June 6, 2002 - Biennial of Ceramics in Contemporary Art - Biennale of Ceramic in Contemporary Art
June 6, 2002

Biennale of Ceramic in Contemporary Art

Biennale of Ceramic in Contemporary Art

attese o.n.l.u.s.
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Asger Jorn working the clay with a motorcycle at the Fabbrica San Giorgio, Albisola, 1959.

Founders and artistic directors of the Biennale of Ceramic in Contemporary Art, Tiziana Casapietra and Roberto Costantino, are pleased to announce that guest curators of the 2nd edition of the Biennale are:

- Roland Blaettler Conservateur, Musée Ariana, Geneva, Switzerland

- Nelson Herrera Ysla Founder of the Wifredo Lam Contemporary Art Center and the Havana Biennial, Cuba

- Vasif Kortun Director of Proje4L Istanbul Museum of Contemporary Art and Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul

- Gianfranco Maraniello Art Critic; Independent Curator at MACRO, Rome

- Hans-Ulrich Obrist Curator at the Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; guest professor at Facoltà delle Arti, IUAV, Venice

- Olu Oguibe Senior fellow, Vera List Center for Art and Politics, New York. Curator of exhibitions for major institutions including the Tate Modern in London, the Museo de la Ciudad in Mexico City, and the latere of the Venice Biennial

- Young Chul Lee Artistic Director of the Gwangju Biennale (1997) and the 2nd Busan International Contemporary Art Festival (2000)

1st edition of the Biennale traveling to the Ariana Musée in Geneva

Please note that the 1st edition of the Biennale of Ceramic in Contemporary Art which successfully opened for the very first time last July 2001 in the worldwide famous pottery center Albisola (Italy), is about to traveling to the Ariana Musée in Geneva (opening June 26; through September 2, 2002).

16th Century Fortress setting of international meeting on “Local Tradition of Ceramic and Globalization of Contemporary Art”

Moreover, this coming October 19/20, 2002 the 16th century Fortezza del Priamar in Savona (Italy), the biggest fortress on the Mediterranean See, will be setting of the international meeting “Local Tradition of Ceramic and Globalization of Contemporary Art” presenting, among the others, lectures by the aforementioned guest curators of the 2nd Biennale.

The Biennale is invited to the 2nd conference on “Biennials in Dialogue”

We also take this opportunity to inform that the Biennale of Ceramic in Contemporary Art has been invited to the second conference on “Biennials in Dialogue” (9/11 of June 2002) organized by the Institute for Foreign Affairs (Ifa) and the Museum for Modern Art (MMK) in Frankfurt/Main.

For more information about the Biennale www.attese.it or email the attese onlus cultural association organizing the events at attese@iol.it or info@attese.it

attese o.n.l.u.s.

(non-for-profit cultural association)

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