LUSTR
ILLUSTRATION FESTIVAL

8th year, 23.— 29. 9. 2021
Kampus Hybernská, Prague, Czech Republic

This year‘s largest domestic festival of illustration and comics returns to its home gallery on the Hybernská Campus. The exhibition program of this year‘s festival will have two main parts – the thematic exhibition Ruined dedicated to the past pandemic year and the non-thematic show Showcase of Young Talents. This year, the festival will bring foreign stars to the Czech Republic, such as the French artist Simon Ecary, the director of the Graphic Matters festival Dennis Elbers or the director of the Gran Salón Mexico Maru Aguzzi. From the Czech scene of illustration and comics, well-known artists such as Juliána Chomová, Lucie Lučanská, Přemysl Černý, Marek Rubec or Myokard will appear, as well as completely new faces.

23/9 from 6pm to 10pm will be an opening with music by Step by Step and Planeta Nova Djs.

Every other day the exhibitions will be open from 10am to 8pm.

The author of this year‘s visual style is Alexey Shahov, one of the winners of the last year‘s festival audience award. Animation by the best Vojta Kočí  from the SULC KOLEKTIV.

Program

RUINED (A)

Showcase illustration (E)

Showcase comics (D)

Gran Salón Mexico (D)

Sympozium ilustrace (D)

Plasticus Maritimus (D)

Cafe Hlína (C)

Childrens room (C)

Store PageFive (B)

Workshops (D1)

LUSTR talks (E)

ANIMATION 70 (E)

18:00 – 22:00

Opening of the festival and exhibition

Music by Step By Step a Planeta Nova Djs

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According to government regulations, the visitor must prove his infectivity at COVID-19 at the opening of the festival. Antigen tests will be available at the entrance.

10:00 – 20:00

Exhibitions LUSTR 8

10:00 – 12:00

Light animation workshop for children with Pavla Šnajdrová.

Thanks to the lightbox, it is possible to create an unusual spectacle from everyday objects with the help of colored foils, glasses, wires, threads, rice, plasticine or sand. It’s up to the participants how much they unleash their imagination and whether they focus on a purely visual show or make a short film with a story. During the workshop, it will be possible to get acquainted with the technique of lightboxing, try out its possibilities, but also take away your own film from it.

The workshop is organised by the Vzletná creative center.

Admission: 490 CZK

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11:00 – 11:30

ANIMATION 70 – For children # 1

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band For children # 1

Although there is more than ever an important warning among student films from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague that animation is not always just for children, the students of the animation studio do not forget about small audiences. During the entire existence of the studio, films based on fairy tales, legends and songs were created, but among student and graduate films we can find a number of those that also work with the original theme focused on children. At our exhibition, therefore, during children’s screenings, we focus not only on recent work, but always on some treasure a few decades old. And don’t worry, thanks to the variety of techniques, genres and styles, adults will definitely enjoy themselves.

Free admission

13:00 – 15:00

Calligraphy and watercolour for kids

Calligraphy and watercolour for children with Lucka Špatenková. Children will look into the secrets of lettering and watercolour. With the help of a special calligraphic marker, they will write a motivational poster, which they will decorate with Lucka in watercolours.

The workshop is organised by the Vzletná creative center.

Admission: 490 CZK

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17:00 – 18:30

Petr Polák: Newspaper Illustration Workshop

Petr Polák is fresh blood Czech newspaper illustration. He studies illustration at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design, at the same time he draws in newspapers and magazines, most of his work can be seen in Deník N. He also succeeds in promoting his elaborate, hand-made illustrations, which often have a fantastic and poetic character. A sympathetic illustrator originally from Olomouc will take the participants step by step through his complex visual world and talk, among other things, about how to preserve their own personality even in the demanding environment of newspaper illustration.

Suitable for participants over 15 years.

Admission: 450 CZK

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18:00 – 18:30
ANIMATION 70 – Freshly harvested

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band Freshly Harvested, where you will not find an older film than from 2019.

This is the newest and best that has been born in the studio lately. Thanks to its listeners, the studio still bears the label of a hatchery of strong artists. But they are not afraid to experiment and join forces in a combination of styles and techniques. This is the case, for example, with Patrik Trsk – Filip Tatýrek or Jakub Rozehnal – Jáchym Štulíř. In the band you will also find the work of the “business” youngest. The first year joined forces over the video clip Dream and thus used the knowledge gained during cartoon animation lessons with David Štumpf, who is also just beginning his career at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.

