Prague Quadrennial 2007

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The catalogue of the 11th Prague Quadrennial (2007) –  International Competitive Exhibition of Scenography and Theatre Architecture

June 14 – 24, 2007

Výstaviště Prague, Alfred ve dvoře Theatre, NoD/Roxy, Archa Theatre, Ecotechnical Museum, Streets of Prague city centre, Prague Theatres


  • Organized by Ministry of Culture of Czech Republic
  • Realized by Arts Institute – Theatre Institute
  • Director: Ondřej Černý
  • General Commissioner: Arnold Aronson
  • Under auspices of the President of the Czech Republic, Mr. Václav Klaus and Mayor of City of Prague, Mr. Pavel Bém
  • The prestigious UNESCO Prize for the Promotion of the Arts – Performing Arts Section was awarded during the PQ 07

Exhibition (Industrial Palace, Krizik Pavilon E)

  • 3 competitive sections – Section of National Exhibitions, Sections of Architecture and Technology and Student Section – Scenofest
  • 51 exhibiting countries
  • More than 550 exhibiting artists
  • More than 58 exhibiting schools
  • The PQ Golden Triga grand prize was awarded to Russia

Scenofest (Central Hall of Industrial Palace, Alfred ve dvore Theatre, NoD/Roxy, Ecotechnical Museum)

  • Co-production of PQ and OISTAT
  • Project of cooperation between young and prominent artists from all around the world
  • Thematic exhibitions, digital exhibitions, performance, critiques, lectures and presentations of prominent artists from all areas of contemporary theatre design
  • Almost 90 workshops with 1100 participating students from all around the world

Live Program (Industrial Palace, streets in the Prague city centre, Prague theatres)

  • Almost 500 live events
  • Special performances throughout the centre of Prague
  • Installations, performances, fashion shows, launches of new theatre literature
  • Lectures, discussions, workshops, conferences, accompanying exhibitions etc.
  • Prague Theatre Festival – showcase of 35 performances in Prague theatres

PQ for Children

  • Long-term project for schools which began prior to the exhibition – 1200 children from 36 schools from all over the Czech Republic
  • Program in the exhibition – adventurous journey through the PQ
  • More than 3500 children attended the program
  • Record-breaking attendance: 34 683 visitors
  • 17 342 visitors of the exhibition
  • 5 091 registered theatre professionals and students from 70 countries (56 % from Europe,  28% from overseas and 16% from Czech Republic)
  • 12 250 spectators during the performances in the city centre


  • More than 10 000 photos of the exhibition and program
  • More than 70 hours of video material
  • Electronic version of the catalogue with completed photographic documentation and Index on the PQ website


  • 147 registered foreign journalists from 38 countries and 140 Czech journalists
  •  Czech media monitoring (to Sept 07): 15 TV and radio reports, 126 published articles and 75 internet articles
  • Foreign media monitoring (to Sept 07): 180 media feature articles and reviews
  • Number of hits on the PQ website’s (Jan – Sept 07): 250 000 unique visitors
SKU 00003
Weight 1.664 kg
Product language English
Pages 357
Illustrations colored illustrations
Size 210 x 270 mm
ISBN 9788070082126
Medium Books
Funded by
Beauftragte der Bundesregierung für Kultur und Medien
Neustart Kultur
Börsenverein des deutschen Buchhandels

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