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ARTAPESTRY5. Kulturcentrum Ronneby Konsthall, Sverige.

15. september - 4. november 2018
Kulturcentrum Ronneby Konsthall, Ronneby, Sverige

* Brita Been * Solveig Aalberg * Dorthe Herup * Karina Presttun Nøkleby * Kristina Daukintyté Aas deltar fra Norge

Artapestry5 er en europeisk vandreutstilling som åpnet i Silkeborg, Danmark og vil fortsette til Latvia og Romania.

Kulturcentrum Ronneby Konsthall, Ronneby, Sverige

European Tapestry Forum - an international textiltriennal and traveling exhibition produced by the ETF

As the only art gallery in Sweden shows Cultural Ronneby exhibition ARTAPESTRY 5, European Tapestry show - a juried international textiltriennal and traveling exhibition produced by the ETF.

European Tapestry Forum was founded in 2001. The association was created by a group of weavers from all over Europe who wanted to encourage the continued development of woven image as a viable artistic medium in Europe. With regular juried exhibitions ARTAPESRTY constitute ETF a showcase for works by contemporary image weavers and an opportunity for the works to appear for a large international audience.

Of a total of 67 applications with 118 works from 17 countries, selected 40 works to be included in the exhibition, represented by 38 artists from 12 European countries.

Although the predominant focus is woven works including jacquard, also more experimental approach had space in the exhibition. The main themes chosen can be widely categorized as abstract, decorative and complex, social issues, including family history, nature combined with philosophical issues and decorative images inspired by traditional fabrics.

Of a total of 66 applications from 17 countries and 117verk, selected 38 works to be included in the exhibition, represented by artists from 12 European countries.

The jury consisted of:
Lidia Choczaj, Professor, Head of the Department of Textile Art, the Academy of Fine Arts and Design in Lodz, Poland
Linda Green, weaver / textile artist, Edinburgh, Scotland
Velta Raudzepa, Chief Collection Manager, Musem of Decorative Art and Design in Riga, Latvia

Participating artists:
Carmen Groza (B), Marika Száraz (B), Renata Rozsívalová (CS), Margrethe Agger (DK), Anet Brusgaard (DK), Birgitte Fløe (DK), Mette Hansen (DK), Ane Henriksen (DK), Gudrun Pagter (DK), Inge Thorning (DK), Charlotte Schröder (DK), Ariadna Donner (FIN), Aino Kaja Niemi (FIN), Emoke (F), Katarzyna Lavocat (F), Sarah Perret (F), Peter Horn (D) , Irina Kolesnikova (D), Feliksas Jakubauskas (LT), Brita Been (NO), Dorthe Herup (NO), Solveig Aalberg (NO), Kristina Daukintyté Aas (NO), Karin Presttun Nøkleby (NO), Ewa Bartosz Mazus (PL ), Elzbieta Kedzia (PL), Pawel Kielpinski (PL), Zygmunt Lukasiewicz (PL), Dorota Taranek (PL), Margaret Jones (UK), Anna Ray (UK), Amanda Gizzi (SCT), Fiona Hutchison (SCT), Fiona Rutherford (SCT), Joanne Soroka (SCT), Gunilla Nillan Holmgren (SE), Ann Nyberg (SE), Gunilla Petersson (SE)

ARTAPESTRY5 shown in the following locations: Art Center Silkeborg Bad Denmark, Cultural Ronneby Konsthall, Sweden Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center, Latvia Arad Museum of Art, Romania