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COLLOQUIUM - Current situation 2011 - schedule of lectures

Search for current role, the current situation of art in contemporary global society is the main idea of this biennial colloquium XXII. Festival. We talk about the threat of high culture as a whole in the post-industrial Europe. The organization of art in international units seems to be the only possible way to cross the narrow limits of regional and commercial interests - that threaten to completely absorb the message of the original art. Festival had cooperated during the last two decades with many leading personalities of international art scene - whose work significantly influenced the contemporary art world. This year of Festival will be almost the little retrospective – of course, historical reflection, the memory has been one of the fundamental features of European culture...
Zdenka a Václav Vaculovičovi







The organizers of the Forfest biennially hold a colloquium “Spiritual Streams in Contemporary Art“ which aims to put the problems of the spiritually oriented creative art into the context of the contemporary world scene. The following artists have confirmed the invitation: Benedict Schlepper-Connolly / Irish Republic / - music critic – Ensemble Ergodos, PhDr. Vlasta Čiháková Noshiro - art historian, Gallery of Critics Prague, Doc. Aleš Havlíček Ph.D. - Jan Evangelista Purkyně University in Ústí nad Labem – philosopher, PhDr. Vladislav Grešlík /SK/ - Prešov University, akad. mal. Martin Zbojan, PhD /SK/ - Prešov University, Dr.Tibor Kočík /SK/ - Prešov University, David Matthews / Great Britain / MA Tommasimo Squadrito / Italy / - visual artist, writer, MgA. Petr Matuszek - singer, teacher, Prof. Vladimír Bokes /SK/ – VŠMU Bratislava, Festival MELOS ETOS, composer, Prof. PhDr. Jaroslav Šťastný - composer, JAMU Brno, Festival Exposition of New Music, PhDr. Vojtěch Mojžíš – composer, Czech Museum of Music Prague, Massimiliano Messieri / Italy / – composer, Prof.Daniel Moon / USA/ - visual artist, California State University, MA William Feasly / USA / University of Maryland Baltimore County, PhDr. Marian Paukov /SK/ - art theoretician, PhDr. Iva Oplištilová - music theorist, HAMU PRAHA, PhDr. Michal Rataj /CZ/ - composer, HAMU PRAHA – Academy of Music Prague, Ak.mal. Marek Trizuljak /CZ-SK/ – visual artist, Union of Visual Artists of Olomouc, ThD. František Kunetka, Doc. - Palacky University Olomouc, Doc.Dana Puchnarová - Palacky University Olomouc, MgA. Jan Vrkoč - composer, critic, music writer – Magazine Hudební rozhledy, Prof. Vladimír Havlík - visual artist - Palacky University Olomouc


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