19 May 2011 19:00
ISABELLE CARVALHO, BRACO DE FERRO / WE ARE CLOSING IN 21 DAYS
Talk about ARTE & DESIGN, an independent, self-sustained editorial project, coordinated by artist Isabel Carvalho and graphic designer Pedro Nora based in Porto since 2007. IN ENGLISH.
The editorial team of Braço de Ferro sees in each book produced a way for public and political action (public-action) aiming at potentiate reflection, enriching the reader and providing an alternative to the established vehicles of knowledge. Every option, being it editorial, artistic or conceptual, results from a close dialogue between the editors and the authors of each project and developed further in an experimental environment, always questioning the concept of the book.
The lecture is part of an international cultural event and OldSchool concept store We are closing in 21 days. You can visit the store in CZECHDESIGN.CZ in Vojtěšská 3, Prague 1 on May 9 – 30, 2011, 1.00 pm to 8.00 pm..
The idea to organize a temporary concept store that combines fashion, books, magazines and lectures came from the OldSchool design studio (Hana Vaňátková, Adam Uchytil and Pavel Brejcha). One of the goals of the project is to compare visual communication, graphic design and fashion design on an international level.
Center of the main events and sale will be concentrated in CZECHDESIGN.CZ gallery and it will last for 21 days. You can purchase items from Starstyling Berlin, a Berlin-street fashion brand, and a collection inspired by comic created by Lenka Sršňová from Slovakia. From the Czech scene, you can check out Katarze, brand specializing in intimate women's fashion; Dark & Yes, punk-casual clothing, and luxury leather handbags and accessories from Ether. Oldschool studio will present their world class collection of unisex clothes and accessories.
The second part of the exhibition is devoted to independent publishers and magazines from around the world. Selection has been made by Adam Uchytil. "The only key to my choice is my taste. I concentrated on the general concept, form, typography of each single books, magazines and fanzines when making the collection. “
See more information HERE.
110 00 Prague 1
19 May 2011 19:00
Czech Center is a coorganizer of the event