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.
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.
Finland in December 2017 celebrates the 100th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. On this occasion, throughout the year 2017, various events, concerts, exhibitions and other events throughout Finland will take place. Celebrations commenced on 31 December 2016 in Helsinki at a magnificent festival attended by some 130,000 visitors. The program was prepared for all ages. Approximately 1,000 people and 300 performers participated in its preparation. The main theme of the evening was Together / Spolu.
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.
PURE dance performance without the story, focusing on the rim of physicality. Two dancers ponukajte their body's own presence to investigate the purity observed as a presence on stage. Body straightforward story idea. Itself is strong enough medium. Purity movement is often more telling than words, is not we focus on the creative process. Rights of the human body was for us especially "character" in discovering unusual movement skill virtuosity.
Members TRAKT Lukas Matejka and Stefan Oliš participated in Trebišov - Park Camp, organized by OZ Kontext (Peter Valiska-Timečko and Branislav Zurko), as a free continuation of the project from 2014 Light camp. Park Camp was held July 27-August 1 2015. The workshop was again focused on light as a medium and location Trebišov City Park. Works were mainly focused on the performative, visual and intermedia art in public spaces.
Outstanding interactive theater project Drak Theatre, Hradec Králové (Czech Republic) called Labyrinth of the World and Paradise of the heart brings together theater, art installations, exhibitions and social game. The play is based on the so-called. Immersion theater where the viewer is completely surrounded by a theatrical event. The whole area around the viewer becomes a stage and auditorium at the same time. What in this space the viewer experiences or sees depends on his own decision.
In late May, viewers could experience the dance-theater performance with elements of digital projection PRA(C)H - DUST in English. The young choreographer and director Radoslav Piovarči of Liptov region create a performance full of faces, tenderness, passion, and humility taming a combination of dance students Private Conservatory in Liptovský Hrádok with new image-visual media of the third millennium.