PQ Transformations – Simpósio – 16 a 18 Março/ 2016 em Praga

A PQ’15: SHARED SPACE MUSIC WEATHER  POLITICS  anuncia o Simpósio  „PQ Transformations“ que acontecerá de 16 a 18 de MArço de 2016, em Praga, e tem como objetivo o olhar e a reflexão sobre as mudanças e o desenvolvimento do evento nos últimos quinze anos. Convida aos interessados a submeterem papers e anuncia os nomes dos palestrantes convidados.



Symposium „PQ Transformations“ Keynote Speakers Announced

We are very pleased to announce preliminary list of keynote speakers for the Symposium Transformations of the Prague Quadrennial since 1999 (March 16-18, 2016, Prague). The symposium will take place one year after the 13th edition of the Prague Quadrennial held in 2015 and aims to summarize the fundamental developments in the event over the last fifteen years.

Keynote speakers:

Arnold Aronson (US), theatre historian and theorist, professor at Columbia University, General Commissioner of the Prague Quadrennial 2007.

Aby Cohen (BR), Brazilian designer and art director for theater, exhibition and cinema. PQ´15 Politics Commissioner.

Serge von Arx (NR), architect and professor of scenography, Commissioner of the PQ´15 Performing Space.

Rebekka A. Ingimundardóttir (IS), Icelandic theatermaker, Curator of the PQ´15 Makers Exhibition.

Tomáš Svoboda (CZ), conceptual artist, Curator of the Objects Exhibition and Architectural and Spatial Solution of PQ’15.

Beth Weinstein (US), architect and Associate professor, chair at CAPLA, University of Arizona.

Dorita Hannah (NZ), scenographer and theatre architect, Theory Sessions PQ´15 Curator.

The Call for Participation is open until November 15, 2015. Please send an abstract of up to 600 words and your CV before November 15 to pq@pq.cz. Authors will be notified by November 30th, 2015. Find out more here.



Published by Aby Cohen

Theatre and Exhibition Designer - based in Sao Paulo - Brazil - Has been created and realized important national and international projects. Was recently internationally awarded for two projects: as Curator and Designer for Brazilian National Exhibition at PQ’11- Prague Quadrennial - awarded with the Golden Triga; and Mix Max, Brasil - presented at Tropenmuseum, Amsterdam, 2012 - 2015 awarded by the IDCA International Design Communication Awards in second place as the Best Exhibition Layout category in 2013. PhD title in Design for Performance at ECA│USP – School of Arts and Communication at University of Sao Paulo and working as International Curator for Prague Quadrenial 2015. Vice-President of the OISTAT International. Currently Lecturer at ECA-USP teaching Scenography

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