During the extended weekend of 15th - 17th September 2017, a digital nomad workshop was held in the premises of the Central Art School in Trencin. Students from the Central Art School Trenčín and from Ludovít Štúr School in Trenčín met together for the first time on Friday, September 15 at 9:00. The workshop was successfully launched by Pavol Paulenda from the Triad Advertising advertising agency. After learning each other, Pavol Paulenda went on to the first pages of the presentation where he introduced students to the world of contemporary and modern advertising.
Lecture of Digital Artist Mgr. Art. Lukáš Matejka, ArtD. (TRAKT) about the need and meaning of "self" presentation of the current artist's portfolio on the Internet. Online space and social networks today are essential for implementing marketing strategies. Similar strategies can be used, in addition to agencies and companies, by the ordinary mortal - artist. Than? The lecture, which was held on June 22, 2016 at the HALA 2016 Symposium in Trenčín (premises of the former Merina), allowed the audience to get acquainted with current web tools for the creative presentation of their work.
On January 24 and February 13, 2017, The Mapping Workshop was held at the Secondary School of Arts in Trencin, with young lecturer Pavol Soukal (TRAKT). On the two-course workshop had students of the third grade of photographic design opportunity to learn basics of digital video mapping and its application in contemporary visual art, and to learn the setup and making of in some most common softwares used for video mappings. The workshop ended with a projection of created visuals and with demonstration of interactive control over the projections with midi controller and makey makey.
Art in Public is the successful cycle of managed discussions by Nina Šošková. Introducing the activities of guests and organizations from the field of art and public art initiatives to spectators is the intension of the discussions. Presentation of TRAKT (Lukáš Matejka) and Koniarne / The Stable / (Branislav Zurko) took place on the 23rd November 2016 in the KLUB – Kunsthalle Bratislava.
As part of the Week of Science and Technology in Slovakia, on the 9th November 2016 Secondary School in Banská Bystrica prepared presentations and workshops for professionals called "multimedia - new branch of study for secondary schools." During the presentation professionals, experts, artists and teachers from secondary schools and universities were also given a word. Separate presentation was focused on creative art projects of Multimedia which was prepared for students and the public by Mgr. art. Lukas Matejka, ArtD. (TRAKT).
On the 1st October 2016, one interesting event was held on the Trenčín castle and TRAKT was officially video recording the special ideas presented there. 13 speakers from fields of science, art, design or psychology and almost 200 enthusiastic participants came and also attented activities, which strongly resonated. An unforgettable experience from this event just strengthened the magic atmosphere of the most beautiful place in Trenčín. How did TEDx 2016 look?
Resonance at each corner
Audiences of Artkino Metro in Trenčín could see three films of young documentary filmmaker Marek Janičík (TRAKT) on 13 March 2016. He comes from Považská Bystrica, currently living in
Nová Dubnica. Marek Janičík presented two of his student films and a recent film portrait of an Olympic medal winner Janko Zachar. Janičík's films Sisyphus and Cinema World were awarded at several Slovak and foreign film festivals. He is currently working as a documentary filmmaker for Czech television and preparing a project for RTVS, which will be broadcast at the end of 2016.