Tuesday, March 25, 2008

International Experimental Engraving Biennial - 3rd edition

Bienala Internationala de Gravura Experimentala

Euro CulturART Association and Brancovan Palaces Cultural Center are inviting you to the opening of the 3rd International Experimental Engraving Biennial, Saturday, 29 March 2008, at 4:00 PM, at the Brancovan Palaces Cultural Center, Mogosoaia.

A press conference will be held before the opening, at 3:00 PM.

The jury of the Biennial:

Liviana Dan - art critic, curator, Brukenthal Museum, Sibiu, România, chairman of the jury;

Ignas Kazakevicius - art critic, curator, chairman of the NOW ART NOW FUTURE Biennial, Lithuania;

Leszek Czajka - artist, artistic director of WizyTUjaca GALERIA, Varşovia, Poland;

Alexandru Jakabhazi - drawer, Timişoara, România;

Ciprian Chirileanu - drawer, chairman of the Small Engraving International Biennial - Graphium, Timişoara, România.

Between 19-20 January 2008, the jury had selected 72 artists from 28 countries, from a total of 173 artists / 40 countries.

Biennial Prize:
MIGUEL ANGEL PADILLA GÓMEZ (Mexic) - "Siete de un golpe", 7 ready-made print on canvas, 60x20 cm each, 2006

Jury Special Prize:
INES MATIJEVIC (Croatia) - "Musical boxes", installation, digital print (100x70 cm each) and video performance, 2005

Young Artist Prize:
AGNIESZKA CHOLEWINSKA (Poland) - linocut with light intervention, 100x180 cm, 2007

JOSÉ ENRIQUE PORRAS GÓMEZ (Mexic) - "Beehive" and "Mexican mind", woodcut and needle on bowling ball, video performance, 2007
MAGDALENA UCHMAN (Poland) - "The gift", mixt technique, 3 carton boxes, 30x40x30 cm, 18x33x18 cm, 14x19x14 cm, 2007
ANATOLY FEDIRKO (Ukraina) - "The children of Prof. Joseph Beuys", mixt technique, installation, variable dimensions, 2007

Biennial Events:

Main event of International Experimental Engraving Biennial, 3rd edition

Personal exhibition – Lisandru Neamţu (România), winner of the International Experimental Engraving Biennial, 2nd edition

Personal exhibition – Kohsei (Japan), winner of the Jury Special Prize, International Experimental Engraving Biennial, 2nd edition

Romanian Experimental Engraving exhibition - group exhibition

Action / Performance / Installation – Ion Tiţoiu (România)

The Biennial will be presented also in a printed / digital catalogue, distributed to selected artists, libraries, universities, international and local cultural institutes.

For any other info, please visit the official web page of the Biennial: www.experimentalproject.ro