Tabook
Tabook

Thursday 27.9.2018

4:00 pm Layout by Bálik
Exhibit Opening
Vodárenská věž / The Water Tower
 
4:30 pm Palo Čejka: Kleine größte Hits von der Spitze
Exhibit Opening
Antikvariát Bastion
 
5:00 pm Sophia Martineck a Madalena Matoso
Exhibit Opening
BaoDílna, Jednota
 
5:00 pm Karol Sidon and Jiří Daníček
It wouldn’t be Tabook without Karol Sidon. This time we will meet him in friendly conversation with Jiří Daníček, editor in chief of publishing house Sefer, a special guest indeed who has finally accepted our invitation. We will speak about books by Sefer old and new, about times of old and of new and of course it would not be complete without a shortreading!
Off: Sefer / Z očí do očí (From Eye to Eye)
Jednota
 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Trio Carlos Manouche
Gypsy jazz. Django Reinhardt forever!
ExCzechoslovakia / Music
In front of Jednota
 
6:00 pm Discussion ExCzechoslovakia: 1st Half
Fedor Gál, Jana Horváthová, Petr Placák What did it mean for people of different nationalities to live in 20 th Century Czechoslovakia?What were their lives like? How did they influence Czech culture? How did they live, how did the emancipate themselves? How did the fading Austro-Hungarian Empire influence their lives? What about the laws of the budding republic? What traces have they left today?
ExCzechoslovakia
BaoDílna
 
7:00 pm The Expulsion of Gerta Schnirch
A theater performance with the participation of author Kateřina Tučková.
The tale of human destiny broken by history, of guilt both Czech and German and of whether it is possible to forgive and understand. The production received the 2015 Theater Journal Award in the category of Drama.
ExCzechoslovakia / Theater
Oskar Nedbal Theatre
 
7:30 pm Discussion ExCzechoslovakia: 2nd Half
Renata Putzlacher (PL), Bohunka Koklesová (SK), Josef Mlejnek Jr., Helena Sadílková Small lives in monumental history, life at the Czech-Polish border, unsung heroes, Czechoslovakia versus the Slovak State; Polish, Hungarian, and Rusyn footprints in Czechoslovak culture.
ExCzechoslovakia
BaoDílna
 
8:00 pm Hollywood nad Vltavou / Hollywood on the Vltava
Book-launch of Václav Marie Havel’s memoires entitled Mé vzpomínky (My Memories) with the participation of Ivan M. Havel. The memoires of President Václav Havel’s father have, for
the first time, been published as the author originally intended.
Off: Knihovna Václava Havla / ExCzechoslovakia
Jednota
 
9:00 pm Dora Kaprálová: Brno–Berlin
A meeting with prose-writer Dora Kaprálová, reading from the Berlin Scratchpad, and ruminating over what happened to our relationships with our neighbors.
ExCzechoslovakia / Brno
BaoDílna

Friday 28.9.2018

10:00 am – 7:00 pm Publishers’ Marketplace in Střelnice
 
10:00 am – 7:00 pm Charitable Antique Shop
Buy books and support Domácí Hospic Jordán and Rolničky.
Střelnice
10:00 am–6:00 pm Tattoo Salon with Justine Sarlat
Temorary dye tattoos for children (10 am - 12pm), real deal tattoos for grownups (1:00 pm - 6:00 pm).
Střelnice Garden and Ground floor.
 
10:00 am–7:00 pm Art Scavenger Hunt
What...? Find and draw a dog with a pink collar! Start your own tribe and take hostages! Pick up a hidden delivery by ferry! Be led around Tábor’s secret places! Jump into some action painting or body art! Make a game for the others! Look, watch follow! Paint, tattoo, shoot! A different kind of art workshop and set of activities for kids (and grownups). Takes place for
the duration of the festival. Keep an eye on the info boards at the entrance and the person in the odd hat!
Střelnice
 
10:00 am –7:00 pm Papelote: Even the World of Paper Has Its Minorities
Even useless bits of paper and other components that don’t seem to belong can become an important part of a budding new whole.
Off: Papelote / Workshop
Střelnice ground floor
 
1:00 pm–6:00 pm Kindergarten or else The Playful Dump Site (Janíček Kids Club)
Střelnice
 
