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“The Unlocked Circle” – Georgian National Pavilion at the Prague Quadrennial 2019

20 Maggio 2019 ArticlesNewsProjects

6-16.06.201

Sponsored by the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport of Georgia.

On June 6- 16, 2019 at PQ15 Georgia came out in the main Countries and Regions Section with the national pavilion “The Unlocked Circle”.

Concept

During the Prague Quadrennial 2019 the Georgian National Pavilion pursues the goal to document transformation of aesthetics of Georgian theatre and demonstrate political context, communication culture and interaction of artistic reflections.

Modern practice of Georgian theatre focuses on a wide range of dialogues, reflections on the essence and opportunities. The subjects of the dialogue unite local and global identities including wider paradigms and groups representing subcultures and gender...

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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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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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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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