• Trenčín 2026

The gallery hosts an exhibition that combines inclusion and the pandemic of double experiences

"Part of the problem with pandemics is that we try to compensate for things that we can weigh, measure, and count, but no one compensates us for lost experiences," says world-renowned Czech artist Kateřina Šedá. For Trenčín, she invented the Saturday on Sunday project, which tries to compensate people for missed experiences in 2020 by giving them to them in 2021.

Trenčín residents could design the experiences themselves. The combination of inclusion and the pandemic of experiences also for children with special needs was invented by Trenčín resident Diana Gerbocová, director of the KRTKO Education Centre and cultural ambassador for people with disabilities. In addition to double canister therapy, she wanted to enable them to be real artists while painting pictures and creating art.

"Part of the problem with the pandemic is that we try to compensate for things we can weigh, measure, count, but no one compensates us for the missed experiences. It takes away their opportunity to progress, develop and manage their disability," she explains. "Every experience is important to them and the special ones are not just a double but a multiple joy."

Therefore, in August, the Centre was able to afford to do what could not be done during the school year. Children came to KRTKO with their parents but also with their siblings. Parents, children, and also teachers from the United Boarding School in Trenčín and the Private Kinde