OBJECT:VAULT is an interview series where we try to find the answer to what poetry is and isn't. Do you think you know the answer? Get in touch with us!





Honza Dibitanzl (posted August 18, 2021)


We sat down with Honza Dibitanzl, a prolific figure in the Czech slam poetry scene and who was also part of our last event, Excuse me, Žižkov.



Zara Wildmoons (posted June 22, 2021)

We sat down with Prague-based photographer and performance artist Zara Wildmoons to talk about lightness and darkness.
See her work at her website.




Mary Palencar (posted June 4, 2021)


For OBJECT:VAULT Episode 8, we sat down with Mary Palencar at her exhibition, titled Tempura. Palencar is a Baltimore born, Prague based artist, and a frequent participant at OBJECT:PARADISE events.




Gordon @ žižkovšiška (posted March 10, 2021)


For OBJECT:VAULT Episode 7, we sat down with Gordon from žižkovšiška and discussed Žižkov culture, the spirit of the Sunday soup and the importance of building a community.





Johnathan Ledgard (posted Feb 24, 2021)


Two weeks ago we sat down with Johnathan Ledgard, a 2013 New York Times book of the year author, past correspondent for The Economist, and a novelist who is concerned with the relationship between nature and artificial intelligence.
He shared with us his thoughts on the relationship between hip hop & poetry, and how he experienced poetry as a traveling journalist.

You can purchase Johnathan's book Giraffe on Amazon: here







Mark Divo (posted Jan 20 2021)


Mark Divo is a Zurich-raised conceptual artist and curator of the Dada tradition who has developed innovative concepts with inhabiting abandoned spaces. Divo stood behind the most vibrant and influential squatting scenes of the past two decades in Switzerland and elsewhere; founder of the first group behind Berlin’s legendary alternative art hub Tacheles in the very early 1990s, squatting houses and creating temporary museums in Zurich or Copenhagen later on, painting large murals in Vienna, Košice or Prague, Mark was spreading the idea of solidary and non-commercial culture accessible to everyone. 

See more of his work at his website.






Adéla Hrdličková (posted Jan 5 2021)


Last week we caught up with Adéla Hrdličková on the yellow line and discussed poetry and poetic moments.






Michael Rowland (posted Dec 31 2020)


We sat down with Michael Rowland at Prague Art Fair and discussed paint and word. Check it out here in our third episode of OBJECT:VAULT.






Alibek Kazbekov (posted Dec 20 2020)


For episode two of OBJECT:VUALT, This week in we ran into a Žižkov poet in the potraviny, Alibek Kazbekov. Follow their work at @alibek.kazbekov







Jaromír Lelek (posted July 29 2020)


Our first episode of OBJECT:VAULT: "A John Donne sweater would be very--you would see a lot of patterns, a lot of argumentative, scholastic, theological patterns, but it would still be warm and and hot and cozy and human.." 



/ OBJECT:PARADISE IS THE INDUCTIVE SEDUCTION OF THE OBJECTIVE MOMENT / USE THE LANGUAGE THAT THE PERFORMER AND AUDIENCE CREATE IN THAT MOMENT / CONTEXT IS COTEXT / EVERYTHING IS PART OF THE PERFORMANCE / THE AUDIENCE IS THE POET / DETHRONE, THEN DEMOTE THE POET WHO CAME KNOWING / ELIMINATE THE EGO / DEPLATFORM THE STAGE / ORCHESTRATE THE CHAOS / LANGUAGE EXISTS ONLY IN A SINGLE MOMENT, THAT MOMENT /  DOWN WITH DENOTATION /  CELEBRATE THE PARTY THAT LANGUAGE IS / THE BEST WORDS IN THE BEST ORDER DOES NOT EXIST / LET ALL PLANS GO WRONG / DEMONETIZE LANGUAGE / EMBRACE MISCOMMUNICATION /  PROMOTE THE CONTEXT FOR THE SUBJECTIVE WORLD TO BE EXPERIENCED IN THE OBJECTIVE MOMENT