[Oberlist] 2nd Tbilisi International Contemporary Art Exhibition ‘Artisterium 2009’ - 8-15 October 2009, Tbilisi, Georgia

nini palavandishvili designini at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 09:04:17 CEST 2009

The International Exhibition of Contemporary Art and Art Events
‘Artisterium 2009’ organized by the ‘Artisterium’ Association and The
Ministry of Culture, Monument Protection and Sport of Georgia is the
second issue of the event established and first held in Tbilisi in

‘Artisterium’ is an artist-run, non-profit-making annual event. The
name ‘Artisterium’ refers to the art club functioning at the art
magazine ‘Ars’ in the 10-s of the 20th century’s Tbilisi. The club was
famous for its intense artistic milieu, avant-guard exhibitions,
poetry evenings, lectures and other activities responding to the
modernistic and cubo-futuristic tendencies of the time. The name of
the event let us to restore the connections of contemporary art in
Georgia to the Tbilisian modernism, thus to its roots.

The event will take place in the capital of Georgia, Tbilisi on
October 8-15. ‘Artisterium’ is composed of international exhibitions,
solo and curatorial art projects, a two-day conference, educational
and cultural programs.

‘Artisterium’ will host artists, artist groups, curators and art
critics from Armenia, Azerbaijan, France, Germany, the USA, UK,
Poland, Austria, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, Turkey, Czech Republic,
South Korea, New Zealand, Latvia, Holland, Ireland, Australia, Greece,
Iran, Russia and Georgia.

The ‘Artisterium 2009’ hosts the Emergency Biennale in Chechnya /
World Tour / stop 12: Tbilisi,

The ‘Artisterium’ catalogue will be presented at the opening of the II
Tbilisi International Exhibition of Contemporary Art and Art Events on
October 9 in Tbilisi History Museum, 8 Sioni Str, ‘Karvasla’.

nini palavandishvili
+49176 27211953
designini at gmail.com

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