Czech Center Prague, (28. 4. 2009 - 20. 5. 2009) —
The travelling exhibition in connection with Petr Sís’ book ‘The Wall’, a production of Labyrint publishing house, was already presented in the Czech Centres in Rome, Munich, Košice and Vienna. Czech posters off Petr Sís from collection Terry´s Socks
The travelling documentary exhibition of filmmaker and author of books for children and adults Petr Sís installed copies of real street billboards, which served as agitation means of the Communist propaganda before 1989. Original drafts, illustrations, objects accompanying authentic artefacts from the 1950s until 1980s (from the pioneer’s scarf to fragments of the Berlin Wall). In ten special showcases will be presented an interesting, artistic and efficacious statement about the theme: “How we grew up and lived behind the Iron Curtain.”After the previous stops in Rome, Munich, Košice and Vienna the exhibition presents itself also in the Czech Centre Prague, where it will be enlarged by further exhibits, a contemporary room with reading club and jukebox, film posters and music instruments. The programme contains also a film display about the author’s animated films. Available will be also a newly published catalogue.