2nd to 4th June 2016, the first edition of the multi-genre Children's Festival was held in Trenčín, whose central theme for this year became the film world. The supporting theme of the festival is to pay homage to Eduard Schreiber, who made the first Slovak film in the nearby town of Lednice Rovne 120 years ago. Viewers could enjoy cinematographic works through several film screenings at the Army House (ODA) and Artkine Metro. They have enjoyed internationally popular films such as Little Prince, as well as Slovak animated and short films designed for the child's viewer.
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
Saturday's autumn morning October 3, 2015 at the Trencin castle was sunny and alive. He opens there because the second annual conference of the prestigious TEDx Trenčín and braces was there. The main program were 13 lectures speakers from the fields of art, science, psychology, technology and design. Great atmosphere for a while created a community of more than hundreds of people who were in charge of one positive energy.
Within the doctoral studies at the Studio of digital media (Doc. Michal Murin, ArtD.) At the Department IDM, Faculty of Fine Arts, the Academy of Arts in Banska Bystrica Mgr. art Lukas Matejka preparations for the original presentation with the focus to after-school activities for bachelor and master studies at the Faculty of Fine Arts. The aim of the lecture was to direct the potential of young artistic creation in extra-curricular context in practice. The fair practice, project beyond Penthouse award is a very important part of the study, which students realize until later editions.
Interactivity in art and design is currently taking shape as a trendy thing. At the invitation MgA. Jakub Hrdina and MgA. Ondrej Puchta of Tomas Bata University in Zlín (Czech Republic) participated TRAKT by Mgr. art Lukas Matejka and Pavol Soukal a lecture on the subject. The lecture consisted in the first stage of selection realized interactive projects TRAKT. Followed by a presentation of international art projects and artists who use interactivity.