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AD HOC! / THE ART OF FINNISH POSTER

From October 4 to October 26 enjoy the best pieces of Finnish poster in the Czech Centre Prague! Curated by Pekka Loiri, a well-known graphic designer. Part of Designblok 2012.

 

Pekka Loiri is one of the most respected names on the field of Finnish graphic design. For the Czech Centre Prague, Pekka has chosen 80 pieces forming the AD HOC! exhibit. The exhibit presents posters by well known artists such as Kari Piippo, Jukka Veistola, Aimo Katajamäki, Hilppa Hyrkäs, Ilkka Kärkkäinen, Esa Ojala, but also by young talents such as Pekka Piiippo, Antti Raudaskoski, Jenni Kuokka.

The curator will comment on the exhibited pieces on October 4, 5:30 PM during a special guided tour. There will be also a creative workshop October 15 between 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

The exhibition, that is held under the auspices of the Ambassador of Finland, H.E. Päivi Hiltunen-Toivio, was created in cooperation with the University of Jan Evangelista Purkyně in Ústí nad Labem and is a part of Designblok 2012. Its partnership project is the international exhibition of student graphic design MYSTERY that can be seen in Galerie Altán Klamovka September 25 - October 14 and in Hungarian Institute Prague October 4-26.

Authors presented at the exhibition: Tapani Aartomaa, Timo Berry, Hilppa Hyrkäs, Aimo Katajamäki, Jenni Kuokka, Ilkka Kärkkäinen, Pekka Loiri, Santtu Mustonen, Esa Ojala, Kari Piippo, Pekka Piippo, Antti Raudaskoski, Antti Uotila, Kyösti Varis, Jukka Veistola,  Klaus Welp

Contact for media

Jitka Jurková
Czech Centre Prague
Deputy director / PR and Programme Manager
jurkova@czech.cz
T +420 234 668 507
 M +420 728 586 854

Czech Centres - Headquarters
Communication Department
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Ivana Síglerová 
T: 234 668 251
M: 725 890 029
Petra Jungwirthová
T: 234 668 237
M: 725 890  030 


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