Artisterium: Annual International Art Exhibition
03 November, 2011

ARTISTERIUM is a Tbilisi-based annual International Contemporary Art Exhibition and Art Events organized by the Artisterium Association. The event was founded and first held in 2008. International and local exhibition projects, panel discussions, educational and cultural programs take place at different venues.

The main supporter of the event is the Ministry of Culture and Monuments’ Protection of Georgia. This time main sponsor of the project is US embassy.

The theme chosen for Artisterium 2011 is “Free Fall”. With no distinct point of

reference, it is impossible to determine a clear direction, or even if a fall might in fact be a rise. In Artisterium 2011 participant artists are offered a chance of unrestricted movement in space, time, free from any emotional or intellectual directives. The artists are free to choose any subject, medium, social or philosophical position. Art exhibition has officially started on October 31 and will last till November 12.

November 2, Wednesday

17:00 - G. Leonidze State Museum of Georgian Literature,

Gallery “41 Degree”, 8 Chanturia Str.

• Junichiro Ishii, Masaru Iwai, Japan

19:00 Center of Contemporary Art – Tbilisi, 10 D. Abashidze Str.

• Franziska Koch, Frances Belser, Switzerland

November 3, Thursday

17:00 Tbilisi State Academy of Art, 22 Griboedovi str.

• Antonia Dewhurst, Lois Williams, Wales, Great Britain

19:00 - G. Leonidze State Museum of Georgian Literature

Second floor, 8 Chanturia Str.

• Contemporary art from Turkey

November 4, Friday

18:00 - Tbilisi History Museum, Karvasla building.  8 Sioni Str.

• “Free Fall II” international contemporary art exhibition

•  18:30 - Art group “Stigmat”, “De-formation”, performance, Georgia

November 5, Saturday

17:00 - G. Leonidze State Museum of Georgian Literature

Auditorium, 8 Chanturia Str.

• “The Genuine Georgian Chicken Egg”

Sophie Hofer, Mariann Oppliger, Bessa Kartlelishvili

performance, Switzerland/Georgia

November 6, Sunday

17:00 - Georgian State Museum of Theater, Music, Film and

Choreography. 6 Kargareteli Str.

• Karlo Kacharava, Georgia

19:00 - Gallery “New Art”, 14 Silamazis lane, Betlhemi District

• Nino Lomadze, Georgia

November 8, Tuesday

17:00 - Olivier de Sagazan, “Transfiguration”, performance, France

Tbilisi History Museum, 8 Sioni Str. Karvasla building

19:00 - Gala Gallery, 27 Athoneli Str.

• Oleg Timchenko, “Glossy”, Georgia

Parallel project

November 12, Saturday

16:00 - Alexandre Chavchavadze Museum, Tsinandali

• Konstantin Mindadze, “Intoxications and Inspirational Errors, Volume I”

• After party

 

 

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