Project goals:Read More
• 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;
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...
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”
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).
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Conducting preparatory work for the implementation of the 2005 Paris Convention on the Protection and Promotion of the Diversity of Cultural Exp...
8 agosto 2016 News
Artist Talk “Woman’s Voice”
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
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...
8 agosto 2016 News
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.
Project “Dream and Reality”
“Dream and Reality” embodied the projects implemented by young Georgian stage designers and their experimental searches in the context of the Prague International Quadrennial. ”
Partners: YTA UNION-Georgia, South Caucasus Contemporary Dance & Experimental Art Festival in Tbilisi – Georgia, Europe House
Project is realized in the frames of the “Regional Art and Culture Program in the South Caucasus” with financial support of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Project partner and co-organizer is the South Caucasus Contemporary Dance & Experimental Art Festival in Tbilisi.
Project partner – the Europe House
Project implementation period: September 15, 2013 – January 15, 2014
The aims of the project:
• Promotion of the conte...
Prague International Quadrennial Preparatory Activities
5-15.09, 2013. – WORLD STAGE DESIGN 2013, OISTAT World Congress, Cardiff, UK.
In 2013 Valeian Gunia Union of Young Theatre Artists (YTA UNION) became a full member of OISTAT.
On September 5-15, 2013 in Cardiff (Wales, UK) was held the OISTAT International Forum WSD2013 /www.wsd2013.com/ and World Congress, where the voting for full membership of aspirant members (including Georgia) took place.
Under the OISTAT Organizing Committee’s invitation the five-member delegation of Valerian Gunia Union of Young Theatre Artists (Nino Gunia-Kuznetsova, Tamar Bokuchava, Bekar Jumutia, Manana Gunia, Mariana Oklay) visited the city of Cardiff to attend WORLD STAGE DESIGN 2013 and OISTAT World Congress and to receive the OISTAT full member stat...
Cultural Policy Exchange Workshop Cycle 2013:
Strategies & Concepts for Policy Reforms
19 July. 2013 Gori
Participation of Valerian Gunia Union of Young Theatre Artists Executive Director, Nino Gunia-Kuznetsova in Open Session ( Gori, Georgia)
Presentation by Nino Gunia-Kuznetsova :|” Cultural Policy of Georgia: Stages of Development and Models”
Participation of Valerian Gunia Union of Young Theatre Artists member Avtandil Dolaberidze in Workshop Cycle 2013: Strategy & ConceptsRead More
First Training Module: THINK STRATEGICALLY
17th-20th of April, 2013, Moldova
• Strategic Thinking and Planning
• Assessment of Status of Culture Sector, of Cultural Policies and Laws
• Mapping of Cultural Resources
Second Training Module: WORD YOUR GOALS
17th – 20th of July, 2013, Go...
6 agosto 2016 Tbilisi Biennial of Scenography
9 marzo 2014 Projects
EDUCATION DIPLOMA YEAR Tbilisi State Academy of Arts Diploma in Scenography 2008 Years Task Space Event Author 2009 set/costume designer S. Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgian State University Theatre Two side 2007 costume designer Tskhinvali State Dramatic Theatre Temple’S Birds Z. MetreveliGrdzelidze TamarRead More EDUCATION DIPLOMA YEAR S. Rustaveli Theatre and Film Georgian State University BA in Set design 1999 Years Task Space Event Author 2005 set/costume designer Liberty Theatre Only Once,In your Dreams S. Shamanadze 2005 set/costume designer Liberty Theatre Apartment on Kipshidze str M. Fermaud 2005 set/costume designer Theatre On Atoneli Waiting for You, Sweetheart D. Fo 2001 costume designer Rustavi Municip...