Free admission

19:00 – 20:30

ToyBox: Newspaper Illustration Workshop

Newspaper illustration is a beautiful and challenging craft. You work under time pressure, you must be able to quickly orient yourself in complex topics and, in addition, navigate unscathed through various layers of client approval. In all and other similar situations, the ToyBox illustrator is like a fish in water. Can work with narrow deadlines, explain why absolute reliability is important to an illustrator and how to prevent an illustration from failing. ToyBox has experience working for dozens of newspapers and magazines, currently drawing illustrations for Hospodářské noviny, for example.

Suitable for participants over 15 years.

Admission: 450 CZK

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10:00 – 20:00

Exhibitions LUSTR 8

10:00 – 13:00

Monotype with Přemysl Černý

The participants of the workshop will get in touch with the technique of monotype and collage and look under the cover of the work of an illustrator. The topic of the work will be the world of forests, myths, ghosts and all sorts of beings connected with the landscape of our Czech basin. ATTENTION –  bring an old T-shirt that can get dirty with printing ink!

Suitable for children from 7 to 15 years

Admission: 350 CZK

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11:00 – 11:30

ANIMATION 70 – For children # 1

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band For children # 1

Although there is more than ever an important warning among student films from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague that animation is not always just for children, the students of the animation studio do not forget about small audiences. During the entire existence of the studio, films based on fairy tales, legends and songs were created, but among student and graduate films we can find a number of those that also work with the original theme focused on children. At our exhibition, therefore, during children’s screenings, we focus not only on recent work, but always on some treasure a few decades old. And don’t worry, thanks to the variety of techniques, genres and styles, adults will definitely enjoy themselves.

Free admission

16:00 – 18:00

Artzin masterclass with Simon Ecary (ENGLISH)

The participants of the workshop will make their own little zin under the guidance of the French illustrator Simon Ecary. Simon likes to experiment with drawing according to templates that can untie your hands and inspire your playfulness. And he says: bring your favorite drawing tools!

The workshop will be in English.

Suitable for participants over 15 years

Admission: 450 CZK

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16:30 – 17:00

ANIMATION 70 – Freshly harvested

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band Freshly Harvested, where you will not find an older film than from 2019.

This is the newest and best that has been born in the studio lately. Thanks to its listeners, the studio still bears the label of a hatchery of strong artists. But they are not afraid to experiment and join forces in a combination of styles and techniques. This is the case, for example, with Patrik Trsk – Filip Tatýrek or Jakub Rozehnal – Jáchym Štulíř. In the band you will also find the work of the “business” youngest. The first year joined forces over the video clip Dream and thus used the knowledge gained during cartoon animation lessons with David Štumpf, who is also just beginning his career at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.

Free admission

18:00 – 20:00

LUSTR talks

Come and meet the work of selected illustrators of this year’s festival! What do they do, how do they think about drawing, what do they enjoy and inspire?

Lecture evenings, which are a unique opportunity to meet illustrators from the Czech Republic and abroad in person, get to know their work more deeply than through an instagram profile, in addition to the opportunity to ask anything that interests participants in their work.

The duo Seri / graph, Federico Lamas, Alexandra Buricová, Lily Bailie, Anastasia Stročkova, Marek Berger, Pavla Zábranská, Luogo Comune, Marco Quadri and Simon Ecary will perform.

Suitable for participants over 15 years

Free admission

10:00 – 20:00

Exhibitions LUSTR 8

10:00 – 18:00 (break 12:00 – 14:00)

Lithographic workshop

A unique opportunity to try out 200-year-old printing technology. Using greasy lithographic chalks or pencil, the participants draw their own original motif on the stone in the first part of the workshop. In the second part of the workshop, the printing of own lithographs will take place. This time they can try an unusual print from a lithographic stone on a T-shirt, all they have to do is bring their own.

The workshop is sponsored by the Vzletná creative center.

Suitable for participants over 15 years

Admission: 3290 CZK

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10:00 – 12:00

Animation workshop for children with Patricia Čmiková

With the help of geometric shapes, children create their own “magical” animals from colored papers, which they then move and winter in the environment of a magical forest. It will reveal the magic of animation and its possibilities of magical changes and failures. At the same time, in the form of a game, they talk to teacher Patricia about the basics and possibilities of animation and the importance of cooperation in a team. They will see the secrets of editing and try everything on their own short animation.

