The American poet David Shapiro is the author of the poem “The Funeral of Jan Palach” which inspired John Hejduk’s monument. The text of the poem is part of the installation. David Shapiro was a friend of John Hejduk and was also acquainted with Václav Havel.
For more information about David Shapiro, see the poet’s profile at Poetry Foundation website.
See the event for the opening ceremony of the monument on Saturday at 15:00.
- Event start
- 16. 1. 2016 14:00
- Faculty of Arts, Jan Palach Square 2, Prague 1 (room no. 203)
- Organizing Institution
- Faculty of Arts
- Event type