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10:00 am Us and Us
Students of Přírodní škola High School in the company of artist and pedagogue Magdalena Bartáková present four projects through which they met Roma children and young people, rehearsed a theater performance, wrote a magazine and listened to the life stories of an older generation of Romani people. Plus a forum with staff from Cheiron-T on connecting
the worlds of Roma and non Roma children.
Off: Cheiron / ExCzechoslovakia
Cheiron
 
10:00 am Eva Lindström
The Swedish artist speaks about working on her books, her heroes and Swedish publishing policy.
Schola
BaoDílna
 
10:00 am Kateřina Tučková
A meeting with the Czech author, art historian, curator and organizer. A reading and little
peek into the world from which her documentary novels arise.
Brno / Z očí do očí (From Eye to Eye)
Jednota
 
10:00 am The Eights of Fate in Cartoon Humor
Petr Karlíček on the topic of cartoon satire in Czechoslovakia between 1918 and 1968.
Off: Pandora / Schola
Střelnice Café
 
10:30 am The Three Little Goats
The classic tale of family tragedy with a happy ending presented by Divadlo U plotny.
Children / Theater
Střelnice garden
 
11:00 am Mašek, Šindelka, Pokorný: Svatá Barbora (Saint Barbora)
The authors present their comics based on the notorious case from Kuřím. Documentary, detective story, or just half-exposed truth? Fiction or monstrous reality? How can we make sense of stories that cause reason to balk and thwart all social rules? What is truth, what is lie?
Off: Lipnik / Brno
Oskar Nedbal Theatre
 
11:30 am Pavel Kořínek: Ferda, Punťa and plenty of other animals
The comics of Czechoslovakia’s “First Republic” from Tonda Čutál and Ferda Mravenec to the forgotten heroes of long-lost comic books, the fusion of comics with other media (film and theater), inspiration from abroad and the budding global pop culture.
Schola
BaoDílna
 
11:30 am What Is a Designer: Things, Location, Message
Introducing Norman Potter’s book.
Off: Umprum
Střelnice Café
 
11:30 am Eva Danišová: Pal o duj mačkici
The Roma author’s literary workshop. Make up a story and through a short tale about a cat, discover if what matters in life is the color of our fur or a good heart. For children 8 - 12.
Children / Workshop
Střelnice Garden
 
12:30 pm On the Road to Brno: Embroider a Factory, Sow a Book
Art zone 8smička, which you can find halfway down the D1 motorway from Prague to Brno (and back), is the central theme of the embroidery bash where Klára Syberová and Ondřej Plášil will help you embroider the former textile factory onto a folder and teach you to sow your own book. A workshop for visitors large and small.
Off: Humpolecká 8smička
Oskar Nedbal Theatre Café
 
1:00 pm Roma Time
Máša Bořkovcová, Ilona Ferková, Karolína Ryvolová, The Museum of Romani Culture. A discussion about what is happening in contemporary Romani literature and fine art, a conversation with Roma author Ilona Ferková about her life and writing, and a bit of information about the Museum of Romani Culture in Brno and its astonishing collections.
ExCzechoslovakia / Brno
BaoDílna
 
1:30 pm Log–Mašek–Valoušek
A talking log... A log in deep trouble, a log that isn’t a log... Lying more than is healthy... Do you lie more than is healthy? Ever tried arguing with a log? Come sharpen your tongues and give it a try. P.S. You’ll even get to meet a woodworm. A remarkable encounter with a log and its creators.
Off: SČKN / For children / Workshop
Střelnice Ground Floor
 
2:00 pm Pavla Dombrovská
A concert of Brno-based singer, director and actress whose life and work is fused with the Líšeň Theatre.
Music / Brno
Střelnice Aux Café
 
2:00 pm Why Doesn’t Culture Have More Space in the Media?
Zbyněk Vlasák (Salon Práva), Ondřej Bezr (Lidovky), Antonín Pfeifer (Český rozhlas), Jaroslav Špulák (Právo), Jan Vitvar (Respekt) a Petr Nagy (Biblio)
Are culture columns and pages expanding or getting smaller? And how do you select the right content? We invited renowned culture editors to a discussion about how much space culture receives in the media - and how much it could receive. Moderated by Marek Toman.
Debate
Oskar Nedbal Theatre Café
 
2:30 pm Madalena Matoso: Klapy klap / Clickity-Clack
This book can take flight at any moment. It can do sit ups. It can change into a butterfly, an accordion or a drum. It can also make quite a racket. So hold on tight! Soar with the book’s author up to the clouds. For Children 5 - 8.
Children / Workshop
Střelnice Ground Floor
 
