Shoes that are conquering the world

Zlín, 1–3 May 2014

Exhibitions

The start of this year’s Meet Czech Design in Zlín will offer thirteen exhibitions to the public. They will be held in the Zlín Chateau, Alternativa cultural institute but also in city parks or on the platform of the Baťa Institute, Zlín film studios or in the foyer of the Regional Library.

CI.CZ – Corporate Identity in Czech Republic after 1990

Regional library of František Bartoš, Baťův Institute – 15. budova továrního areálu (15th factory building) Vavrečkova 7040, 760 01 Zlín
Opening hour: Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, 9:00 am – 7:00 pm, Wed 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Sat 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

Opening: 3 May 2014, 2:00 pm

High–quality corporate style and visual presentation is nowadays a necessary prerequisite for achieving success! Between 2007 and 2008 this project was presented in Prague, Brno, Vienna, New York and Tokyo.

Tyre Design as Artwork

Alternative – Institute of Culture, Zlín, Osvoboditelů 3778, 760 01 Zlín
Opening hour: 1 May, 10 am – 4 pm, 2 May, 8 am – 12 pm, 1 pm – 5 pm, 3 May, 10 am – 4 pm.

Opening: 2. 5. 2014, 14.00 hod,

Non-traditional presentation of industrial design by Continental.

Design for Prosperity

Alternative – Institute of Culture, Zlín, Osvoboditelů 3778, 760 01 Zlín
Opening hour: 1 May, 10 am – 4 pm, 2 May, 8 am – 12 pm, 1 pm – 5 pm, 3 May, 10 am – 4 pm.

Opening: 2 May 2014, 2 pm

In the Design for Prosperity project Dynamo shows Czech companies why they should invest in the development of new design. It should be inspirational for small and medium-size businesses. Investment into high-quality design and cooperation with designers pays off! A lecture focusing on this subject will be held on 2 May 2014 from 11 am at the Bata Institute, 15th factory building, Vavrečkova 7040, 760 01 Zlín.

Exhibitions - 2014 Zlín City Interventions

exhibition in Chateau park, Soudní 1, 760 01 Zlín

Opening: 3 May 2014, 6 pm

The main objective of this project organised in the city of Zlín by the Architektura civic association is to invite architects, urban planners, students and artists to publicly voice their opinions about locations deserving of change. Public space is a part of our daily lives, let's not ignore it!

Locations of Cooperation – Projects Implemented in the City and Public Areas

Park at the former Centroprojekt building, Štefánikova 167, 760 01 Zlín

Opening: 2 May 2014, 4 pm

The aim of the exhibition is to present ten projects that were created for the public in collaboration between architect – designer, architect – artist, architect – curator – artist, etc. Projects had to be successfully completed and illustrate the importance of interdisciplinary collaborations that occurred in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Multimedia Forms of Conceptual Design

Creative Hill College, Film Studio Complex, Filmová 174
Opening hour: throughout the entire festival 10 am – 6 pm.

Opening: 1 May 2014, 6 pm

An exhibition offering an attractive mix of conceptual design and multimedia technologies. Visitors will experience first-hand several innovative interactive exhibits and learn what happens behind the scenes in the "mysterious" film studios. The exhibition was created in cooperation with the Atelier of Multimedia Creation at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Brno. You can visit the unique studio where the famous movie wizard Karel Zeman and his colleague Hermína Týrlová used to work, which is normally closed to the public.

NIANCE – MIXER STAGE

NIANCE/DOČAsná Gallery (Růmy 1643), 28 April – 3 May 2014
Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm.

Opening: 2 May 2014, 8 pm

A project by art students of the Faculty of Multimedia Communications at Tomáš Bata University in Zlín, which focuses on conceptual creation. Two workshops were organised under the Niance project focusing on the topic of land art and spatial art in the centre of Zlín.

Queens Graffiti Jam – MIXER STAGE

Front wall in the underpass near the bus station, 1-2 May 2014
Opening hour: 10 am – 6 pm.

Opening: 1. 5. 2014, 20:00 hod.

Graffiti creations on the wall in the old park at the Zlín bus station. Graffiti masters will use their unique style to transform the environment at the Zlín park near the station. Participants in this exhibition are: NONECK, LUDĚKEIM, EIKUL, DSLajfstajl and graffiti legend NOMAD.

Viktor's apartment – MIXER STAGE

Max32 – Theatre, Building 32 in the Svit facility
Opening hour: 29 April – 3 May 2014, exhibition open 10 am – 6 pm

Opening: 1 May 2014, 5 pm

Non-traditional exhibition of art students of the Faculty of Multimedia Communications at the Tomáš Bata University in Zlín. The exhibition is based on the concept of a real apartment, which is composed of art pieces designed by art students. The exhibition has its own story about a character named Viktor and his life. In 2006 the exhibition was presented as part of the Mixer Festival.

Zlín – the Cradle of Czech Design

Zlín Chateau, Soudní 1, 760 01 Zlín, former restaurant
Opening hour: 1-3 May 2014, open throughout the entire festival 10 am – 6 pm

Opening: 1. 5. 2014, 16 hod.

This exhibition presents in a unique and so far unprecedented way the beginnings of Czech design in the broader context of interwar education and cultural activities supported by the Bata Company in Zlín. In the second half of the 20th century this foundation gave rise to a number of major institutions, especially in the field of design

"Hatchery" of Design in Zlín

Zlín Chateau, Soudní 1, 760 01 Zlín
Opening hour: open throughout the entire festival 10 am – 6 pm.

Opening: 1 May 2014, 4 pm

A time-collection exhibition of designers who were born and studied in Zlín, or whose work was inspired by the city of Zlín and who achieved professional success.

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