PAF published the authorial book Special Circumstances.The authors Jan Šrámek and Jana Kořínková aimed to raise awareness of the gradual vanishing of post-war sculptures from the public space. The book launch took place on Wednesday March 29th 2017 in PRAHA / Forum for Architecture and Media in Brno.
The book Special Circumstances: An Illustrated Guide to Demolished, Removed and Relocated Art in Public Space from the Period of Communism comprises of nearly thirty illustrations depicting the lost public space artworks of the era. Renowned artists (Karel Nepraš, Tomáš Ruller, Jiří Novák, Miloš Zet, Jan Rajlich sr., etc) as well as local authors (Ladislav Martínek, Konrád Babraj, František Šenk, etc.) are all present in the book with the accompanying text by the art historian Jana Kořínková.
The book was pressed on a risograph machine in the edition of 300.
It is available to order via e-mail (email@example.com, subject: DOPLNIT) for 25€ incl. postage within CZ, or in select bookshops and online stores (ArtMap, PageFive)
ŠRÁMEK, Jan. KOŘÍNKOVÁ, Jana. Special Circumstances. Prague: Page Five, FaVU VUT & PAF, 2016. 590 Kč / 22 EUR
SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES / BOOK LAUNCH AND AFTERPARTY
Wednesday February 29th 2017, 20:00
602 00 Brno
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