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Let Us Know Your Thoughts for PQ19

(3/28/2016) - We are already looking forward o PQ19, an invite your thoughts. Check out our FEEDBACK page, to send us your thoughts or to let us know you’d like to be involved!
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Marketa Fantová, Artistic Director of the US Exhibtion, appointed Artistic Director of the PQ

(12/21/2015) - From the PQ: The Prague Quadrennial, the most important international festival of theatre and scenography in the world, with a history dating back to 1967, has chosen scenographer and educator Markéta Fantová as the new artistic director for its 14th edition. Fantová and her team will help shape the concept for PQ 2019, will be in […]
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5 PQuestions – Tony Walton

(7/9/2015) - We’re interviewing the leaders of the US exhibition team in Prague to see how things have been going for them, and what their highlights have been. They’ve been working so hard on getting the exhibition curated, designed, built, and installed, they have a unique perspective on the PQ that we’ll be sharing while the Quadrennial […]
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5 PQuestions – Marketa Fantova

(6/30/2015) - We’re interviewing the leaders of the US exhibition team in Prague to see how things have been going for them, and what their highlights have been. They’ve been working so hard on getting the exhibition curated, designed, built, and installed, they have a unique perspective on the PQ that we’ll be sharing while the Quadrennial […]
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5 PQuestions – Kevin Rigdon

(6/28/2015) - We’re interviewing the leaders of the US exhibition team in Prague to see how things have been going for them, and what their highlights have been. They’ve been working so hard on getting the exhibition curated, designed, built, and installed, they have a unique perspective on the PQ that we’ll be sharing while the Quadrennial […]
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5 PQuestions – Paul Brunner

(6/27/2015) - We’re interviewing the leaders of the US exhibition team in Prague to see how things have been going for them, and what their highlights have been. They’ve been working so hard on getting the exhibition curated, designed, built, and installed, they have a unique perspective on the PQ that we’ll be sharing while the Quadrennial […]
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Around the PQ – Bethlehem Chapel and the Student Section of International Exhibits

(6/24/2015) - Off of Betlémské náměstí (Bethlehem Square) near the Naprstek Museum, is the Bethlehem Chapel Lapidarium, housing the student section of the international exhibits. This space is easier to miss than most. It is accessed through an unobtrusive, dark doorway inside a courtyard. Immediately inside the door, a curved stone staircase plunges downward.   These exhibits […]
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Around the PQ – Tribes and Plague Rats

(6/22/2015) - In the early 1900s, Australia suffered wave after wave of bubonic plague, delivered  by trading ships infested with rats. A group of performers commented on the way that the rats of England traveled outward, colonizing the world, and spreading disease.   As a part of the PQ Tribes series,  The National Institute of Dramatic Art, Australia costumed a […]
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Around the PQ – The Modalities of Exhibitions

(6/22/2015) - The international and student exhibitions at the Prague Quadrennial belong to a niche when discussing genres of art.   Even in Europe, where spatial installations are a little more prevalent than in the United States, the idea of conceptually creating a space to be experienced in a museum setting is still not main-stream. Anyone in the […]
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Around the PQ – Hungarian Exhibit: Donor for Promotheus

(6/21/2015) - Promotheus is, in Greek Mythology, a Titan.  He stole fire and delivered it to mankind, in defiance of the will of Zeus.    As punishment for this crime, he was chained to a rock.  Every day, his liver was eaten by an eagle, after which it grew back, because of his immortality. In these pictures, you […]