It is with great sadness and grief that we inform you of the death of our dear Professor, PhDr. Vojtěch Lahoda, CSc., the head of the Sudek Project team, our admired teacher, inspiring colleague, and kind friend. He died on 18 March, 2019, one day after the 123rd anniversary of Josef Sudek’s birthday. For more information, please see the press release of the Institute of Art History of the Czech Academy of Sciences, and our facebook post.
We cordially invite you to the opening night of the final reprise of the traveling exhibition Josef Sudek: The Topography of Ruins. Prague 1945 which will take place on Thursday, 14 March 2019 at 5 pm at the Museum of Architecture in Wrocław, and will be attended by Adéla Kremplová and Martin Pavlis from the Sudek Project team. The guided tour will take place on Friday, 15 March 2019 at 12pm. The exhibition is open until until 5 May, 2019.
We cordially invite you to the launch of the book "A Poetic Geometry: Modern Architecture in the Photographs of Josef Sudek", written by our colleague Mariana Kubištová. The launch will take place on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 6 pm in the lecture hall of the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
Two large photographic exhibitions taking place in Paris – Photo Saint Germain and Paris Photo – have included in their program a reprise of our exhibition Josef Sudek: The Topography of Ruins. Prague 1945, which was prepared in collaboration with the Czech Center in Paris. We cordially invite you to the opening night which will take place on November 6th, 2018 at 7 pm, and on November 7th at 7 pm we will offer a guided tour through the exhibition (it will be in English).
We invite you to the guided tour through the exhibition Josef Sudek: The Topography of Ruins. Prague 1945 in Museo di Roma in Trastevere, which will take place on Sunday, 7 October 2018 at 5.30 pm. The tour will be guided by the co-author of the exhibition, conservator Kateřina Doležalová in Czech with translation to Italian. Free admission. Invitation see HERE.
We cordially invite you to the public launch of new titles published this year by the Artefactum publishing house, which will take place on Tuesday, 18 September 2018 at 4pm in the Academic Conference Center (Husova 4a, Prague 1). Among 7 new titles you can find also the recent harvest of the Sudek Project, collective monography Instant Presence and catalogue The Topography of Ruins. All with 30% discount! More info HERE.
We are thrilled to announce that Hana Buddeus, PhD, art historian and co-researcher of the Sudek Project, became this year’s winner of the Josef Krása Award, bestowed each year by the Czech Association of Art Historians to scholars under forty years of age for a noteworthy project produced in the previous year. This project was Hana’s book Representation without Reproduction? which discusses photography of Czech performance art of the 1970s. Congratulations!
On Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 6 pm we invite you to the last public guided tour through the exhibition Josef Sudek: The Topography of Ruins in the House of Photography of the Prague City Gallery (lasting until August 19, 2018). The tour will be guided by the curator Katarína Mašterová and historian Adam Havlík. You are cordially invited!
We invite you to the launch of a map of Prague in 1945 which includes the photographs by Josef Sudek. It will take place as part of the accompanying program of the exhibition Josef Sudek: The Topography of Ruins on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 3 pm. There will be a short walkthrough of the exhibition, and then we will take a stroll through the environs of the Old Town Square.