The workshop is sponsored by the Vzletná creative center.

Suitable for children.

Admission: 490 CZK

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12:30 – 13:00

ANIMATION 70 – For children # 1

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band For children # 1

Although there is more than ever an important warning among student films from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague that animation is not always just for children, the students of the animation studio do not forget about small audiences. During the entire existence of the studio, films based on fairy tales, legends and songs were created, but among student and graduate films we can find a number of those that also work with the original theme focused on children. At our exhibition, therefore, during children’s screenings, we focus not only on recent work, but always on some treasure a few decades old. And don’t worry, thanks to the variety of techniques, genres and styles, adults will definitely enjoy themselves.

Free admission

13:00 – 14:00

Some observations on art lessons and Plant Decomposition

Lecture on published scripts of the publishing house Bylo Nebylo “Few observations on art lessons”, which show the need to re-evaluate teaching in primary schools and at the same time represent one of the possible solutions. The author will acquaint the students with the prepared other parts of this publication. The lecture will be followed by a workshop on the author’s workbook Rozklad rostlin, which the workshop lecturer and author of both books, Hana Kováříková, created (not only) to practice reading skills.

The lecture and workshop are intended primarily for teachers and parents.

Admission: 400 CZK

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14:30 – 15:00
ANIMATION 70 – Freshly harvested

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band Freshly Harvested, where you will not find an older film than from 2019.

This is the newest and best that has been born in the studio lately. Thanks to its listeners, the studio still bears the label of a hatchery of strong artists. But they are not afraid to experiment and join forces in a combination of styles and techniques. This is the case, for example, with Patrik Trsk – Filip Tatýrek or Jakub Rozehnal – Jáchym Štulíř. In the band you will also find the work of the “business” youngest. The first year joined forces over the video clip Dream and thus used the knowledge gained during cartoon animation lessons with David Štumpf, who is also just beginning his career at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.

Free admission

15:30 – 17:00

LUSTR talks: Children’s books that do not shy away from difficult topics

What do books for children who are not afraid to deal with topics that will not pass in the pleasing mainstream look like? How to passively and casually pass on to children topics such as plastic waste in the seas or the death of a loved one? And how do such books illustrate to artists? Why does the elephant cry in Jakub Plachý’s new book and why does Tereza Šiklová’s Giant have to slow down? In addition to the mentioned illustrators, Jakub Bachorík and representatives of the Jakost and Cesta domů publishing houses will also perform.

Free admission

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17:00 – 18:00

LUSTR talks: Graphic Design Matters + Gran Salón Mexico (ENGLISH)

A lecture evening by LUSTR, this time with curators and directors of the world’s leading festivals of illustration and graphic design.

The Dutch scene and the Graphic Design Matters festival will be discussed by its director Dennis Elbers, the director of the Gran Salon Mexico will bring to Prague the most interesting of the Mexican illustration scene.

Suitable for participants over 15 years.

Free admission

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18:00 – 20:00

LUSTR talks (ENGLISH/CZECH)

Come and get acquainted with the work of selected illustrators of this year’s festival! What do they do, how do they think about drawing, what do they enjoy and inspire?

Lecture evenings, which are a unique opportunity to meet illustrators from the Czech Republic and abroad in person, get to know their work more deeply than through an instagram profile, in addition to the opportunity to ask anything that interests participants in their work.

The duo Seri / graph, Federico Lamas, Alexandra Buricová, Lily Bailie, Anastasia Stročkova, Marek Berger, Pavla Zábranská, Luogo Comune, Marco Quadri and Simon Ecary will perform.

Suitable for participants over 15 years

Free admission

10:00 – 20:00

Exhibitions LUSTR 8

10:00 – 16:00 (break 12:00 – 13:00)

Screen printing workshop with Juliana

Screen printing workshop led by illustrator Julia Chomová. Her studio, where the workshop will take place, is directly on the premises of the Hybernská Campus. First, the participants create an original screen-printed template under her guidance, and after a short pause, they throw themselves into the print itself. Own original one-color posters, canvases, T-shirts or anything else can be made in a single day.

The workshop is sponsored by the Vzletná creative center.

Suitable for participants over 15 years.