3:00 pm Pavel Ryška: Nothing Is Simple When Sempé Draws
An illustrated account of the cartoonist, caricaturist and illustrator’s work.
Schola
BaoDílna
 
3:30 pm–5:30 pm An Allegorical Parade Through Czechoslovak History and Tabook
Tableaux vivants, mischief making and other forms of impish merriment in the company of Banana Split a Jeho Moralistů.
Exhibition
Tábor – Historical Center
 
4:00 pm Renata Putzlacher
An encounter with the poet, screenwriter, lyricist and translator. Born in Poland and living between Brno and Těšín, she has German, Hutsul and Highland blood coursing through her veins...
ExCzechoslovakia / Brno
Oskar Nedbal Theatre Café
 
4:00 pm Živulenky
Songs from various corners of Europe.
Music
In front of Střelnice
 
5:00 pm Fedor Gál
Personal insight on the breakup of Czechoslovakia (from “authentic federation” and “we are one nation” through “For God and for Nation” and “let them go” to “future unknown”). An encounter with Fedor Gál, Slovak sociologist, politician and author over his latest books, projects and thoughts.
Z očí do očí / ExCzechoslovakia
Jednota
 
6:00 pm Bohunka Koklesová: Desaťročie dlhšie ako desať rokov / A Decade Is Longer Than Ten Years (1938–1948)
(Hommage à Ľubomír Lipták)
The eminent Slovak historian, Ľubomír Lipták, wrote a study called A Century Is Longer Than A Hundred Years. He meant, of course, the 20 th Century. Bohunka Koklesová’s lecture focuses on the years between 1938-1948 and on the artwork and propaganda of the time especially in Slovakia.
Schola / ExCzechoslovakia
BaoDílna
 
6:00 pm Líšeň Theatre: Spoutaný trávou / Bound in Grass
This is what one blade of grass has been telling another for a thousand years. A scenic meditation on respecting every hidden creature based on Buddhist stories. Script, staging, set and music: Pavla Dombrovská and Luděk Vémola, puppets Zdenka Klanicová.
Theater
Cesta
 
7:00 pm Eugeniusz T. Dycki
One of the biggest mavericks of contemporary Polish poetry, his poems doggedly circle around themes of death, illness, his own physicality and sexuality. The melody of Dycki’s poetry is as singular as his unmistakable, rhythmic recitation, evoking the sound of archaic song...
Off: Protimluv and the Polish Institute in Prague
Jednota
 
7:00 pm Kittchen
A concert of the post-folk songwriter from Doksy whose songs are full of tender melodies and enchanting lyrics accompanied by the dense electronica of producer Aid Kid. Entrance 150 CZK.
Off: Oskar Nedbal Theatre / Music
Oskar Nedbal Theatre
 
7:30 pm S.d.Ch. – Ruce naší Dory
Ruce naší Dory play songs about the processes of love and death. And it has never been any other way, because there is nothing else. Pathos, ethos and sentimentality by S.d.Ch .
Off: Stánek / Music
Stánek
 
7:30 pm Karel Haloun
A reading from the debut of a non-playing rocker and a nonconforming graphic artist. Three sophisticated accounts about one adventurous 20 th Century life. The event of the season.
ExCzechoslovakia
Vinotéka u Makovců
 
8:00 pm–12:00 am Festival Glory
Toasts, Miroslav Šašek Award ceremony. Tabook party: Sakra Buraja, Jana Štromská, Banana Split.
Cesta
 
9:00 pm-12:00am Sto múch a Burgr/Pjoni (feat. Ali Ibn Rachid)
A concert of a Slovak band with literary texts.
Off: KK Bagala
U Lva
 
9:00 pm The Hastrman
Ondřej Havelka’s film debut, The Hastrman, is an adaptation of a novel by Miloš Urban. An Eco-romance thriller about a “man-animal” with a passion.
Off: Argo / Film
BaoDílna

Saturday 29.9.2018

9:30 am–6:00 pm Publishers’ Marketplace in Střelnice
 
9:30 am–6:00 pm Charitable Antique Shop
Buy books and support Domácí Hospic Jordán and Rolničky.
Střelnice
 
10:00 am–6:00 pm Tattoo Salon with Justine Sarlat
Temorary dye tattoos for children (10 am - 12pm), real deal tattoos for grownups (1:00 pm - 6:00 pm).
Střelnice Garden and Ground floor.
 
