The Incredible Lightness of Being, United Design: Jiri Pelcl - Czech Design
7 JANUARY - 20 FEBRUARY 2012, UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON GALLERY, FACULTY OF ARTS, GRAND PARADE, BRIGHTON BN2 OJY. A major British premiere of the work of Jiri Pelcl, leading Czech international designer whose innovative and exciting work has been recognized internationally for more than two decades. He has received many highly prestigious design awards and has had more than 20 solo and 110 group exhibitions globally. His place as an influential figure in design future is conveyed through the work of a selection of present and former students included as the conclusion to the exhibition.
Opening Times: Monday - Saturday, 10 am - 5 pm
Exhibition designed by Jiri Pelcl, curated by Sylva Petrove in collaboration with Jonathan Woodham.
Czech Design - Independent, Free and Democratic?
The Plecl Symposium
20 January 2012, 9.30 am to 5 pm
Sallis Benney Theatre, Faculty of Arts, University of Brighton, Grand Parade, Brighton, BN2 OJY
Registration fee including lunch and refreshments: £50; concs. £30; University of Brighton staff and external students £25; University of Brighton students £18.
Drawing on original contributions from design professionals, design critics, theorists and historians from the Czech Republic and the UK, the synposium will consider the ways in which Czech design horizons have changed since the mid 1980s when the ideologies of the Eastern Block began to undergo change and challange.
For further information and reservation contact Madeleine Dutton: 01273 643720, firstname.lastname@example.org
More information at: http://arts.brighton.ac.uk/jiri-pelcl