public space

A public space is a social space that is generally open and accessible to people. Roads (including the pavement), public squares, parks and beaches are typically considered public space. To a limited extent, government buildings which are open to the public, such as public libraries are public spaces, although they tend to have restricted areas and greater limits upon use. Although not considered public space, privately owned buildings or property visible from sidewalks and public thoroughfares may affect the public visual landscape, for example, by outdoor advertising. Recently, the concept of Shared space has been advanced to enhance the experience of pedestrians in public space jointly used by automobiles and other vehicles.

Public space has also become something of a touchstone for critical theory in relation to philosophy, (urban) geography, visual art, cultural studies, social studies and urban design. The term 'public space' is also often misconstrued to mean other things such as 'gathering place', which is an element of the larger concept of social space.

One of the earliest examples of public spaces are commons. For example, no fees or paid tickets are required for entry. Non-government-owned malls are examples of 'private space' with the appearance of being 'public space'.

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Roma people - Leperiben

The memorial to Emila Machálkova - in front of the SNP memorial in Banská Bystrica, took place in the festival People of the Roma 2017 - Leperiben. Performed by: Pavlína Matiová, Žaneta Štipáková, Marta Balážová, Viliam Didiáš, Tibor Žida. Collaboration with the Museum of Romany Culture in Brno. Large-scale projection of the monument was prepared by Lukáš Matejka (TRAKT).

O opátovi Štefanovi

The fourth continuation of the nightly open air event The Stories from Trenčín on June 30 and July 1, 2017 offers a story about the unusual confessor Matúš Čák. Legend About Stephen's Opate, he played on the island of Trencin. At 11 locations, airborne and terrestrial acrobats, artists not only in the air and on the ground, but also on water, light and fire theater, as well as the unique projection - wall water holography from the workshop of TRAKT artists.

Film Festival Trenčianske Teplice

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.

Illumination festival

The Light Festival "Illumination" changed in June 2016 to the historical center of Banská Štiavnica night. On June 18, the former mining center and botanical garden from the middle of the 19th century on a razed light city transformed into one night after a nightingale. The festival was held with the creative support of students of art schools and artists using modern imaging and projection technologies to create a unique visual experience. The program also enriched the exhibition, or local BLUR photoclub, which prepared Camero obscuru in the premises of the Cultural Center.

Suomi100

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.

MIMO

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.

International Roma Day

The 3rd annual celebration of the International Roma Day in Prague was carried out in the spirit of the motto MEAT TOTAL. The rich program lasted for more days. It started on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, and the MDR peak was scheduled for the gala evening on April 8, 2017 at the LaFabrik Theater with a rich and original music program. Throughout the evening, VJ projections were conducted by Lukáš Matejka (TRAKT).

Folklore graffiti ZSE

Energetic Folklore graffiti by TRAKT took place on 24th and 31st March 2017 in front of STEJDŽ (alternative club in Trenčín). The exterior of STEJDŽ provided the ideal backdrop for the realization of folk visual imagery that the viewers created throughout the evening with the use of an interactive spray on the historical facade of the ZUŠ - Elementary School of Art Trenčín. This unique unusual experience revives the stereotype of the Friday evening.

Reindeer Sledding

Within the Christmas program of Trenčín magic of Christmas 2016 TRAKT prepared interactive projection Reindeer Sledding, which is designed for children and youth. One of the creators, Mgr. art. Lukáš Matejka, ArtD. (TRAKT), sad: "There is no need to sit at home in front of computer screen, you can come during Christmas at the plaza. Parents have traditionally punch and for children there is our interactive projection."

Santa Claus Sledding on Nicholas Square

Medieval markets in Trnava on the Nicholas Square,on Dec. 17, 2016 were enriched by interactive projection Santa Claus Sledding, made by TRAKT. This interesting project created by Pavol Soukal from our creative LAB had its premiere in Trnava. Only viewers in Trencin and Banska Bystrica were able to see a similar instalation. Interactive digital installation traditionally attracted especially children but also many adults liked it.

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