FAVU VUT Brno open air - pencil at public place
Pencil at public place as a toy for big children
Česká Skalice - Gallery Luxfer which focuses on contemporary Czech art, recently came up with the idea to prepare for the summer artists in the streets.
At the birth of an extraordinary art event, which ended on Husovo Square, stood gallery curator, artist and head of the studio Painting II at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Brno - Ludek Rathouský and his colleague Jiří Franta, painter, teacher and finalist of price of Jindřich Chalupecký.
"We chose a pencil in a public space, which invented Jiří Franta. Drawing is to me perfectly natural, integral part of the formation and I liked the idea of bringing it into the public space, "he said of the event Ludek Rathouský.
Backs and paints
Jiří Franta used to its action not only a pen, but also truck. "What is this crap?" Asked passers-by, who could not understand the author's actions. Jiří Franta fastened to the pad more paper to the back of the car and the driver of a pencil, which could cause the cab monitor, backed by a pencil yet created on the paper pattern.
"This is a record that something was inadequate. The result is inferior and I do not care. For me it is important inadequate process in a public space, "says Jiří Franta.
A similar event was held a few times with the artist David Bohm. "We need to build a crane was attached to a pencil. Crane then made a dot on a white screen. Pencil We also strengthened the blade excavator, which then drew, "he added. Happening with the students also participated in art schools.
Two of these consolidated pencil on the rear view mirror car drove around a hundred square and pencil on paper passing on a rack formed lines. Roman Rejhold, artist and gallery owner Luxfer, pencils traced back square with an area 250 times 150 meters.
"It occurred to me trace the footprint square one to one and try to determine its actual size. It was enough for the three pencils, "he said.
Elizabeth Bačíková, a student in the studio Luďka Rathouský in Brno was impolyed for free as a waitress in the restaurant U Konvalinků for few hours. Pencil in a public space conceived by distributing beer and made pencil lines on the paper bills. "That was my contribution to the happening," she said. Another student Tamara Vlčková recorded in the notebook its course. "Open air consider sightseeing. Has the potential for a year, we would like to continue. Want to invite more students," promises Ludek Rathouský.
Text: Hynek Šnajdar
Foto: Galerie LUXFER