Bertha von Suttner in Gord

Date: 03 Oct. 2014 – 16 Oct. 2014

Museum: Tbilisi History Museum

Georgian National Museum Tbilisi History Museum invites you at the opening of the exhibition "Bertha von Suttner in Gord" presented by Austrian artists and curators, Professors of Academy Of Fine Arts Vienna, Johanna and Helmut Kandl. Opening event will take place on 3rd October 2014, at 6 p.m.

The same exhibition was successfully opened in Vienna at Bertha von Suttner's palace in 2010. The project was dedicated to the first female Nobel Prize Laureate Bertha von Suttner and to her activities in Georgia.

Video art and various installations will be presented at the exhibition. The main aim of Johanna and Helmut Kandl is to highlight social and economic problems of modern period with the historic parallels. Authors have found unknown manuscripts of Bertha von Suttner in United Nations Archives in Geneva, which she had written in Dadiani Palace while leaving in Georgia. Writer Ana Kordzaia-Samadashvili has spread this text with details of Georgian lifestyle from the end of the Century.

The phenomenon of Bertha von Suttner and her activities held in Georgia are very diverse and important. This is why it gives very interesting perspective of her artistic approach combined with modern art.

The project gives an idea about contemporary art and important historic issues, expresses the relationship between Bertha von Suttner and Dadian ancestral house and tells the story of her organized events in Gordi.

The exhibition is supported by Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia.

The exhibition will last until 17th of October.

Address: Ioseb Grishashvili Tbilisi History Museum, 8 Sioni Street.