Fest i Nova 2010
07 October, 2010
Fest i Nova 2010

From September 30 till October 13, Art Villa Garikula hosts second International Festival of Contemporary Art in honor of Zdanevich Brothers - Fest i Nova 2010.

Fest i Nova 2010’s objective is to establish an international platform for art where artists from Georgia and abroad can exchange innovative ideas and cooperate.
Festival takes place at Art Villa Garikula – first regional contemporary art center in Georgia, which is located in the 19th century historical monument, so called Bolgarski Palace situated in

village Garikula, Kaspi District (Shida Kartli).
This year Fest i Nova has different participants from Georgia, Ukraine, Norway, Holland, Germany, Austria, France, USA, Armenia, Lithuania and Azerbaijan. Artists are presenting individual works of art as well as joint international projects. Art works presented at the festival range from photos, photo collages to films, 3D films, paintings, graphic art, compositions, multimedia art, sculptures, poetry, conceptual art, installations, art objects, performances, etc.
Festival also hosts young artists within the framework of its program “Young Georgian Artists”. Artists’ talks, workshops, lectures and master classes for Georgian students, as well as an educational program for youth and IDP children from Shida Kartli Region are conducted during the festival.

October 4-5
18:00-20:00 - Photo exhibition and performance “Freezelight” by Anton Balanchivadze (Georgia) and Anton Sokolov (Russia); Concert of electronic music – David Badridze (Georgia)

October 6
17:00-18:00 - Presentation of Project “Aket-Ikit Batumi” by Jean Dupuy (France) and Guela Tsouladze (France); Tasting of Georgian Wine in the 19th c. Bolgarski  Palace Wine Cellar

October 7-9
14:00-20:00 - American Pavilion (two-part exhibition-presentation). The Society for the Diffusion of Useful Information (USA) presents Exhibition (prints on fabric, architectural model, 3D photo, video) and 3D film screening followed by concert. Authors of the project: Nanuka Tchitchua and Wade Ivy - Tasting of Georgian wine in “Bolgarski  Palace Wine Cellar”

October 8
14:00-18:00 - Visit 3rd Tbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition and Art Events “Artisterium” at Art Villa Garikula
October 9
16:00 - Opening of photo exhibition of ProCredit Bank’s project ProArt;
Cocktail

October 10
12:00-19:00 - Conceptual show (art objects, installations, digital media mix, photo collage) – ‘Thinking about Paradise’.  Author of the project: Khatuna Mzarelua (Georgia)
- Meeting with the artists in Garikula Cafe

October 11
17:00-20:00 - Presenting Shida Kartli artists and youth at Fest i Nova 2010;
Concert of youth Rock Band “Lost in Time” from Kaspi
International Festival of Contemporary Art Fest i Nova 2010
www.FestiNova.com Hosted by Art Villa GARIKULA

October 12th
18:00-20:00 - Screening of Film Willow - by Elena Hall (Ukraine)
- Screening of films by Jaap De Ruig (The Netherlands)
October 13th - Liquid Art 2010 – International Art Project.
Curator – Gogi Totibadze (Russia)
- Closing of the festival – Conference on “Development Strategies of Art Villa Garikula”

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