Book Launch: Pictorial Atlas of a Girl Who Cut a Library into Pieces
Eva Koťátková and tranzit.cz cordially invite us to the launch of the book Pictorial Atlas of a Girl Who Cut a Library into Pieces* by Eva Koťátková, which takes place on Thursday, 31 March 2016, starting 7 pm, on Dittrichova 13, Prague 2 (in the old office of tranzitdisplay).
The launch will take the form of a continuous public autopsy of the book.
The book launch will inaugurate an unspecified period involving the transformation of tranzit.cz, the starting motto of which is “From institutional criticism to institutional therapy”. Eva Koťátková has accepted an invitation to participate in this therapy in 2016.
Eva Koťátková: Pictorial Atlas of a Girl Who Cut a Library into Pieces, English-Czech publication, editor: Vít Havránek, Eva Koťátková, graphic design: Adéla Svobodová, 703 pages, was published by tranzit.cz and JRP-Ringier in the series Artistic Publications as a two-volume edition along with the texts Eva Koťátková: Pictorial Atlas of a Girl Who Cut a Library into Pieces; Institutional, Operational and Organisational Rules and Regulations 1961–1989.
During the launch, the catalogue will be on sale for the special price of CZK 470. To mark the occasion of the book’s publication, a limited edition of artist’s multiples by Eva Koťátková was created for CZK 8,000 each. Anyone who buys a multiple will receive a catalogue free of charge.
The book was made possible thanks to the kind support of hunt kastner, Prague, and Meyer Riegger, Berlin / Karlsruhe.
The book was published with the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic.