68/89

DEALING WITH THE PAST 

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FROM PRAGUE SPRING TO VELVET REVOLUTION
vernisaj / 6 octombrie / 16h00 / Muzeul National de Istorie a Romaniei
6-30 octombrie / Muzeul National de Istorie a Romaniei (Calea Victoriei 12)

Curator: Dana Kyndrova

In dimineata zilei de 21 august 1968 trupele soviete alaturi de trupe din alte patru tari semnatare ale pactului de la Varsovia, invadau Cehoslovaica. Acest moment marca inceputul sfarsitului miscarii de reforma din Cehoslovacia,cunoscuta sub numele de Primavara de la Praga.
Fotografii alb-negru prezinta momente importante care au modelat cursul istoriei din 68 in 89, de la Primavara de la Praga la Revolutia de Catifea. Expozitia readuce imagini precum inmormantarea lui Jan Palach, un tanc rusesc strivind o cladire din Liberec, un miting ilegal in Piata Vaclav dar si momentul in care televiziunea nationala anunta retragerea partidului comunist de la putere.
Fotografiile sunt selectate din lucrarile a peste 30 de fotigrafi celebri, castigatori ai unor premii precum World Press Photography Awards, Czech Press Photography Awards si Photographer of the Year

ENGLISH VERSION 

In the morning hours of August 21st 1968, the Soviet army invaded Czechoslovakia along with troops from four other Warsaw Pact countries. The occupation was the beginning of the end for the Czechoslovak reform movement known as the Prague Spring.
Black and white images of renowned Czech photographers captures unforgettable moments that shaped the course of history
in the exhibition 68/89 From the Prague Spring to the Velvet Revolution. The pictures present a record of the past—from the funeral of Jan Palach, a Soviet tank destroying a building in Liberec, an illegal demonstration by protestors in Wenceslas Square, to VAclav Havel and Alexander DubCek at the moment when Czechoslovak Television announced the resignation of the Communist Party politburo. Capturing memories is the work of over 30 award-winning photographers whose prestigious honors include the World Press Photography Awards, Czech Press Photography Awards, and Photographer of the Year.
 

ARTMAP

Wed. 23/08, Rhythm and Soul – Concert jazz → Wed. 23/08, Bucharest
Fri. 25/08, Simpozionul de Antropologie urbană, ediția a III-a → Sat. 26/08, Bucharest
Mon. 28/08, Filmul din mansardă → Mon. 28/08, Bucharest
Wed. 30/08, Cinema, mon amour – proiecție Kinedok → Thu. 31/08, Bucharest
Thu. 31/08, Amural 3 Festival Vizual → Sun. 03/09, Brasov
Fri. 01/09, Short to the Point Filmfestival → Fri. 01/09, Bucharest
Sat. 02/09, George Enescu Festival → Sat. 02/09, Bucharest
Fri. 08/09, Balkanik Festival #7 → Sun. 10/09, Bucharest
Fri. 08/09, Polaroid Project goes at Balkanik Festival #7 → Sat. 09/09, Bucharest
Wed. 13/09, Expoziția „Metropolight”, de David Gaberle (Cehia) → Wed. 20/09, Bucharest
Thu. 14/09, Dokstation Music Documentary Film Festival | 2nd Edition → Sun. 17/09, Bucharest
Thu. 14/09, Lady Steps #6 → Thu. 14/09, Bucharest
Thu. 21/09, Design Thinking Forum → Thu. 21/09, Bucharest
Thu. 21/09, Art Factory 2017 → Sun. 24/09, Bucharest
Fri. 22/09, Creative Fest 2017 | 22-24 Septembrie → Sun. 24/09, Bucharest
Thu. 19/10, Jozef Van Wissem live in Control → Thu. 19/10, Bucharest
Sat. 25/11, Black Lips live in Control → Sat. 25/11, Bucharest

You can still see

Mon. 14/08, Adriana Florea Băloiu I Jam in shoesTmrw at 14:00, Bucharest
Wed. 16/08, Call to Process Terminus → Tue. 29/08, Bucharest
Fri. 18/08, Bucharest GreenSounds Festival 2017Today at 22:00, Bucharest
Yesterday, Cluster CUCA ◉ 2017Today at 12:00, Sibiu
Yesterday, Ana Vilenica: What is the sound of housing?Tmrw at 18:00, Iasi
Yesterday, Noi împotriva voastrăToday at 20:30, Bucharest