Tag: ‘memory kontrol’

  • Thank you for responding to our participation
    exhibition, November 12 - 16, 2012, New Synagogue

    The title of the exhibition is a sentence which expresses the aversion for the outer and inner persecution. Originally it was the equivoke, but it is more than that. It is a useful detection in a situation, where man is questioning why the normalization took such a long time. Or is asking a question what [...]

  • Memory Kontrol / normalization and its neo
    festival and symposium
    Monday – Friday, 12. – 16. 11. 2012

    „Who thinks what he sees and who tells what he thinks, is weird.“ Konrád Gyorgy, Abusive State
    Do not forget this year’s Memory Kontol. 5th volume is bringing theatre, concert, films, programme for schools, Czech-Slovak student debate, literature, exhibition and two-day long intergeneration symposium of central-European intelectuals. The reflection of continuity of mechanism, that co-created social [...]

  • Memory Kontrol: Socialism
    public discussion
    Thursday 18. 10. 2012, 5pm

    Opinions on socialism and outlasting of its principles in the present time. Well-known journalists, scientists of politics and economy are invited.
    The discussion will be simultaneously interpreted into English.
    Michal Havran, head-director of www.JeToTak.sk
    Michal Polák, an economist and philosopher
    Entry: 2.00 / 1.00 € (adults / students)

  • Ján Šimko:
    The Last Historical Mission of Young Generation
    theatre performance / last performance
    Thursday 26 April 2012, 7pm

    What happens, when you get to know on some party, that someone got beaten in Prague and a revolution started? Of course, perestroika runs for four years, regimes in eastern Europe are falling one after another, the Berlin Wall is being dismantled by first tourists but there is something in the air also in Czechoslovakia. [...]

  • Photo-report from last week

    Concert Kompost 3 (At), Vojtěch Procházka Trio (Cz, No), public discussion Memory Kontrol: Corruption - a family friend, exhibition opening Christiana Caro (Usa): There, there, competitive exhibition Slam Poetry #2, critical mass and cycloelegace.

    Photo: Natália Zajačiková

  • Memory Kontrol: Corruption - a family friend
    public discussion
    Thursday, 19th April 2012, 7pm

    Big politics and big business are a history of corrupted partnerships. A private discussion within the Memory Kontrol series, will focus on corruption from a historical point of view - it´s nothing new in our country.
    Mgr. László Vörös, PhD. a Mgr. Peter Šoltés, PhD. - independent science researchers of Historical department of SAV. They focus [...]

  • Slovak society before elections 2012:
    Where we are, where are we going?
    public discussion / PRIZMA
    Tuesday 6 March 2012, 7pm

    Sociologists from The Institute of Public Affairs Oľga Gyarfášová and Grigorij Mesežnikov in a pre-election discussion with curator of Memory Kontrol festival, Fedor Blaščák. They will speak about the condition and opinions of slovak society before parlament elections 2012, what are the moods of the public, how people perceive various political parties and its leaders, [...]

  • Mio-Mio: List der Vernunft (Cunning of Reason)
    instant opera, premiere
    Friday, November 11, 2011, 8pm

    Where there´s a will, there´s an idea. Radically subjective interpretation of relationship of two brothers (V. M. and V. K.), who lie in each other´s eyes.
    Dramaturgy: Fedor Blaščák
    Directed by: Martin Ondriska
    Music: Stanislav Beňačka, Marek Piaček
    Performers: Mio-Mio: Marek Piaček, Stanislav Beňačka
    Production: Stanica Žilina-Záriečie s podporou Ministerstva kultúry SR
    In Slovak and Czech.
    Admission: 5,00 / 3,00 € (adults [...]

  • Memory Kontrol – Mečiarism „post scriptum“
    public discussion
    Friday, November 11, 2011, 5pm

    Fifth, and final discussion about mečiarism. Who else should have the final word, if not Vladimir Mečiar himself? We are very pleased, that he accepted our invitation. Will we learn about the truth, how everything has happened?
    Debater: Vladimír Mečiar
    Introduced by: Fedor Blaščák
    In Slovak only.
    Admission: 2,00 / 1,00 € (adults / students)

  • Memory Kontrol – Mečiarism 4
    public discussion
    Thursday, November 10, 2011, 6pm

    Forth of the series of discussions, which aimed on telling a compact oral-historical record about beginnings of political and economical transformation in Slovakia after 1989.
    We are honored to welcome significant political actors of that time, who witnessed Vladimir Mečiars´ rise to power.
    Debaters: Petr Pithart, František Mikloško, Ján Budaj a Peter Zajac
    Introduced by: Fedor Blaščák.
    In Slovak [...]

  • Memory Kontrol – Documentaries
    Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 7pm

    Najšťastnejší deň Anny Mečiarovej / The Happiest Day of Anna Mečiarová
    (Fero Fenič, ČR, 1992, 20 min.)
    Noc, keď sa rozpadol štát / The Night, When the State Collapsed
    (Marcel Děkanovský, Jožo Horal, Vladislav Kvasnička, Fero Fenič, ČR, 1992, 20 min.)
    Slovenské tango 2 / Slovak Tango 2
    (Dušan Trančík, ČR, 1994, 20 min.)
    Taká malá propaganda / Such a [...]

  • Bad Society / Deposit
    November 9 - December 4, 2011, Plusmínusnula gallery

    Martin Piaček: April 26, 1996, explosion of Róbert Remiáš’s car
    part of an open cycle “The biggest flubs of slovak history”
    Zlá spoločnosť / Bad Society
    Peter Kalmus, Michal Murin, Lucia Nimcová, Martin Piaček, Tomáš Rafa, Rafani, Peter Rónai, XYZ
    Depozit / Deposit
    Bust installation of founders of Slovak statehood (different authors, property of Slovak National Museum)
    Peter Kalmus and [...]

  • Memory Kontrol – Mečiarism
    Wednesday – Friday, November 9-11, 2011

    Memory Kontrol is an intellectual workshop, and a festival, which reflects key events and stages of recent Czechoslovak history. This years edition is dedicaded to “mečiarism”, a period, which we all clearly remember. Films, exhibitions, discussions, school program, theatre.

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011, 5pm, Plusmínusnula gallery
    exhibition opening
    Bad Society / Deposit
    Bad Society is a title of an [...]

  • Photomix: physical theatre, blues concert, discussion

    A week full of 90’s has begun. Its first event was a discussion about economic situation of Slovakia between 1993 and 1998 with Martin Barto, then vicepresident of National Bank of Slovakia.
    “Easier” event was tavern-blues concert of Tim Holehouse at our cosy full bar and before again more challenging physical theatre Jadec N’aren in S2.

    photo: [...]

  • Memory Kontrol – Meciarism, part 2
    Public discussion
    Thursday, June 9, 2011, 6pm

    The road roller from Zlatá Idka set in motion during the parliamentary “Night of the Long Knives” in December 1994. It got colder in Slovakia. The president’s son kidnapped. Róbert Remiáš murdered. Cancellation of voucher privatization. Foiled referendum. Demarches from Brussels. Farewell to Democracy.
    What was it like in Slovakia with Ján Ľupták, Ján Slota and [...]

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