Regional Forum of Young Performing and Visual Artists

28 Gennaio 2019 NewsProjectsTbilisi Biennial of Scenography

Accompanying Event of Tbilisi Biennale of Stage Design

The Regional Forum of Young Performing and Visual Artists included two lecture-master classes and two round table discussions led by international experts.

During the round table, the participants from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Ukraine and Russia were able to share their experiences and brainstorm on the problems that are similar all over the region, and discuss the opportunities of the large-scale international projects and events.

Participants from Azerbaijan, Armenia, Georgia, Ukraine and Russia held mini-presentations on the specific issues of contemporary art, stage design and production.

Participants of Regional Forum of Young Performing and Visual Artists

Armenia
Alina Alexsanyan – Scenographer
Nelly Barsegyan ...

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Tbilisi Biennale of Stage Design 2018

28 Gennaio 2019 NewsProjectsTbilisi Biennial of Scenography

Tbilisi Biennale of Stage Design was initiated by the Valerian Gunia Union of Young Theatre Artists – the OISTAT National Center of Georgia in 2016.

The Biennale aims to build conditions for professional development of young stage designers and for intercultural dialogue.

The Biennale is a unique platform created for young scenographers and enabling them to present themselves and their projects; to review and assess the process ongoing in this field of art, to share their creative ideas, to arrange professional discussions, to plan and develop joint projects.

Tbilisi Biennale included an international exhibition and the educational program Masters’ Lab.

Regional Forum of Young Performing and Visual Artists was an associated event held within the framework of the Biennale.

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Tbilisi Biennale of Stage Design 2018 – Press Release

7 Ottobre 2018 NewsProjectsTbilisi Biennial of Scenography

On 11-18 October 2018, the Second Edition of Tbilisi Biennale of Stage Design will be held by Valerian Gunia Union of Young Theatre Artists – the OISTAT National Centre of Georgia.

Georgia will host young scenographers and artists from Canada, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Russia and Hungary. The Biennale consists of two main parts: International Exhibition and Masters’ Lab.

Two Georgian expositions will be presented at the International Exhibition – a Youth Pavilion and Gogi Meskhishvili’s School of Design.

Within the framework of Masters’ Lab, the Biennale’s educational programme, international experts will deliver lectures and master classes in the fields of scenography, curating, sound and light design in post-dramatic theatre, video and multimedia art and visual engineering...

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General Information on Tbilisi Biennale of Stage Design

3 Dicembre 2017 NewsProjectsTbilisi Biennial of Scenography

tbilisi biennaleThe Tbilisi International Biennale of Stage Design was initiated by the  Valerian Gunia Union of Young Theatre Artists – the OISTAT National Center of Georgia,  in 2016.
The Biennale aims to create conditions for professional development of young stage designers  and for intercultural dialogue.
The Biennale is a unique platform which is designed for young scenographers  to present themselves  and their implemented  projects; to review and assess the process ongoing in this art, to share their creative ideas, to arrange professional discussions, planning and development of joint projects.
The Tbilisi Biennale includes: exhibition and review of works of participants; roundtables, mini-presentations on the specific problems of contemporary art, stage design and production as well as t...

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General Vision of Tbilisi Biennale of Stage Design

3 Dicembre 2017 NewsProjectsTbilisi Biennial of Scenography

tbilisi biennaleThe development of scenographic thinking which corresponds to the transformation of theater is the ability to be contemporary, unique but also sincere in being oneself, understandable, in finding timeless themes and images for artistic approach…
The new cultural context – the opening of borders, freedom of mobility on the one hand, and the struggle for preserving unique and individual self-expression on the other forms a new approach. Namely:
•    Modernizing the idea of borders (real and imaginary, moving, changing);
•    Understanding how these borders affect the space (free and occupied, internal and external, personal and collective);
•    Searching for new ways of expressing one’s identity in the context of contrasting the constantly changing local and global – in the wo...

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Project – Tbilisi Biennial of Scenography

11 Agosto 2016 NewsProjectsTbilisi Biennial of Scenography

Project goals:
• Integration into the European cultural space through the establishment of an international event – the Tbilisi Biennial of Scenography and regional development of OISTAT’s international professional network;
Objectives:
1. Promotion of the development of the modern art space in the Caucasus by conducting the interdisciplinary international forum “Tbilisi Biennial of Scenography” and founding a new professional festival in the international cultural festival map.
2. Development and expansion of the OISTAT’s international professional network and formation of the Black Sea scenography curators network for the entrenchment of the European qualification, quality and values in the region. Modern theater transformation research...

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Diverse Georgia – Civil Society Platform for Cultural Diversity

8 Agosto 2016 News

“Diverse Georgia – Civil Society Platform for Cultural Diversity. Elaboration of a Package of the Non-Governmental Sector Recommendations Concerning the Implementation of the Convention for the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Expressions”
2015

www.culturaldiversitygeorgia.com
Project is realized in the frames of the PARTICIPATION PROGRAMME, UNESCO

Project Goal:
Promotion of creative work and diversity of cultural expressions through raising awareness of the civil society and institutional development in the cultural sphere (in line with the Major Programme IV, Strategic Objective 8; Main Line of Action 2).

Project Objectives:
Conducting preparatory work for the implementation of the 2005 Paris Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Exp...

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Artist Talk “Woman’s Voice”

8 Agosto 2016 News

Artist Talk “Woman’s Voice”
18.09.2015

On September 18, in Tbilisi at the Europe House the presentation of the audio-video work – a part of Valerian Gunia Union of Young Theatre Artists (YTA UNION) project “Woman’s Voice” took place. The video art was created for the national pavilion of Georgia at the Prague International Quadrennial PQ15.
The presentation was performed in the form of Artist Talk where the authors – video artist Tatia Skhirtladze and composer Mariana Charkviani took part.
Partner organization –  Europe House Georgia

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Georgian National Pavilion at PQ15

8 Agosto 2016 NewsProjects

18-29.06.2015
Woman’s Voice – Georgian National Pavilion at PQ15
/ Georgian scenography at the Prague International Quadrennial/
Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia.
On June 18- 29, 2015 at PQ15 Georgia came out in the main Countries and Regions Section with the national pavilion “Woman’s Voice”.
The subject was selected based on the analysis within the framework of “Reality and Dream” /2013-2014/. The survey has revealed that in the last decade, the share of women in Georgian scenography has radically increased. The quantitative advantage of women has somehow generated new processes in this sphere and we believed it should be demonstrated at the international scenography forum...

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Prague International Quadrennial Preparatory Work

8 Agosto 2016 News

2014
Prague International Quadrennial Preparatory Work
Symposium Spatial Curation
April 2-4, 2014 in Prague- Arts and Theatre Institute, Prague, Czech Republic
The artistic concept of the 2015 Prague Quadrennial PQ15 consists of three topics – music, politics, nature/weather. It offered the curators for national pavilions the different spaces in the center of Prague and extensive opportunities for experiments.
On April 2-4, 2014, in the context of the preparatory work of PQ15 Secretariat there was organized the curators symposium in Prague /Symposium Spatial Curation/April 2-4, 2014 in Prague/Arts and Theatre Institute, Prague, Czech Republic/.
In frames of the symposium the curators had an opportunity to get acquainted with the different spaces, where it was planned to conduct PQ15.
The M...

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