Hyperposition - Installation to Sculpture

05 April 2013
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Georgian National Museum Shalva Amiranashvili Museum of Fine Arts represents exhibition "Hyperposition-installation to sculpture" on April 5, 2013, at 6 PM

What is the role of transformation in visual art and how important is it's result. The project "hyperposition" contains visual results and phases that underline the relevance of transformation.

In first stage monumental 'hypercube' made of brass and stainless steel wires will be presented as an environmental installation, which later (for the second stage) will be pressed as a massive but smaller scale permanent sculpture.

In this case to emphasize on unconscious and conscious, incidental and premeditated, and the syntheses of inner complexities and outer simplicities in one art form.

This precedent implicates redefinition of space, and also analytical views of art processes that in general relate and involve thinking, remembrance, realization and identification. It is also notable that project aiming the exclusive collaboration of two different artist under one idea.

For educational means master classes will be held during the project by the authors: Konstantin Mindadze (Artist, Curator and Initiator) and Manuchar Oqrostsvaridze (Artist and Initiator).

The exhibition lasts till April 18th,2013.

Address: Shalva Amiranashvili Art Museum. 1, Lado Gudiashvili Street.

 

Born in 1977 Konstantin Mindadze - multidisciplinary visual artist, member of renowned Dutch art society "arti et amicitiae" in Amsterdam is one of the most significant figures of Georgian contemporary art scene. Associated with Minimalism and Conceptual Art. Mindadze's works are widely held on numerous group shows worldwide and he is author of multiple exhibitions and projects in Georgia, Europe and United States.

He is known for its multimedia large scale environmental installations which contain and combine elements of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, video and sounds.

Synthetic structure of the world, mental and biological reactions, lifecycle and death, existence and transience, love and loss, globalization and technologies, fears and religions, consumerism and commercialism, historical facts and processes of decay are key themes in Mindadze's Work. Most of these projects involve the viewer with a lasting communication; they develop in time as well - showing the transformation of sometimes organic materials or chemical compounds. Recent of such include shows at Alexander Chavchavadze Museum in Tsinandali and Janashia National Museum of Georgia in Tbilisi. Lives and works in Amsterdam, The Netherlands and Tbilisi, Georgia

 

In the end of 90-ies Manuchar Oqroscvaridze is very notably an interesting artist. Spheres of his activities include: graphical drawing, painting, installation, objects and design. Since 1994 he participates on local and international group shows. Last years his main subject is minimal drawing and object, which he describes in his words as "short visual messages" or "Esthetical Ideographs". Between 2008 and 2009 he was a founder of (critical) art magazine "impression". From his recent projects it is notable the exhibition of conceptual drawings "macula" in 2011 and his recent solo project "EXISTERE" in 2012. These projects were inspired by social themes and related to existentialistic issues like; self-identification, social status, impossible stabilities, inner and apparent conflicts and time. Lives and works in Tbilisi, Georgia.