Dani Modrej: Fences through Playful Glances

August 20th, 22nd and 23rd, collective walk to observe the results of the workshop on Wednesday, August 24th at 7 pm, starting point in park Tabor by the fountain

The city is turning into an increasingly complex and difficult-to-control mechanism as we speak. This process of growing complexity is accompanied by a corresponding increase in the regulation level. One year after another we see more and more fences, restraint poles, flower troughs and crossing barriers set up in our environment. Such practices tend to close the space down rather than keep it open.

To borrow the words of Witold Gombrowicz’s hero from his book Cosmos: »When one does not have what he wishes for, one must learn to live with what he has.« Starting from here, why wouldn’t we wish for limits in space, accept them and play with them? They could quite easily offer unlimited source of pleasure.
The workshop will guide us through various forms of »barriers« in Tabor district and help us in our effort to create new spaces of play in the local quarter.


20. 08. 2011


Park Tabor