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11 - 14 April

Friday, April 12 - 13

Expo Georgia
118 Akaki Tsereteli Ave, Tbilisi

Friday, April 12

13:00 – 14:00 Building an institutional collection. Methods of collecting and curating

  • Raphael Fonseca – Denver Art Museum, USA 
  • Nav Haq – M HKA – Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp 
  • Sopio Chakvetadze – Atinati Collection, Tbilisi
  • Nazy Nazhand – Art Advisor, Writer and founder of Nazhand Art & Culture, New York.

Moderated by Elene Abashidze

14:30 – 15:30 Meeting with HENRIK VIBSKOV  

Henrik Vibskov with Eliso Julakidze, Rafael Pic, Sense Concept Store

16:00 – 17:00  Art in the Public Space

  • Lika Chkuaseli – Tbilisi Public Art Fund, Director
  • Gigi Shukakidze – co-founder of Tbilisi Architecture Biennial, one of the first initiatives commissioning public art./ Co-Author of the Georgian Pavilion at the Venice Biennial of Architecture 2023 
  • Thomas Delamarre – Director of Maison des arts Georges et Claude Pompidou in Cajarc
Moderated by Elene Abashidze

SATURDAY, April 13

13:00 – 14:00 Contemporary Art and Tradition:

  • Asli Samadova – curator of Textile Politics, Baku / Paris  
  • Malgorzata Misniakiewicz 
  • Jill Winder (Author and editor, Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt)
  • Nino Kvrivishvili – artist (Tbilisi, Georgia)
  • Capucine Bonneterre - artist

Moderated by Mariam Shergelashvili (Exhibition Curator at the State Silk Museum (Tbilisi, Georgia)

14:30 – 16:00 

Projects in support of Young and Emerging Artists

With :

  • VAADS Free University Program presentation by Irena Popiashvili
  • IWPA about the photo competition for female photographers from Georgia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan, Armenia, Belorussia, Moldova – Meriko Kajaia.
  • Beaux Arts Marseille School representative and artists: Anais Deleage, head of international relations; Rafaello burgo, Mathilde Nicol, Hector Gachet.
  • Paul Dujardin - Commissioner General for Heritage-Brussels Capital Region, Vice-President European Festival Association, President Europa Nostra.
  • Eric Schlosser – Artistic Director of Tbilisi Art Fair

Co-moderated by Mariam Shergelashvili