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.
The publication was published to accompany the exhibition Josef Sudek: The Topography of Ruins and comprises of 78 reproductions from the “Ruined Prague” 1945 series and essays by historian Adam Havlík and art historians Vojtěch Lahoda, Mariana Kubištová, Katarína Mašterová and Amy Hughes. Graphic design by Martin Groch and Tim+Tim studio. More info on the publication HERE.
We cordially invite you to the opening night of the traveling exhibition Josef Sudek: The Topography of Ruins. Prague 1945. It will take place on Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at 6 pm at Museo di Roma in Trastevere in Rome, and will be attended by Tereza Koucká from the Sudek Project team. The exhibition will be opened until 7 October 2018. We look forward to seeing you there!
We have prepared for you a workshop as part of the accompanying program for the exhibition Josef Sudek: The Topography of Ruins. The event will take place in the dark room where photographer Vlado Bohdan will demonstrate the production of new blowups from Sudek’s original negatives. In the evening, there will be a discussion in the House of Photography on the topic of the new prints – participants will include photographers Vlado Bohdan, Jaroslav Beneš and Jan Douša, all of whom regularly practice the art of the blowup on their own (and others’) negatives. Curator Jiří Pátek from the Moravian Gallery in Brno will also be in attendance. The discussion will be led by art historians Hana Buddeus and Katarína Mašterová, and will feature a demonstration of various new print materials from Sudek’s original negatives: silver bromide photographs (both manual and digital) or ink printing, and it will be possible to compare them with Sudek’s originals. Come join us!
We cordially invite you to the opening night of the traveling exhibition Josef Sudek: Topography of Ruins. Prague 1945. It will take place on Monday, 4 June 2018 at 7 pm at Palazzo Reale in Milan, and will be attended by Adéla Kremplová and Markéta Janotová from the Sudek Project team. On Tuesday, 5 June 2018 at 6 pm there will be a guided tour of the exhibition. The exhibition is part of the Milano Photo Week 2018. We look forward to seeing you there!
On the Saturday of 2 June 2018 at 4 pm the first guided tour of the exhibition Josef Sudek: The Topography of Ruins will take place at the House of Photography of the Prague City Gallery. The works will be presented by curator Mariana Kubištová and photographer Vlado Bohdan, author of the newly-made blow-ups of Sudek’s original negatives. All are welcome!
We cordially invite you to the exhibition Josef Sudek: The Topography of Ruins, which will take place from 22 May to 19 August 2018 at the House of Photography of the Prague City Gallery in Revoluční 5, Prague 1. The exhibition curated by Katarína Mašterová, Vojtěch Lahoda and Mariana Kubištová is part of SUDEK PROJECT of the Institute of Art History of the Czech Academy of Sciences. It was created together with the Prague City Gallery and in collaboration with the Museum of Decorative Arts in Prague. Enjoy!
On Wednesday, 9 May 2018 at 1:50 pm, our team member Hana Buddeus will present the negatives of Josef Sudek at the conference Practices, Circulation and Legacies from the series Photographic Histories in Central and Eastern Europe. Her contribution is entitled ‘Between Fragile Materiality and Mass Reproductibility: The Negative in the Professional Work of Josef Sudek.’ The conference will take place at the City Museum of Ljubljana.