Search

Idea by

Vojtěch Rada

http://www.vojtechrada.com

Prague, Czech Republic
Vojtěch Rada seems to create environments reflecting his extensive artistic education: he studied at the Department of Architecture (the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design; and the Academy of Fine Arts, both in Prague), the Department of Sculpture (the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design) and the Department of Game Design (Zurich University of the Arts), and he combines all the disciplines in his artistic practice.

The Crimson Clouds: Sequel


FINAL_FINAL | First dpr-barcelona Writing Grant

The Crimson Clouds: Sequel


FINAL_FINAL | First dpr-barcelona Writing Grant
Illustrated Novel, where the real blurs and fictional becomes more immersive.
File under
Type of project
  • New areas of operation

A novel takes place in the world, where the soviet satellite Sputnik comes back to earth, lands in the city of Prague and causes a havoc. A new structure is built beneath the vessel, dedicated to worshipers of the event. The city of Prague is in this fictional world slightly altered, where the important houses are replaced with their fictional counterparts.
The main story of this book is follows an architect, who lives and works in one of these fictional houses, called Archiduma, which is an institute for poor and unsuccessful architects. His assignment is to design an ideal place for writing a novels about architecture on one of free lots in Prague. This novel covers his first idealistic attempts and failures, transformed into a questioning of the institution he works in as well as the work he is supposed to do. He starts to question the boundaries of his reality and fiction, explores the worlds and possibilities, where the real blurs and fictional becomes more and more immersive.



Archiduma, fictional house in Prague, standing on a plot where now stands a famous house of printmaker Jan Štenc. This fictional counterpart is partly ispired by original house, but on the top of that adds a new, virtual layer. House main function is to support poor and unsuccessful architects.

The Sputnik, famous russian satellite lands on a place where in reality stands famous prague baroque church. In the book is replace by the Dome of Worshipers of Atom, who were formed because of this event.

The broader view on the city of Prague with Archiduma and The Dome of Worshipers of Atom.

Close-ups of the Archiduma and The Dome of Worshipers of Atom.

A experimental space also known as Vitreous Humour, standing just next to the Archiduma.

The Crimson Clouds: Sequel


FINAL_FINAL | First dpr-barcelona Writing Grant

The Crimson Clouds: Sequel


FINAL_FINAL | First dpr-barcelona Writing Grant
Illustrated Novel, where the real blurs and fictional becomes more immersive.
File under
Type of project
  • New areas of operation

A novel takes place in the world, where the soviet satellite Sputnik comes back to earth, lands in the city of Prague and causes a havoc. A new structure is built beneath the vessel, dedicated to worshipers of the event. The city of Prague is in this fictional world slightly altered, where the important houses are replaced with their fictional counterparts.
The main story of this book is follows an architect, who lives and works in one of these fictional houses, called Archiduma, which is an institute for poor and unsuccessful architects. His assignment is to design an ideal place for writing a novels about architecture on one of free lots in Prague. This novel covers his first idealistic attempts and failures, transformed into a questioning of the institution he works in as well as the work he is supposed to do. He starts to question the boundaries of his reality and fiction, explores the worlds and possibilities, where the real blurs and fictional becomes more and more immersive.



Archiduma, fictional house in Prague, standing on a plot where now stands a famous house of printmaker Jan Štenc. This fictional counterpart is partly ispired by original house, but on the top of that adds a new, virtual layer. House main function is to support poor and unsuccessful architects.

The Sputnik, famous russian satellite lands on a place where in reality stands famous prague baroque church. In the book is replace by the Dome of Worshipers of Atom, who were formed because of this event.

The broader view on the city of Prague with Archiduma and The Dome of Worshipers of Atom.

Close-ups of the Archiduma and The Dome of Worshipers of Atom.

A experimental space also known as Vitreous Humour, standing just next to the Archiduma.


Idea by

Vojtěch Rada
Prague
Czech Republic
Vojtěch Rada seems to create environments reflecting his extensive artistic education: he studied at the Department of Architecture (the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design; and the Academy of Fine Arts, both in Prague), the Department of Sculpture (the Academy of Arts, Architecture and Design) and the Department of Game Design (Zurich University of the Arts), and he combines all the disciplines in his artistic practice.