OPENING OF THE CreArt EUROPEAN EXHIBITION 2015 "THE CITY AND ME" IN PARDUBICE. 30 JUNE
“The City and me” curated by Lucas Cuturi, will be open in 4 different galleries of Pardubice: East Bohemia Gallery, Fresch Gallery, Art Space NOV, City Gallery Pardubice
The artworks of the 20 participants shown in the exhibition entitled "The city and me" will reflect aspects of the life in the different cities and what is going on there. Hereby some of the artists will discuss their own hometowns whereas others will deal with cities to which they have a special relationship. Some of the artworks will cover the immediate vicinity and the everyday life of the artists, while others will discuss social issues by going directly to the inhabitants asking them questions about their identity and their individual fate. On the other hand some artists will deal with the economic problems of their cities caused by the global economic crisis. And some other will highlight historical context. Furthermore environmental issues as well as the animal population of a city will be the topic of debate. The artistic medias that will be used for this purpose will range from video, photography, painting, drawing, sculpture to installation.
List of artists:
Mihai Sălăjan and Sergiu Sas (Arad); Hermano Noronha (Aveiro); Leonard Sherifi and Luca Staccioli (Genoa); Zsolt Iochom (Harghita); Petter Solberg (Kristiansand); Rossella Piccinno (Lecce); Markus Hofer, Martin Sturm and Evalie Wagner & Teresa Fellinger (Linz); Simona Zemaityte (Kaunas); OffCity Collective, Lukas Hajek and Jan Zdvorak (Pardubice); Belén Rodríguez and Patricia Sandonis (Valladolid); Jonas Anicas (Vilnius); Luiza Margan and Maja Rozman (Zagreb).