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BOOK LAUNCH: S&T RESIDENCY: Jan Durina, Světlana Malinová, “Weak Season”,  Book Launch & Conversation, February 28, 7:00 PM

Launch of a new book ‘Weak Season’ by Slovak interdisciplinary artist and musician Jan Durina, followed by a conversation with the Slavs and Tatars’ current resident, Czech curator Světlana Malinová.

The event reflects on the themes of mental health, feminism, queer identity and politics, experienced within the current cultural-political situation in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. “Weak Season”, published by the Museum of Arts and Design Benešov (Czech Republic), is a monograph, showing Durina’s work from the past fifteen years. Malinová invited Durina to Pickle Bar as an extension of their previous collaboration – exhibition “Hours Against The Clock” currently on view at the KVOST gallery in Berlin.

Free admission. In English.

Světlana Malinová is a curator and cultural organiser based in Prague, Czech Republic. Since 2022, she has been the artistic director of the Fotograf Festivaln. Together with Max Dvořák, she runs a multifunctional art space City Surfer Office in Prague.

Jan Durina is a Slovak interdisciplinary artist and musician currently based in Prague, Czech Republic. Through performance, photography, and sound Durina examines the themes of loneliness, loss, the boundaries between nature and the body, gender and identity.