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Open air exhibition “Jože Plečnik and Prague” in Ljubljana from October 26 till November 26, 2020

Open air large-format exhibition of Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik, born in Ljubljana, dedicated to his work in Prague and other parts of the Czech Republic, is taking place in Ljubljana from October 26 till November 26, 2020.

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ljubljana, in cooperation with the Prague Castle Administration and the Office of the President of the Republic, is organizing a large-format open air exhibition featuring the work of Slovenian architect Jože Plečnik in the Czech Republic.

The exhibition is on display from October 26 till November 26, 2020 in the very center of Ljubljana, on the embankment of the river Ljubljanica, in the part called Krakovski nasip. The Slovenian public has an opportunity to get acquainted with the work of J. Plečnik, which he created during his time in Prague, through 22 panels. You can also see the exhibition in pdf version here

As the exhibition is installed in the open air, it allows the Slovenian audience to explore the work of J. Plečnik even during the COVID-19 pandemic when most of our cultural life in Slovenia has been significantly limited.

 

The exhibition "Jože Plečnik and Prague" has been organised thanks to the cooperation of many partners. The author of the exhibition Mr.Vladimír Šlapeta is one of the leading Czech professor of architecture. The exhibition was graphically designed by Mr. Ondřej Grygar. Mrs. Tatjana Jamnik, the Slovenian translator of Czech literature, translated the text into Slovenian language.

The Czech Architecture week, FOIBOS BOOKS, the Kotěra Center for Architecture and the Plečnik House in Ljubljana also participated in the preparation of the exhibition. The exhibition was made possible with the support of the City of Ljubljana and the Tourism Ljubljana.

 

The Embassy of the Czech Republic in Ljubljana will greatly appreciate your comments and remarks on the exhibition which you can send to us to the following email: veronika_benesova@mzv.cz.

The leading Slovenian media informed about the exhibition. You can read the articles here STA and here RTV SLO. RTV 4 made also a short video reportage at the Krakovski nasip.

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Exhibition "Jože Plečnik and Prague" 2 MB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Jan 22, 2021

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Exhibition "Jože Plečnik and Prague" in Ljubljana