Tag: ‘tomas rafa’

  • Just another sport wall and another experiment

    In the beginning of the summer 2012, Tomáš Rafa got an official permition for painting the walls in three towns and villages in eastern Slovakia. The first one was a protective wall in Sečovce, the second one was segregation wall in Ostrovany, and the last one was a housing unit in the city district of [...]

  • After Michalovce the Sports Wall of Tomáš Rafa also in Sečovce

    After Michalovce the artist and filmmaker Tomáš Rafa moved on with his Sports Wall project. This time, along with artists and volunteers undertook to change the look of the concrete wall, which ringfences elementary school for Roma children in Sečovce. While in Michalovce he stuck to the wall 96-meter billboard, in Sečovce he painted sports [...]

  • Tomáš Rafa: Sporting Wall
    (96-meters of billboard in Michalovce)

    The first news was: “The artist Tomáš Rafa realised on Wednesday November 30, 2011, a big billboard on the controversial “sport wall” in Michalovce. This wall divided in 2009 the Eastern quarter of Michalovce town from the Roma settlement Angi mlyn. Officially built as place for sport, the wall is up to today missing any [...]

  • Tomáš Rafa: A wall in Michalovce
    projection, presentation
    Tuesday, December 20, 2011, 7pm

    Few months since the last projection of Tomáš´ films had passed, and now he is back as recent winner of Oskár Čepan young designer prize. Tomáš spent summer, and autumn in centres of protests and demonstrations, of political and social dramas, of smaller or bigger events and at other places, where something was happening. His [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • Foto: Výtvarnýs plenérs, New nationalism anda Petanque

    “The participants of Plenér(s) in Sklabina enjoyed a little bit of rain, but definitely more sun, drawing, painting, knitting, playing diferent kind of music instruments near the fire, wine, a possibility to milk a goat, a guided tour in the ruins of Sklabina castle, beautiful views, fresh air, hot Sunday, two exhibition openings (because the [...]

  • Tomáš Rafa:
    New Nationalism in the Heart of Europe
    Authorial film projection
    Tuesday, June 7, 2011, 7pm

    Gay Pride in Bratislava, Anna Malíková screaming at SNS meeting, anti-fascist blockade in Brno, radical nationalists march in Warsaw, “Sorry” graffiti inscription on the anti-Romani wall in Eastern Slovakia… Another cinema Tuesday at Stanica will present videos and documentaries by Tomáš Rafa, a graduate of Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica and the Warsaw’s Academy [...]

  • Video: Documentary of S2 construction

    The spring arrived and our new venue S2 (we are still searching the sponsor for heating) will open again - on Friday April 1 will be the first performance by SkRAT Theatre from Bratislava (in Slovak only). After one and half year we have finished also the film about S2, you can watch it here. [...]

  • S2 exposed on Design Forum in Nitra

    14th exhibition Design Forum (March 8 – 13, 2011, M3 pavilion, Agrokomplex Nitra) is focused on the topic of recuperation that has more and more importance in our thoughts about sustainable future. Our alternative theatre venue S2 built from beer crates and straw bales under the roof of Rondel bridge you can also see on [...]

  • Oneminute film The Wall on the FilmMinute festival 2010

    The oneminute film “The Wall” made by Tomáš Rafa portraying the wall erected by the municipality of Michalovce to separate the Roma and white inhabitants of this town in Eastern Slovakia was selected for the well known FilmMinute festival in the UK. This film is part of his long term research on new nationalism appearing [...]

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