Introduction

The open-air exhibition project Sculpture Line is a unique opportunity to present sculptures and art objects to both citizens and visitors of the Czech city Plzeň in an attractive setting. Plzeň itself provides the best exhibition place, be it frequented areas or less-expected locations, both in the centre and outskirts of the city. Works of art by leading local & international artists interact directly with the city and invite you for a walk of discovery. The aim of the festival is to enrich the public space, offer a new view of the architectural context and, hopefully, become a new tradition. We invite you to take to the streets where art awaits you.
Join the Line, enjoy the Line!

Locations

  1. InterCora, Rondel - business center
    Alexandra Koláčková
  2. Theatre J.K. Tyla
    Michal Trpák
  3. Techmania Sciene Centre
    Marc Moser
    Michal Trpák
  4. Hotel Golden Fish
    Lukáš Rais
  5. Kopeckého sady
    Michal Gabriel
  6. ul. B. Smetany
    Veronika Psotková
  7. Mlýnská strouha
    Michal Gabriel
  8. Mlýnská strouha, Sady 5. května
    Jaroslav Chramosta
  9. Starý Plzenec
    Alexandra Koláčková

Sofa

Alexandra Koláčková *1964 high-fired clay

Alexandra Koláčková is a graduate of fine arts at the Faculty of Pedagogics in Olomouc. A characteristic feature of her work are especially colourful, large-format ceramic and concrete sculptures, intended for public spaces. However, in many projects the author expanded the range of visual effects to deal with the space itself, mingling an artistic approach with the work of a landscape designer. Her artistic concept is typical of expressive range of colours, simple adn rounded morphology and an abiding sense of playful elements.

01 - INTERCORA, RONDEL

Lochotínská 1108/18, Plzeň 1

Partners of the installation:

Dialog

concrete

Studied the art of sculpturing at SUPŠ in Český Krumlov, graduate of VŠUP in Prague (prof. Jiří Beránek) and post-graduate of AVU Bánská Bystrica (prof. Boris Jirků). During his studies Michal also accomplished study stays in Finland and Canada. In 2000, he attended the UNESCO's international student meeting in South Korea.

02 - THEATRE J.K.TYLA

Jízdecká 30/2971, Plzeň

Partners of the installation:

Bluetoo_

Marc Moser *1968 steel

Marc Moser was born in 1968 in Arbon, a swiss industrial town at the lake of constance. In his youth, he crafted first sculptures, made out of different materials. Influenced by the environment and the profession of his father, an ironmonger, he has developed an affinity for metals. 1986, after completing intermediate school, Marc Moser decided against an academic career, but for an apprenticeship as blacksmith. This decision revealed him the possibilities of steel. 1989, years of practical work followed, so with swiss steel sculptor Etienne Krähenbühl. Since 1993 Moser creates artworks in his atelier in Arbon.

Many of his artworks have received international attention, including the object Sea Pink at the international exhibition Sculpture by the Sea in Aarhus, Denmark, and the object bluetoo_ at OpenArt, Örebro Sweden, the largest Art Biennale of Scandinavia.
The origin of the artwork of Marc Moser is his intuition. The sculptures reveal the polarities, which are caused by human activity and aspiration. They illustrate the dilemma and the balancing act of conscious existence.

03 - TECHMANIA SCIENCE CENTRE

U Planetárie 2969/1, Plzeň

 

Partners of the installation:

Angels of the Seas

Michal Trpák *1982 steel

Studied the art of sculpturing at SUPŠ in Český Krumlov, graduate of VŠUP in Prague (prof. Jiří Beránek) and post-graduate of AVU Bánská Bystrica (prof. Boris Jirků). During his studies Michal also accomplished study stays in Finland and Canada. In 2000, he attended the UNESCO's international student meeting in South Korea.

03 - TECHMANIA SCIENCE CENTRE

U Planetárie 2969/1, Plzeň

Partners of the installation:

Ring

Lukáš Rais *1975 welded iron

Studied at Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague, the Sculpture Studio of prof. Jiří Beránek, prof. Kurt Gebauer and Krištof Kintera. His previous studies of technical subjects form a strong basis and isporation for his work, as well. The knowledge of electrical engineering, mechanics and technological principles used in industry became a core platform which enebles the viewer to directly experience the "poetic industrialism".

