Forum World Cultures is in agreement with and supports
Charta 77 and Vaclav Havel
a historic-political exhibition
in Bayreuth, Germany
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In this historical exhibition, FWC honored
by the former Czech president and world citizen
Václav Havel within a show about all signatories
of Charta 77, whose co-initiator Mr. Havel was and
whose brave activity ultimately lead to the collapse
of communism in Czechoslovakia. Mr. Havel's thoughts
and writing were presented as they are of constant value
and should not fall into oblivion. Likewise we remember
the philosopher Prof. Jan Patočka, who was the mental
leader of Czech thought up to his death after an
interrogation in 1977.
The Czech-German Association Bayreuth and
The Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes Prague
Exhibition opening 17th of July 2012 by CR Deputy Ambassador M. Coupek.
Art- and Architecture voyage to Prague
in conjunction with the German-Italian Association
Exhibition of Czech Masters of Art
This showing of well-known Czech artists, such as sculptor Olbrám Zoubek, glass artist Vlastislav Janáček and air-brush artist
Karel Kopic, as well as up-and-coming artists has had a major impact on citizens and visitors. Its mission was to bring two cultures
- the Czech and the German - closer together, after WW II events had separated them and had created mutual resistance and still
today stand in the way of co-existence. Our exhibition in this border-near area, where much of the "Sudetendeutsche" had settled,
- brought a new, indirectly unpolitical outlook and has been visited by some of the politically most effected people. Life-stories
have been shared and many of the visitors left in a visibly smoother "aura" than the one they kept for several decades between
their expel and today.
The exhibition has been organized in cooperation with the Czech-German Association DTG of Bayreuth.
6th International Contemporary Art
Plassenburg, Kulmbach, Germany
the participation of five Czech artists. The exhibition has been organized
by Focus Europa, under the presidency of former German Minister of Defense,
Karl Theodor Freiherr von und zu Guttenberg.
Bringing artists from six countries to exhibit and interact together over the
time of three days has been a real feast of inter-cultural life and awareness.
together of two nations through this concert and the positive reactions can hardly be described
through words or photographs.
FWC has secured art pieces and furniture for the first museum of German people in
the Czech lands - Museum Collegium Bohemicum in Aussig, Czech Republic
of Germans from Czech areas, that these people had inhabited for hundreds of years, this year's
opening of Collegium Bohemicum, the Museum of German People in Bohemia, is one of the
marvellous achievements in breaking a tabu and bringing history back to its people.
himself known by sending a drawing of Hitler to this show, that had invited and
welcomed him as one of few foreign artists. Luckily history in Germany has been
brought into the open and most people do not identify with the acts of the dictator.
Libor Lipa's provocation was left without the intended effect. The case shows, how backwards,
even 20 years after the wall came down, education and international understanding in some
individuals can still be.
Project preview for 2014:
- Collaboration with "Latin American Women Writers"
- COMENIUS Educational Seminar, Prague 2013
- "Bridges" - Photo-calender, featuring international literature together with photographs by Geo Ksandr
We believe, the peace process is one to be created. We do politics in an unpolitical way. Through the organization
of multilateral exhibitions, concerts, historical talks and seminars we engage a one-to-one communication between
individuals of multiple cultures. FWC co-operates with partners who share our ideals to support humanitarian causes.