Czech Design since the 1980s

‘Czech Design – Independent, Free and Democratic? The Pelcl Symposium’

20th January 2012

Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade, Brighton

The symposium will consider the ways in which Czech design horizons have changed since the 1980s, drawing on original contributions from design professionals, critics, theorists, historians and curators from the Czech Republic, the UK and Estonia. The symposium accompanies the exhibition The Incredible Lightness of Being:  Jiri Pelcl – Czech Design at the University of Brighton Gallery.

Speakers will include: Jiří Pelcl (AAAD, Prague), Sylva Petrova (Director of the Institute for International Research in Glass, University of Sunderland), David Crowley (Royal College of Art, London), Jyri Kermik (University of Brighton), Dagmar Koudelkova (AAAD, Prague), Martina Pachmanova (AAAD, Prague), Iva Knobloch (UPM, Prague) and Professor Jonathan Woodham (University of Brighton)

The full programme with abstracts and speaker biographies is available here: Czech Design Symposium Agenda

Full fees are £50 (including lunch and refreshments), £30 concessions, including external students, £25 University of Brighton staff and £18 University of Brighton students. If you wish to attend the film screening only there will be a charge of £2 per person.

Booking information
Further information on purchasing your ticket is available here.


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