Opening Weekend – Day 2 – Trade Fair Palace

Biennale Matter of Art 2024 (c) Libor Galia

14. 06. 2024 15:00 National Gallery Prague – Trade Fair Palace

Length: 06 hours 00 minutes

National Gallery Prague Performance Guided tour Artist talk

The Biennale Matter of Art 2024 opening weekend continues on Friday, June 14 at the Trade Fair Palace. The björnsonova collective will present a special divination reading, followed by a guided tour with the curators and exhibiting artists, featuring artist talks. Artist and writer Kateryna Aliinyk, will share a new performance in the exhibition space. Elsewhere in the building, artist, researcher, and writer Olia Sosnovskaya will perform together with artist, author, and cultural worker Elske Rosenfeld. The opening weekend continues until June 15, with the opening of the exhibition at the Lidice Gallery. Admission to all events is free of charge.

Performance: björnsonova & Nik Timková, Zuzana Žabková – Divination reading from the cards WHOAREU and björnsonova's glossary 15:00–17:00, Grand Hall, SK/EN
Artist talks and curatorial guided tour: Vernaculars of Resistance 17:00–19:00, Velká dvorana, CZ/EN
Performance: Kateryna Aliinyk – The inability to share grief is not as bad as the inability to share beauty 19:00–19:45, Grand Hall, EN
Performance: Olia Sosnovskaya & Elske Rosenfeld – Archive of Gestures: Becoming In/visibile 20:00–21:00, Hall B, EN
Extended opening hours 10:00–21:00

The biennale is organized by the initiative in cooperation with the National Gallery Prague and the Lidice Art Collection. The exhibition will run from June 14 to September 29, 2024. Admission to the opening, the exhibition, as well as the accompanying public program organised by will be free of charge.