The International Triennial of Tapestry «Karlygash» — exhibition-competition of contemporary artists of textile art from Kazakhstan, CIS and foreign countries has a call for entries. Submissions of images from artists aged 18-35 years of tapestry weaving and other textile forms of expression.
The First Kazakhstani International Triennale of Contemporary Tapestry exhibition will take place from April 7 to July 7, 2017 in art gallery “Beliy Roial”, Almaty city, Kazakhstan.
The exhibition will be available during three months to viewers: Almaty residents and guests. Artists at the age from 18 to 35 are invited to take part in contest. Contestants will be awarded at announced nominations, the winners — diplomas of the 1, 2 and 3rd degree.
The First Kazakhstani International Triennale of Contemporary tapestry will be held under the motto: «Modern tapestry: actual search.» Limitations in size to one square meter.
The organizers of the triennial expect from its members not only fidelity to the tradition and well-established technology, but active development of new artistic techniques as well. At the same time authors are free to choose themes, methods and materials of works.
Main goal(s) of event are to intensify the professional development of artists in textile art, promoting the creative interchange of contemporary artists, both at the national and international level, deepening and strengthening of cultural ties with the CIS and foreign countries.
Deadline for submissions: November 30, 2016.
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