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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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Project “Dream and Reality”

8 agosto 2016 NewsProjects

2013-2014
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...

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Prague International Quadrennial Preparatory Activities

8 agosto 2016 NewsProjects

2013
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...

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Cooperation with RMCBU

6 agosto 2016 NewsProjects

Cooperation with RMCBU

Cooperation with RMCBU

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 & Concepts
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...

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Project – “La scala di seta”

3 aprile 2013 NewsProjects

Project La scala di seta” (Hybrid-art in opera scenography)
2011 – 2012

The project is the interdisciplinary pilot development of the synthesis of traditional opera performance and the modern video-art and hybrid art as the multimedia set design. Besides the local product –performance the project is aimed at the process of cooperation as the important component of the general objective.

The strategic part of the project is integration and participation in the European cultural life through the natural assistance and cooperation of artists, managers, curators of the Black Sea countries: preparation of basis for Batumi Visual and Performance Art Biennale and creation of basis for the Black Sea Cultural Network of Visual and Performance Art.

Goal of the project: To promote establishment f ...

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Cooperation with RMCBU

3 aprile 2013 NewsProjects

Eastern Partnership Culture Programme funded by the European Union

Project Cycle Management Workshop
21 – 22 November 2012

Participation of   Valerian Gunia  Union of Young Theatral Artists member Avtandil Dolaberidze in Workshop on Project Cycle Management (PCM) in Baku, Azerbaijan

Objective: Acquisition of new experience for the effectiveness of international development projects of the Union and sustainable development in the long-term, establishment of contacts and exchange of partner proposals.

The Regional & Capacity Building Unit (the RMCBU) of the Eastern Partnership Culture Programme funded by the European Union.


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G. Rossini – “La Scala di Seta”

3 aprile 2013 NewsProjects

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Project  “La Scala di Seta” (Hybrid-art in opera scenography)
25 October 2012

The dressed show of Gioachino  Rossini one-act opera “The Silk Stair” at the hall of the Tbilisi State Conservatory, for the donor organization – Foundation Open Society – Georgia and partner-organizations – the Tbilisi State Conservatory, Baku State Conservatory, Shota Rustaveli State University of Theatre and Film, representatives of the parliamentary committee for Education, Science and Culture and Board members.

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