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Look back to the last approximately 15 years of recent PQ history in the book Transformations of PQ 1999-2015

16. 8. 2017

Publication includes papers and presentations by the contributors to the Transformations of the Prague Quadrennial symposium, which was organized by the PQ and took place on March 17-18, 2016 in Prague.

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Download publicity materials for inclusion in application for your PQ 2019 projects

15. 8. 2017

Publicity materials about 50 years history of PQ are now available to download for inclusion in applications for funding to Ministries of Culture and other grant awarding organizations. These materials are available in English, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, Russian, and French.

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The next edition of PQ will take place at Prague Exhibition Grounds

4. 7. 2017

After long 12 years PQ 2019 will take place at Prague Exhibition Grounds. The left wing of Industrial Palace, where 4 editions of PQ - 1995, 1999, 2003 and 2007 - had been traditionally held, burnt down in 2008 and the next editions removed to other Prague locations.


We are really excited we can return back to the venues, we do love!

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Prague Quadrennial will be at World Stage Design in Taipei

30. 6. 2017

PQ team will present the Prague Quadrennial 2019 at World Stage Design in Taipei, Taiwan. We will be happy to meet you on 7th July 2017 from 2 pm to 5 pm in R211 in Research Building.

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Call for entries for student workshops within Porous Borders symposium in Prague

16. 6. 2017

The Prague Quadrennial announces call for entries for students of art and theatre studies to participate in one-day workshop 36Q° dedicated to scenography – particularly its component of costume design. The workshop will take place on 13th October within the autumn Porous Borders symposium at DAMU in Prague. The individual workshops will be led by Czech and foreign theatre professionals.

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14th edition of the Prague Quadrennial was officially announced! Apply now!

5. 6. 2017

Prague Quadrennial, which has been exploring and presenting the latest trends in scenography and performance architecture since 1967, will be launched on 5th June 2019. The fourteenth edition of the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space will take place from 6th to 16th June 2019.

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Porous Borders symposium attendance registration is now open!

19. 4. 2017

Don't miss the opportunity to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Prague Quadrennial, the world's largest festival of performance design and space, which invites its supporters to countless events, get-togethers, and performances over the course of 2017.

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5Q years of Prague Quadrennial! Celebrate with us!

22. 3. 2017

„The world is made up of stories, and we are their actors. Sometimes we appear in the main roles, sometimes in supporting roles.“

Tomáš Svoboda, curator of the exhibition Objects PQ2015

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Lights up! New PQ video

13. 2. 2017

The Prague Quadrennial is releasing a documentary video focusing on lighting and sound design. In November 2016, we launched a project 36Q°, which was split in two parts: a site-specific exhibition lit up the unique space of the Lapidary of the National Museum; running parallel, the International Conference of Theatre Designers at the Czech Museum of Music played its theoretical counterpart.

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