Jan Mocek works at the crossroads of theatre and visual art. His works invites spectators into an immersive enviroments offering interactivity and open interpretation. In 2010, he devised a physical theatre performance Tanz im Quadrat, awarded as the „Project of the Year“ at the ...příští vlna / next wave... festival. Since 2013 he has intensively explored urban public spaces, that became stages for his next productions. In this framework he created Play Underground (2014), an interactive site-specific videowalk located in a multistorey parking garage beneath the National Theatre in Prague.The Radiant Cities (2016-xx) is his long term artistic project consisting of several multimedia performances focused at the (post)socialistic prefab housing estates and utopian realities of past and today. His latest piece Shadow Meadow (2017) is inventing a theatrical space as a site-specific location.
Czech Republic (CZ)
Member of IN SITU since 2009
Four Days is the non-profit, non-governmental association which since 1996 has organized the international theatre festival 4+4 Days in Motion (4+4 dny v pohybu) and has also arranged number of unique international projects and cultural exchanges.
Four Days has organized 17 international theatre festivals, workshops with lectors from European countries, international site specific projects, co-production projects with other European organisations, seminars, membership in international associations and organisations, and consultation activities in the field of cultural management. The dramaturgy of which explores both the artist of dance and movement theatre and the artist of visual and kinetic art.
Since its inception, Four Days has numbered four people: producers Denisa Vaclavova, Marketa Cerna, production manager Nikola Böhmova and dramaturg Pavel Storek.