Crisis Mania - Food and Cultural Space

We invite you to the discussion, workshop and the market of ideas on
growing, cooking and dining, on cookbooks and the relationship of cooking
and artistic work. The aim of the project is the practical reflection about
the changes of the role the food has in society. We want to present the
recipes of dealing with the food that consider the local conditions, use
ecological approaches, are inventive and stress the social aspects of food.


Friday, April 16 (terrace of Cultural biweekly A2 -
Americká 2, Prague 2


The first part of the event will take place on the terrace of A2 magazine,
located in Vinohrady district. From 6 PM in the evening you can experiment
in cooking together with the cook who comes from Holland and lives in Prague
*Filip Kavka-Smiggels *, using common kinds of
food from which variable, non-common kinds of dishes will be produced.

After - starting at 7:30 PM - follows a live performance of the radio play
*Život nedoceníš* directed by Romana Bohunská; by Petr Marek, Johana
Švarcová and Marian Moštík: *Radio Ivo

Admission: bring a recipe of any kind. Visitors can also present their
recipes it in a short lecture or performance.

Bonus: there will be a raffle in which you can win unexpected little and
bigger treasures.

The event opens the program of discussions, performances and concerts on
the A2 terrace, which will follow the themes of the specific A2 issues - Nr.
8 (published on April 14th) is devoted to the theme of Cookbooks.

Saturday, April 17 - "speaking through food" workshop
Školská 28 Communication Space - Školská 28
Street, Prague 1

From 10 AM till 6 PM there will be a workshop with sound artist *Hannes
Hoelzl* (IT/DE), Michal Cáb and Michal Kindernay
(CZ), the result of which will be an evening performance, combining
electronics and cooking.

Hannes Hoelzl will together with the participants of the workshop *"speaking
through food"* analyze the acoustic and resonance characteristics of various
forms and consistencies of food, creating objects - speakers. *Participation
in the workshop is open to public!*

*7 PM - collaborative performance of the participants *

Playing the objects, creating a choir of weird culinary sounds.


*8 PM - Georgy Bagdasarov :
Cooking Music *

performance "how to cook music and from music food"

From 12 till 6 PM a neighbourly mini-market will be organized in the
courtyard of the gallery, where you can bring your own goodies, can taste or
buy local dairy (and other) products, pastries, teas or fresh vegetables
from the neighborhood and from the farms (presentation of the farmers'
initiative; discussion about how could the local
Prague markets be re-established and how to bring life and liveliness back
to the streets.

Projection of the video interviews.

Prepared by yo-yo (Lenka Dolanová, Michal Kindernay,
Magdalena Kobzová).

Project Crisis mania is organized by non-profit organization yo-yo together
with Cultural biweekly A2 and Školská 28 Communication space. Partners of
the project: Col-me (SK) and Art Sector Foundation (HU). With the support
of: International Visegrad Fund ; City of Prague.

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