Admission: 2890 CZK

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12:00 – 12:30

ANIMATION 70 – For children # 1

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band For children # 1

Although there is more than ever an important warning among student films from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague that animation is not always just for children, the students of the animation studio do not forget about small audiences. During the entire existence of the studio, films based on fairy tales, legends and songs were created, but among student and graduate films we can find a number of those that also work with the original theme focused on children. At our exhibition, therefore, during children’s screenings, we focus not only on recent work, but always on some treasure a few decades old. And don’t worry, thanks to the variety of techniques, genres and styles, adults will definitely enjoy themselves.

Free admission

16:00 – 17:00

Dana Lédl: Illustrated book cover in the Czech Republic and abroad

Illustrator Dana Lédl has countless illustrated envelopes to her credit. From the Czech Republic, she collaborates with American publishers, her strong point being the covers of “young adult” prose. How did she draw attention to herself as an illustrator? What does she think works on the cover? In his workshop he will compare experiences from the Czech Republic and abroad. In another of the Czechillustrators workshops, visitors have a unique opportunity to meet and ask professionals in the field.

Suitable for participants over 15 years.

Admission: 450 CZK

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17:30 – 20:30

Creating a paper lantern with Jasna

The participants of the workshop, under the guidance of lecturers Michaela and Monika Doležalová, will make their own printers and with their help the author’s decor on Munken graphic paper. The workshop is open to ideas and experiments with printing technology! After a short pause, when the prints dry, they will fold a bell lantern from the papers. The lecturers will help to hang the lantern on trial and explain how to install it at home.

Jasna store

The workshop is intended for adults.

Admission: 590 CZK (price includes a lantern that you take home)

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18:00 – 18:30
ANIMATION 70 – Freshly harvested

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band Freshly Harvested, where you will not find an older film than from 2019.

This is the newest and best that has been born in the studio lately. Thanks to its listeners, the studio still bears the label of a hatchery of strong artists. But they are not afraid to experiment and join forces in a combination of styles and techniques. This is the case, for example, with Patrik Trsk – Filip Tatýrek or Jakub Rozehnal – Jáchym Štulíř. In the band you will also find the work of the “business” youngest. The first year joined forces over the video clip Dream and thus used the knowledge gained during cartoon animation lessons with David Štumpf, who is also just beginning his career at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.

Free admission

10:00 – 20:00

Exhibitions LUSTR 8

10:00 – 12:00

Spraying with stencils with Juliana

Participants will create multicolored illustrations with the help of hand-made templates and sprays under the guidance of illustrator Juliána Chomová. You design the templates yourselves, cut them out of cardboard and then all that remains is to choose the right color combination. You will try everything on the poster and if you want, you will take the original canvas, which is included in the price of the workshop. And if you want, you can bring your own t-shirt to print in, for example.

The workshop is organised by the Vzletná creative center.

Admission: 590 CZK

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11:00 – 11:30

ANIMATION 70 – For children # 1

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band For children # 1

Although there is more than ever an important warning among student films from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague that animation is not always just for children, the students of the animation studio do not forget about small audiences. During the entire existence of the studio, films based on fairy tales, legends and songs were created, but among student and graduate films we can find a number of those that also work with the original theme focused on children. At our exhibition, therefore, during children’s screenings, we focus not only on recent work, but always on some treasure a few decades old. And don’t worry, thanks to the variety of techniques, genres and styles, adults will definitely enjoy themselves.

Free admission

13:00 – 15:00

Interactive Pop-up with Hanna

Pop-Up is a paper work technique in which spatially moving objects are created by cutting, sawing and bending. During the studio, participants will learn to make simple pop-up elements, jigsaw puzzles or they can create interactive pop-ups according to their own idea under the expert guidance of an experienced lecturer. The workshop is led by illustrator and book artist Anya Kovtun.

The workshop is organized by the Vzletná creative center.

The workshop is intended for adults and children from 8 years of age.

Admission: 490 CZK

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15:00 – 17:00

Animated flipbook with Anna Mastníková

The tricks that can be used to move the illustrations will be revealed by Anna Mastníková. One thing is enough for the figures to move, the clouds in the sky to float and the flowers to bloom live – a flipbook. Participants record their short stories in the form of a drawing in a paper pad on individual pages, which become a story when moved with their fingers.

The workshop is organised by the Vzletná creative center.

The workshop is intended for children.