10:00 am–7:00 pm Art Scavenger Hunt
What...? Find and draw a dog with a pink collar! Start your own tribe and take hostages! Pick up a hidden delivery by ferry! Be led around Tábor’s secret places! Jump into some action painting or body art! Make a game for the others! Look, watch follow! Paint, tattoo, shoot! A different kind of art workshop and set of activities for kids (and grownups). Takes place for the duration of the festival. Keep an eye on the info boards at the entrance and the person in the odd hat!
Střelnice
 
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10:00 am Guided Tour: Gaume, Martineck
Meeting place: BaoDílna
Schola / Exhibitions
BaoDílna, KOKO
 
10:00 am Swing Kids and “Potápky”
They danced outlandish dances, wore crazy hairdos and provoked totalitarian power - young people in the Czech Lands during the Protectorate and their peers in Germany. Historian Petr Koura insightfully and wittily describes this peculiar chapter in social history. Moderated by Marek Toman.
ExCzechoslovakia
Jednota
 
11:00 am Šimon Peták
Šimon Peták unites blues, rock and punk influences through the tradition of Czech songwriting. Pure contemporary folk - angry and delicate, for fun and without it.
Brno / Music
In front of Střelnice
 
11:30 am Guided Tour: Eva Lindström, Alžběta Zemanová, Madalena Matoso
Schola / Exhibition
Meetin place: Galerii U Radnice
Galerie U Radnice, Jednota
 
11:30 am For Two Thousand Years
A collage of excerpts from the work of Jewish-Romanian author Mihail Sebastian bearing personal testimony to the first hints of hatred that, unhindered, would spill over into tragedy of historic proportions. The presentation includes a live performance of well-known Klezmer melodies
Off: Hermann a synové
Střelnice Café
 
12:15 pm–12:30pm Přemysl Bukovský: Punch & Judy Show
Classic hand puppet “Punch Comedy” with elements of violence and brutality for children of all ages.
Children / Theater
In front of Jednota
 
12:30 pm Větrná republika / Windy Republic
Where does wind come from? And when my hat or balloon flies away, where does it go? Far, far way, there is a place where they work day and night to make breezes, winds and whirlwinds. Performed by Divadlo U plotny with the help Olivier Douzou, author of the children’s book on which the production is based.
Theater / Children
Střelnice Garden
 
12:30 pm Ben Aaronovitch: Rivers of London and Co.
Meet the author of the famous urban fantasy series here in Tábor.
Off: Argo
Jednota
 
13:00 Frame Comics Art Festival 2018
For the second year, No Ordinary Heroes and Centrála have brought together a selection of comics form Europe and beyond - the Frame Prague Comics Art Festival. Klára Vöröšová introduces the program, special guests, exhibitions and main stars.
Off: No Ordinary Heroes
Střelnice Café
 
1:30 pm Ladislav Nagy
Translation as a walk through the world of language. An encounter over Mr. Nagy’s newest translations (Jaimy Gordon - Lord of Misrule and Edward St. Aubyn - Patrick Melrose).
Debate
Oskar Nedbal Theatre Café
 
2:00 pm Tereza Říčanová: To je Istanbul / This is Istanbul
Energetic, wayward and singular painter, writer and actress, Tereza Říčanová, will be your guide through Oriental Istanbul and her own book. An experience somewhere between theater, storytelling and workshop you will dream about for days to come.
Dílna Off: SČKN / Children
Střelnice Garden
 
2:00 pm Debate: Literary Journals
Petr Placák, Jan Němec(Host), A2, Tvar, Protimluv, Jelenkor
Is there any point to publish literary journals? How are our domestic publications doing? Does anyone read them? Do they have circulation, joys and difficulties of their own? Should they be subsidized by the state? And if so, all of them or only some?
Literary Journals
Střelnice Café
 
2:00 pm Guided Tour: Bálik and Douzou
Meeting place: Vodárenská věž / The Water Tower
Schola / Exhibition
Vodárenská věž, 4MAT
 
2:00 pm Madalena Matoso
Portuguese artist Madalena Matoso on how books are conceived and how they come about in one small publishing company that has greatly influenced the global contemporary publishing scene.
Schola
BaoDílna
 
2:30 pm Jan Tesař: Josef Serinek or Czech Gypsy Rhapsody
“The black partisan”- a warrior not mentioned in textbooks. Josef Serinek’s memories were recorded by Jan Tesař between 1963 and 1964. Forty years later, he returned to his manuscript to prepare it for publishing. A discussion over the book and over one of the great stories of Czechoslovak history with grandson of Josef Serinek, Zdeňek Serinek, and Ondřej Liška.
Off: Triáda / ExCzechoslovakia
Jednota
 
