NEU NOW|64 | NNŽ | SOUND KITCHEN | NEČTINY | TURNOV | ADVENT KONCERT | KLADRUBY

NEU NOW| performance
18. 09. 2016

Topos Kolektiv was invited to NEU NOW a festival for up and coming artists in Amsterdam. The Festival took place at Westergasfabriek a former factory area that has been remodeled into a vibrant public park. Three members of Topos Kolektiv  together with guest dancer Markéta Dušková, created a sound walk through the Westergasfabriek area. The performers mostly hidden from sight, evoked the ones lost now newly recovering nature of the site. At one point taking advantage of a reactive electronic instalation created by Topos Kolektiv member Martin Klusák.
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64 | performance
13. 15. & 22. 04. 2016
3. & 29. 06. 2016

For the performance 64 Topos Kolektiv  found itself yet again in the underground, this time of Prague`s historical Lesser Town. 64 took place in a derilict Cinema Palace called kino 64 U Hradeb, hence the name of the performance. The enamble explored film and various protocinematic projection situations. They collaborated with experimental filmmaker František Týmal, scenogarpher Klára Suchá, animator Annemarie Havlíčková as well as an ansamble of four dancer under the choreographic supervision of Tereza Kerle.
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NNŽ | performance
1. & 2. 07. 2015
3. & 4. 09. 2015

After several sacred places Topos Kolektiv chose the underground storage space of an out of use freight railway station in Žižkov (Nákladové nádraží žižkov a.k.a. NNŽ), Prague for their next performance site. The acoustics and darkness of this vast industrial underground space, inspired a full evening improvised musical performances, with unexpected moments of quietness and beauty.
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SOUND KITCHEN | presentation at PQ15
23. 06. 2015

Topos Kolektiv presented a short improvised performance at the Prague Quadrennial 2015. The presentations too place as part of Sound Kitchen at the New Scene of the National Theatre in Prague. Topos Kolektiv chose the stairwell, as well as items that would be found in the theatre cafe, for their short improvisation.
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NEČTINY | performance
22. 05. 2015
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Nečtiny is a small village close to Pilsen. As part of Pilsen being the cultural capital of Europe for the year 2015, Topos Kolektiv got the opportunity to prepare and perform a full evening site-specific musical performance at a small chapel (St. Anna`s chapel), close to a quarry. The ensemble took advantage of both the inside and outside space available to them.
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TURNOV | rehearsal-intensive
22. – 25. 01. 2015

Topos Kolektiv went for a retreat in Turnov, Český ráj. As part of the intensive, Topos Kolektiv reherased in the local Synagogue and music school.
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“ADVENT” CONCERT | Church of the Holy Cross, Jablonec n. N.
14. 12. 2014

Topos Kolektiv` s first public performance was the unlikely event of an advent concert in Jablonec nad Nisou. Along with organ and harp music, Topos Kolektiv suprised the local audience with gurgling while singing, and other experimental musical improvisation.
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NNŽKLADRUBY MONASTERY | inspirational trip
19. 11. 2014

In the beginning Topos Kolektiv went on several inspirational trips, to architecturally, acoustically and historically interesting places in the Czech Republic.
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