The light and shadow festival in Banská Bystrica in 2017 marked the striking and growing interest of the broad and professional public about contemporary multi-gen art. The mass scene backdrop surpassed the organizers' expectations several times despite the cold and unfavorable weather. The festival was attended by young artists and secondary students (Central School of S. Mikovina B.Štiavnica) and high art schools (Academy of Arts BB, VŠMU Bratislava) from the fields of digital art, new media art, performance art, video art and photography.
On the occasion of the anniversary of 720 years of the town of Valašská Mezirici (CZ), on September 15, 2017, the first Festival of Lights with Virtual Reality in the region of Moravia and Silesia took place with the participation of TRAKT in the composition of Lukáš Matejka and Pavol Soukal. Valašské Meziříčí is a city-style celebration in the form of videomapping (a light projection) and a laser show alongside the world's metropolises such as Prague, Berlin, Paris or New York.
Street 1 May in Trenčín in the middle of September 2017 revived the spirit of the urban market under the name Trenčín na korze. Despite the foggy and humid weather, a large number of visitors arrived to experience the renaissance of the street market. And let's be admired to buy. In addition to buying a hand made product, whether on clothing, on food, or just on the edge, people could enjoy a great cup of coffee and a variety of other crisps.
TRAKT, with the support of the Slovak Arts Fund, has prepared 4 new reprise of the MIMO project in partnership with its partners. The first one took place on 3 October 2017 in Košice, at the premises of KulturPark at the NEW DANCE DAYS 2017 event. The second one, a few days later, on October 14, 2017, in space Basta - Bardejov.
From July 26th to August 17th, 2017, two students of SUŠ Trenčín Patrik Kubizna and Jakub Michalička took part in the Erasmus + program in France through our civic association TRAKT. At the turn of July and August, they went on a trip to the little Condat village amid this beautiful country where they spent the next few weeks. Every day, along with sixty other participants from the countries: Turkey, Germany, Bulgaria, Hungary, France and Italy.
Attractive sightseeing of Strečno Castle in a night-time atmosphere with an interesting program in the castle and underground. In these mysterious evenings, you will present stories of three women - noble Benigna, Julia Kapuletová and Žofia Bosňková. Two of them, Benigna and Žofia, lived directly on our castle, Júlia came from the Italian town of Verona. At first glance, it may seem that these women have nothing in common, but the opposite is true. All three have entered history and people's awareness, and even after many years, their lives do not cease to pay attention.
The basic idea of WIRE 2017 is to stimulate socially responsible research and digitization innovations for regional development and to understand its societal impact by exploiting synergies between different EU policies to promote economic, social and territorial cohesion. In other words, understand and stimulate the positive social and economic impact of digital research and innovation on the EU's regions and its people and build a creative, social and trusted region.
On the ice area of the winter stadium in Banská Bystrica (Slovakia), a non-traditional screening - projection mapping, which launched the international ice hockey match of the University Hockey League - the UMB team from Banská Bystrica and the American Collegiate Hockey Association - ACHA D3, Filip Kmeť (TRAKT) created a large-scale projection at the beginning of the game and created a new dimension of the opening show. The ice area "zimák" was a great atmosphere from the beginning, which supported the players of the Mateja Bel University team who won over the Americans 6:1.
The International Film Festival in Trenčianske Teplice offered several thematic sections and one competition tour of short and medium-sized works of film school students. His program reflects both film history and the present. Formally, it brings not only more open-minded, but also more visually appealing images, trying to shift the traditional film language. The mission of the festival in Trenčianske Teplice is to contribute to the development of the knowledge of the world, but especially of the European film culture.
Modular dance installation MIMO is a project that aims to - physically - communicate through new forms of contemporary dance and digital media. Installation wishes with its extraordinaryness and new expression means, dynamics of energy and movement, emotional diversity, or mental acrobatics of man. Man with his transformations in an adventurous way from a socially - arid area to a new world. World in which stressful and fast life is under the technology. Factors that affect people so much that they become uncontrollable, "crazy" beings with unpredictable responses.