04 - HOTEL GOLDEN FISH

U Borského parku 27, Plzeň

 

Partners of the installation:

Horse

Michal Gabriel *1960 bronz

A sculptor adn university teacher, graduated from Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. He is co-establisher of the famous informal art group Tvrdohlaví. A former dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts at Brno University, still active there as the head of Sculpture Studio 1. In 1995, he was awarded the prestigious Jindřich Chalupecký Award. One of the most significant postmodernist artists, a skilled narrator of powerful stories expressed by specific means of sculptural language.

05 - KOPECKÉHO SADY

Kopeckého sady, Plzeň

Partners of the installation:

Connection

Veronika Psotková *1981 woven wire mesh

The work by Veronika Psotková , who graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts at Brno University (Sculpture Studio 1 with prof. Michal Gabriel), is based on the principles of realistic figurative art of sculpturing. Her works refer to classical a well as contemporary figurative sculptures with a strong influence of pp culture. She is interested in the aesthetics and self-control of human body, transformation of centexts nad mutual communication of sculptures in site-specific spatial installations. The stylized wire figure are a parallel to her realistic sculptural work.

06 - UL.B.SMETANY

ul. B. Smetany 1, Plzeň

 

Partners of the installation:

Explorers

Michal Gabriel *1960 laminate

A sculptor adn university teacher, graduated from Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague. He is co-establisher of the famous informal art group Tvrdohlaví. A former dean of the Faculty of Fine Arts at Brno University, still active there as the head of Sculpture Studio 1. In 1995, he was awarded the prestigious Jindřich Chalupecký Award. One of the most significant postmodernist artists, a skilled narrator of powerful stories expressed by specific means of sculptural language.

07 - MLÝNSKÁ STROUHA

Mlýnská strouka, Plzeň

Partners of the installation:

Sharkfin

Jaroslav Chramosta orthobeton

During his studies at Academy of Arts, Achitecture and Design in Prague (Metal and Jewellery Studio with prof. V.K. Novák; Sculpture Studio 2 with prof. J. Beránek), he completed internships at Brno University of Technology, at University of Applied Sciences in Lahti as well as study visits to Egypt, the Philippines and South America. In a long term view, Jaroslav has been looking for new creative forms of grasping the materials and ideas in the contexts that are not alwas apparent at first glance. He combines a precision of a metal engraver with a desire to express the world by contrasting the matter and the light.

08 - SADY 5. KVĚTNA

Mlýnská strouha, Sady 5. května, Plzeň

 

Partners of the installation:

Sitting figure

Alexandra Koláčková *1964 high-fired clay

Alexandra Koláčková is a graduate of fine arts at the Faculty of Pedagogics in Olomouc. A characteristic feature of her work are especially colourful, large-format ceramic and concrete sculptures, intended for public spaces. However, in many projects the author expanded the range of visual effects to deal with the space itself, mingling an artistic approach with the work of a landscape designer. Her artistic concept is typical of expressive range of colours, simple adn rounded morphology and an abiding sense of playful elements.

09 - STARÝ PLZENEC

Masarykovo náměstí, Starý Plzenec

 

Partners of the installation:
partner:

Contacts


SCULPTURE LINE s. r. o.
Na Poříčí 25, 110 00 Praha 1

Festival Director:
E-mail: ondrej@sculptureline.cz

Production:
Mob: +420 727 961 189
E-mail: alice@sculptureline.cz

Production:
Mob: +420 603 539 323
E-mail: katerina@sculptureline.cz

Ondřej Škarka

festival director

Michal Gabriel

art director

Josef Záruba-Pfeffermann

festival curator

Andrea Buriánková

festival director for Plzen

 

 

Martin Valach

trustees

Jan Holásek

trustees

Yvett Orlit

trustees

Kateřina Škarková

financial director

Alice Škvárová

production

Filip Tomášek

production

Tomáš Ryant

graphic designer

Lucie Čunderlíková

public relations

Silvie Marková

public relations

Michal Trpák

art consultant

Helena Fenclová

art consultant

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