Punctum Contra Punctum II on View @ Georgian National Museum Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery


MIAMI, Florida. September 3, 2013- The Cuban Art Project-  Georgian National Museum Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery Presents International festival of visual arts “Punctum Contra Punctum II”.

The project  ,,Punctum Contra Punctum II” represents the resistance of contexts. West European, American, Latin American and Georgian artists represent their works in Painting, sculpture, photography, light art, video art, photo collage and multimedia.

Aim of the project is to expand range of Georgian media and fine arts and establishing them among world’s leading art circles. The project supports collaboration between Georgian and foreign professionals of this sphere.

Twenty one artists from different parts of the world were selected,  amongst them:  Grimanesa Amoros, Alex Berdysheff, Patricia Frida, Antonio Guerrero, Marco Nicolas Heinzen, Hollis Jeffcoat, Edouard Mortec, Evelin Juen, Stephen Knapp, Maria Fernanda Lairet, Rainer Lagemann, Michael Vincent Manalo, Emilio Merlina, Andreas Oetker-Kast, Gega Paksashvili, Maka Razmadze, Michael St. Amand, Steven Tobin and Guram Tsibakhashvili. 

Antonio Guerrero at Georian National Museum
Maria Fernanda Lairet, Curator Richar Tooke, Antonio Guerrero and  Michael St. Amand during the opening night on September 1, 2013

Different events are planned in the frames of visual arts festival. Participants will have opportunity to travel in regions of Georgia, visiting historical and archaeological heritages of the country, participate in workshops, meet local artists and visit their working space.

Project is organized by Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia, US Embassy in Georgia and “Art Contact Tbilisi”.

The project is supported by the Cultural Activities Center of Tbilisi City Hall.

Project director: Maka Razmadze

Project curator: Richard L. Tooke (The Museum of Modern Art | MOMA)

Exhibition will run until 15th of September, 2013

Admission to the Festival is free of charge

Address: Dimitri Shevardnadze National Gallery, 11 Shota Rustaveli Avenue.



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