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Exhibition

The city of K. Kafka and Prague

After James Joyce's Dublin (1995) and The Lisbons of Pessoa (1997), The City of K. Kafka and Prague. Although Prague is never explicitly present in Kafka's work, they form an inseparable pair. Prague acts on Kafka with all its metaphorical power; it confines him to an existential space, forcing him into a spatial stranglehold, perversely dosing out its secrets. Prague generates the myth, the dark magic, provides a splendid backdrop, but it abhors clarity. The city of K. Kafka and Prague allows us to see through the writer's eyes, joining him on his descent into the depths of his city, adapting ourselves to his sensorial range and cognitive register.

Curators: Juan Insua

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