3:00 pm Slovobraz / Word Pictures
Words in pictures, pictures in words. Anna needed to open her alphabet book to discover her own world.
Played by Karolína Plachá and Daniela Grohová.
Off: not only for Children / Theatre
Střelnice Garden
 
3:30 pm Adèle de Boucherville Baissac and Olivier Douzou
About how the Le Rouergue publishing house came into being, the conception of its first book, and where the boundaries are between author, artistic editor and publisher. An encounter with one of the most interesting figures on the contemporary French scene.
Schola
BaoDílna
 
15:45 pm–16:00 pm Přemysl Bukovský: Punch & Judy Show
Classic hand puppet “Punch Comedy” with elements of violence and brutality for children of all ages.
Children / Theater
In front of Jednota
 
4:00 pm Two Updates from the Archive of Fine Art
Marie Blabolilová: Grafika / Graphic Works. A book of all the works of artist Marie Blabolilová (1948) containing more than nine hundred reproductions. Accompanied by the words of Jiří Hůla. Marie Molová: Sny / Dreams. At the start of the 70s, Marie Molová began recording her dreams and illustrating them with black and white linocuts in the visually dramatic environment of Kladno.
Off: Archiv výtvarného umění / Archive of Fine Art
Střelnice Café
 
4:00 pm Zimní bitva / Winter Battle (performance by children from 5:00 pm)
Come make a paper theater based on Jean-Claude Mourlevat’s book Zimní bitva (The Winter Battle) and with the help of the Kamishibai Theater, create and perform the tale of courage, love and friendship. A 60 minute workshop + 20 minute performance for children nine and up. Led by Edita Vaníčková Makosová.
Children / Reading workshop
Střelnice Hnízdo
 
4:30 pm Robert Svoboda
A meeting with the Budapest-based Czech Hungarianist on Hungarians in Czechoslovakia, translations from Hungarian literature and life among two languages.
Z očí do očí / ExCzechoslovakia
Jednota
 
5:15 pm–5:30 pm Přemysl Bukovský: Punch & Judy Show
Classic hand puppet “Punch Comedy” with elements of violence and brutality for children of all ages.
Children / Theater
Stánek
 
5:30 pm Štare kachně aka ŽAS
Songs of “brothers” taken from us by the 20 th Century.
Music
Střelnice Café
 
6:00 pm Kapitál – How To Cook Up a Newspaper
Themes socio-art monthly Kapitál has addressed during its first year of existence as revealed by Tomáš Hučko and František Malík, founders of the journal.
Off: Kapitál
Thir
 
6:30 pm Ilija Trojanow and Dušan D. Pařízek
A reading by the influential German author from her book Power and Resistance, followed by a discussion with the director of the novel’s theatrical adaptation, Dušan D. Pařízek.
Off: Akropolis
Jednota
 
7:00 pm–12:00 am Tabook Party at Cesta
TrafoSlam, Toshipajori (Tábor), Koonda Holaa, Absolute Never (FR)
Music
Cesta
 
7:30 pm Spermbankers
Concert
Music
U Lva

Sunday 30.9.2018

10:30 am–12:30 pm Guided Tour: The Exhibitions of Tabook
Meeting place: Stánek, Žižkově náměstí / Žižka Square
 
2:00 pm Days of Architecture: Tábor – In the Footsteps of the First Republic
A walk in the footsteps of “First Republic” era architecture with Karolína Koubová and Ondřej Chudý.
Meeting place: Náměstí TGM / TGM Square
 
3:00 pm Clarinet Factory
The clarinet factory is a group of four clarinetists who have been performing on the Czech and international music scenes for nearly a quarter century. They are known for their multi- genre projects fusing classical music with jazz, ethnic music, minimalism, electronica and more. The group also writes and performs its own work and has received awards at home and abroad.
Entrance: 100 CZK / 240 CZK / 290 CZK
Music
Střelnice
 
5:00 pm Days of Architecture: Tábor – The Showcase of a Young Republic
From the time of Mayor Václav Soumar (1930s), Tábor was a veritable showcase of the budding Czechoslovak Republic. An encounter with historian Lenka Vandrovcová and a showing of old photographs from that time.
Jednota