public for the support of the activities of individual artists, as well as for artistic or cultural projects.
Grant Program
2018-05-24
Marionette, 2017 – Antti Laitinen
How Forests Think
Martyna Poznańska and Peter Cusack Audiovisual Report from Białowieża Forest Vysočina Regional Gallery, Jihlava Opening: 7 June 2018, 5 PM
This group exhibition focuses on the depiction of the forest in European art today. It is inspired by current scientific approaches to plants that accentuate “passionate immersion” in the surrounding non-human world, enlarging the sphere of representation, and cultivating the idea of the forest as an interconnected and thinking organism.
2018-05-23
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2018-05-22
Exploring New Musical Horizons in Bali
Exploring New Musical Horizons in Bali
Martin Lauer
As the only predominantly Hindu island in an otherwise majority-muslim Indonesia, Bali can take pride in a spectacularly unique cultural environment – one which continuously draws on ancient past while standing firmly in the 21st century.
2018-05-22
Martyna Poznańska and Vendula Guhová
Concert at Petrohradská kolektiv 19 April, 2018, 8 PM
A concert as part of a program of live art by Petrohradská kolektiv.
Artist Residency
2018-04-17
Martin Lauer - Bali
Nyepi: The Ritual of Silence in Bali
Martin Lauer
Silence is becoming every more scarce in the world of today, drenched as it is in ubiquitous noise. We are living in a world swarming with constant and frenetic movement, one of the many negative consequences of which is the continuous flow of superimposed sonic events of low quality.
2018-04-09

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