For the fourth time Normal Festival presents the life stories and artwork of people with learning disabilities who find many of life’s tasks difficult and who were probably not able to succeed in school.
Roll down the zip of your overalls, undo your top button, get out of those tight shoes, throw off your shirt and beret and sit yourself down next to gear wheels and a band saw, which are the work clothes for this year’s Normal Festival. Soon you’ll get it that art is work and work is art.
Film lovers can look forward to quality feature, animated and documentary films, including A Lure From Meadows (Die Heide ruft) the bold and, from a Czech point of view, controversial German documentary about sexual identity, which will be presented by its authors and protagonists. There is also an evening dedicated to Australian Adam Elliot. His Harvie Krumpet won the Oscar for best animated short film in 2003, and his full length feature, Mary and Max, is hitting Czech cinemas this year. Music lovers are catered for this year at
Come and do a stock check of your own assumptions about people you might not expect much from.
The Inventura festival team.