Art news from ‘DOX’

DOX, Prague: THIS PLACE

THIS PLACE 24. 10. 2014 – 2. 3. 2015 This Place is a monumental artistic endeavor initiated by photographer Frederic Brenner, who believes that only through the eyes of great artists can we begin to understand the complexities of Israel – its history, its geography, its inhabitants, its daily life – and the resonance it […]

DOX, Prague: FRONT LINE

FRONT LINE 12. 6. – 22. 9. 2014 After World War I, the world’s rhythm and expression changed definitively. Optimistic turn-of-the-century notions that an era of humanity and scientific/technical miracles was nigh quickly dissipated. Millions of people who had always been bound to their family hearth marched onto battlefields according to the will of fate […]

DOX, Prague: OVER THE LINE – One way return ticket

OVER THE LINE – One way return ticket 11. 4. – 30. 6. 2014 The extensive art project entitled OVER THE LINE – One way return ticket deals with the effectiveness of an art college education. It is based on the six-year tradition of BELOW THE LINE exhibitions that presented unsuccessful public art college applicants […]

DOX, Prague: The Silent Strength of Liu Xia

The Silent Strength of Liu Xia 28. 2. – 9. 6. 2014 Poet and photographer Liu Xia (*1959) is a banned artist in China, and her work can only be seen in private or on the internet.  She is the wife of Liu Xiaobo, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize and po­litical prisoner, who was […]

DOX, Prague: The Poster in the Clash of Ideologies 1914 – 2014

The Poster in the Clash of Ideologies 1914 – 2014 14. 2. – 19. 5. 2014 DOX, Prague The exhibition is a reference to Marshall McLuhan’s famous statement that “the medium is the message,” which appeared in his book Understanding Media (1964). The goal of the exhibition is to show, from the perspective of the […]

DOX, Prague: Pharmatopia

Marek Schovánek: Pharmatopia 7. 2. – 7. 4. 2014 The Pharmatopia installation is composed of hand-sculpted coloured pills. The various shapes and sizes and the vast range of colours used on each sculpture of the installation have a very sensual and vibrant, almost glossy commercial appeal. Upon closer inspection, each individual work reveals an embedded […]

DOX, Prague: Laughing Windows

Volker März – Laughing Windows 31. 10. 2013 – 10. 2. 2014 Multimedia artist Volker März has created an extensive exhibition project for the DOX Centre for Contemporary Art that is in a certain sense a retrospective of his work, but also presents a number of new works created especially for his exhibition at the […]

DOX, Prague: Where is my home?

11. 10. 2013 – 13. 1. 2014 The Where Is My Home? exhibition, which is part of a broader project of the same name, is the result of an open call in which over 400 artists participated. A selection from submitted works is supplemented with works by other artists who work with the subject of […]