The number 13 is considered by many to be unlucky – there are hotels that don’t mark rooms or elevator buttons with it, in the Tarot it represents death, it inspires horror creators,
Friday the 13 th is even more disturbing than Blue Monday. However, in some cultures this numeral brings good luck…

The festival of experimental audio-visual arts Hradby samoty [Walls of Solitude] will be held for the thirteenth time this year, from July 4 to 6, 2024 in an old castle of the small
town Jablonica, located in the western part of Slovakia. It will include a contemporary art exhibition focused on the thirteen and its symbolism in history, religion, science, art, culture
and pop culture. In a broader context, we also want to look at various phobias, superstitions, conspiracies, mysticism or different forms of happiness/luck and
unhappiness/bad luck.