Admission: 490 CZK

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15:30 – 17:30

Arabic gum and airbrush

The creative epicenter Vzletná and the LUSTR festival invite visitors to try out an unusual technique of chemical printing with the help of gum arabic. The participants thus have a unique opportunity to try out a new way of creating, which they then very easily implement even at home. The use of gum arabic guarantees an unexpected result of the author’s artwork every time.

The workshop is organised by the Vzletná creative center.

The workshop is intended for adults.

Admission: 590 CZK

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18:00 – 19:00

Animated gifs with Anna Mastníková

Cartoon animation is one of the oldest animation techniques and requires only a pencil and a head full of ideas. The participant can create his short animated loop on the light boxes, which will then be captured and the result will be sent to him by e-mail.

The workshop is organised by the Vzletná creative center.

The workshop is intended for adults.

Admission: 490 CZK

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18:00 – 18:30
ANIMATION 70 – Freshly harvested

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band Freshly Harvested, where you will not find an older film than from 2019.

This is the newest and best that has been born in the studio lately. Thanks to its listeners, the studio still bears the label of a hatchery of strong artists. But they are not afraid to experiment and join forces in a combination of styles and techniques. This is the case, for example, with Patrik Trsk – Filip Tatýrek or Jakub Rozehnal – Jáchym Štulíř. In the band you will also find the work of the “business” youngest. The first year joined forces over the video clip Dream and thus used the knowledge gained during cartoon animation lessons with David Štumpf, who is also just beginning his career at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.

Free admission

19:00 – 20:15

Live author’s reading of new comics “Jarmil in India” by Marek Rubec and environmental fable “Mushroom” by Markéta Skalková.

Marek Rubec studied animation at Tomas Bata University in Zlín. He focuses mainly on the creation of comics, illustrations, but also animated films. He has published his works in various anthologies, magazines and periodicals in the Czech Republic, eg in Labyrint revue, Art + Antiques, AARGH! U, Hospodářské noviny and abroad, eg in the Slovenian anthology Stripburger. He was the first Czech to create an annual image for Google. With his comic Refugees, he won the Frame Commission of Commissions in Prague and also won the Muriel Award for 2018 for Best Short Comic. In the same year, he also published his first novel _Jarmil with an emblematic monkey in the London publishing house Centrala. In June 2021, he published the second part of a graphic novel with the monkey hero Jarmil in India.

Markéta Skalková graduated from the Graphic Design Studio 2 at the Faculty of Art and Design in Ústí nad Labem. She is part of the art group Čiči – Surimi – Supermarket, she focuses mainly on drawing and its overlaps with the event and installation and author’s tattoo. As part of a live comic book reading at LUSTR, she will present her newly defended bachelor’s thesis Houba, an environmental fable with a number of unfortunate alternative endings.

Free admission

10:00 – 20:00

Exhibitions LUSTR 8

11:00 – 11:30

ANIMATION 70 – For children # 1

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band For children # 1

Although there is more than ever an important warning among student films from the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague that animation is not always just for children, the students of the animation studio do not forget about small audiences. During the entire existence of the studio, films based on fairy tales, legends and songs were created, but among student and graduate films we can find a number of those that also work with the original theme focused on children. At our exhibition, therefore, during children’s screenings, we focus not only on recent work, but always on some treasure a few decades old. And don’t worry, thanks to the variety of techniques, genres and styles, adults will definitely enjoy themselves.

Free admission

18:00 – 18:30
ANIMATION 70 – Freshly harvested

The animation studio at the Prague Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design celebrates 70 years! You can visit the film exhibition in the UM Gallery until October 10, but we also offer a tasting here at the festival. We present the band Freshly Harvested, where you will not find an older film than from 2019.

This is the newest and best that has been born in the studio lately. Thanks to its listeners, the studio still bears the label of a hatchery of strong artists. But they are not afraid to experiment and join forces in a combination of styles and techniques. This is the case, for example, with Patrik Trsk – Filip Tatýrek or Jakub Rozehnal – Jáchym Štulíř. In the band you will also find the work of the “business” youngest. The first year joined forces over the video clip Dream and thus used the knowledge gained during cartoon animation lessons with David Štumpf, who is also just beginning his career at the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design in Prague.

Free admission

19:00

Announcement of the LUSTR Audience Award and dernisage

The traditional announcement of the audience awards of the festival will take place in the courtyard of the Hybernská Campus. Come and listen to whose work you liked the most this year and what manuscript will set trends next year and have a drink with us.

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