Cooperation with International Confederation of Theater Unions

3 Aprile 2013 NewsProjects

Cooperation with International Confederation of  Theater Unions  & Chekhov International Theatre Festival
6 – 13 June 2012

Festival of Young Theater Artists of CIS Countries, Baltic Countries and Georgia, Chisinau (Moldova) 

Participation of the representative  of  Youth Section of YTA Union/ Georgian OISTAT National Center Sergei Shivts  at the Festival of Young Theater Artists of CIS Countries, Baltic Countries and Georgia, in Chisinau.

Project Objective: participation of the representative of the Georgian scenography school in the international exhibition, promotion of Georgian culture in the artists of former Soviet states.

Organizer – International Confederation of Theater Unions with the financial support of the Interstate Fund of Humanitarian Cooperation of CIS Countries


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International Relations – Cooperation with OISTAT

3 Aprile 2013 NewsProjects

Education Commission Meeting - Maastricht

Education Commission Meeting, Maastricht, The Netherlands
19 – 23 April 2012

Project objective: business trip of  Tamar Bokuchava,  Valerian Gunia Union of Young Theatric Artists Advisory Council Member, Education Section Chair, doctor of theater science,  professor of Shota Rustaveli State University of Theatre and Film, chair of the Dissertation Council, representing YTA Union as a new OISTAT  national center to  the Education Commission Meeting of International Association OISTAT in Maastricht, and for the first time participation of first part of the Georgian delegation in the elections of  OISTAT Education Commission chairperson.

Establishment of professional contacts with representatives of  various OISTAT national centers and selection of potential participants for future bien...

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Manana Gunia’s solo exhibition “Virtual Scenography”

3 Aprile 2013 NewsProjects

The Tempest - W. Shakespeare

On  the International Theater Day in Tbilisi, at Akaki Khorava Actor’s House  by YTA Union/Georgian OISTAT National Center of the Ministry and Georgian Theater Society  was organized the solo  exhibition of Manana Gunia.

The exhibition presented the works created in the years 2001-2012. In particular, set design sketches, costumes, and installations performed in 3D MAX program / see the article “Manana Gunia’s Virtual theater”.

Donor – YTA Union/ Georgian OISTAT National Center

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Project “La scala di seta” – Hybrid-art in opera scenography

3 Aprile 2013 NewsProjects

Yta Union in Batumi

 5 – 8 February  2012

Inspection of theatrical scenes in the regions of Georgia / the trip of YTA Union/Georgian OISTAT National Center three-member delegation/Nino Gunia – Kuznetsova, Zurab  Nakashidze, Bekar Jumutia/  to Batumi and Poti / analysis of  plans and equipment and selection of best stage site for “La scala di seta” performance concept.
Working meetings with the Minister of Culture of the Autonomous Republic of Adjara, self-governments of Batumi and Poti devoted to the cultural networks  integration of the Black Sea countries  and organization of the international scenography and  performance biennale in Georgia.

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Prague Quadrennial 2011

3 Aprile 2013 NewsProjects

PQ 11 - Student section Georgia

PQ11 – Georgian Student Pavilion in the Contemporary Art Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
June 2011

Creation of pavilion and exhibition work process;
The official opening of the Prague Quadrennial;
Radio Prague interview with  Nina Gunia – Kuznetsova, Bekar Jumutia;
Presentations within the Prague Quadrennial;
Participation in the workshops organized by OISTAT (scenography, light design, costume design) (16.06-26.6) (master classes and workshops held at national pavilions of Spain, Finland, Japan, Poland) –  Tea Gelashvili, Sergei Shivts.
June 19 – 23  LIGHT AND SOUND PARTY – Shio Abrakhamia, Bekar Jumutia.

Financed by: Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia, the program “Georgian Seasons”

In 2011 in frames of Prague Quadrennial was held OISTAT Congress

June 17 – OIST...

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Preparation for the Prague Quadrennial

3 Aprile 2013 NewsProjects

Preparation for the PQ11

20 January – 10 June 2011

Curator Mrs. Gunia-Kuznetsova carried out additional work with  the students- competition winners;
Exhibition of selected works at the academic theater of Ilia State University in the beginning of June.
Creation of Georgian Student Pavilion – concept development, design, site implementation.

Exhibition’s Theme:
“We are such stuff As dreams are made on…..” – “The Tempest”   W. Shakespeare
The last twenty years (1989-2009) have significant value for Georgia: restoring independency, returning to Western democratic values, revolutions and wars, all these are important for the development of culture, which sometimes documentary reflects all the changes in the mentality of nation...

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YTA Union on Youtube

9 Marzo 2013 NewsVideo

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Manana Gunia’s Virtual Theater

7 Marzo 2013 ArticlesNews

Born and grew up in Georgia…
Lives and works in Italy…
Dreams and creates in the virtual theater…

Manana Gunia, the Georgian set designer, ten years ago went for study to Florence, the town of her dreams (the scenography chair of Florence Academy of Art, the course of virtual scenography) and tied her creative work with the virtual theater.

She scored a first great success with her work created as far back in Tbilisi. This was the virtual setting and costumes for William Shakespeare’s play “The Tempest”: in 2002 at the International Competition of Artists in Florence “XX Premio Firenze” Centro Culturale Firenze-Europa “Mario Conti” she was awarded the Gold Medal in the nomination “Digital Arts & Multimedia”...

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