End of the day at the Elektraren

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Our last public event at the Tatra gallery was the opening of an exhibition with works of architect Daniel Libeskind and a show documenting and celebrating 100 years of the beloved Elektraren building in Poprad – in this phantastic former … Continue reading

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The Crew

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At least we managed to squeeze you into our photo. Now comes the time to say goodbye: Anna Ondrušeková, Gabi, Matúš, Zuzanna, Svetlana, Maria, Vincent, Michaela! We will miss you guys and the old boy Elektraren… Thank you all!

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Jewish Neighbors

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“Did you have Jewish neighbors?” Karol Barilla (b. 1919): “In Sobota, there were five, six, seven families: ‘Karl! On Sunday at 11 you come to us, and light the fire’. So I came. Firewood was already there. So I lit … Continue reading

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Presentation

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Impressions from the final presentation on 11th+12th of December at the Tatra Gallery Poprad, Slovakia.  

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Local News

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The local media were quite nice to us… A big thank you to Gabi Chebenova. The art historian of the gallery supported us a lot in translating and editing the PR package on our activities in Poprad.

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Autumn Stories (Winter)

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The weather forecast for Spišská Sobota: minus 14 tomorrow night. From my window at the gallery I see the Tatra mountains, white all over, Poprad covered in fresh crispy snow and the sun so bright I decided to awake my sunglasses … Continue reading

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A bath at the distillery

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Pani Anna’s maiden name is Klein. Her father was a steward at castle Markušovce, where she spent her teenage years. “How was the name of the young baron?” Anna Klein: “Wieland. I forgot his first name.” “And the old Baron … Continue reading

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Beginning to know the map

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The state archive Levoca holds a considerable collection of historical maps of the former Austro-Hungarian empire, of the Spisz region or local land use maps. In the run of our project research on biographies we took a walk to the … Continue reading

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Love and Truth

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Last weekend the fourth edition of the Central European Forum took place in a pleasantly relaxed and generally unpretentious atmosphere at the Astorka / Korzo ’90 theatre in Bratislava. Polish philosopher and sociologist Zygmunt Bauman, the writers György Konrad, Oksana … Continue reading

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Bratislava Furrows

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Of course, Bratislava’s historic core has the same cosmetically perfect face of bright renovated facades which almost all the other European cities have. Nevertheless, you can still find them, these pockets in the heart of the city where the investors … Continue reading

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