Contextile 2020: Selected Artists

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Contextile – Contemporary Textile Art Biennial 5th edition.
Guimarães / Portugal.  5th September/25th October 2020

870 artists from 65 countries have participated in the selection of the Contextile 2020 competition with 1150 artworks. Contextile 2020 invited a multidisciplinary jury, composed by Lala de Dios (curator and professor of History of art and textile); Janis Jefferies (curator and emeritus professor of visual arts); Rosa Godinho (visual and textile artist); Jorge Costa (curator and artistic director of CAC Graça Morais); Cláudia Melo, artistic diretor of Contextile 2020, who met in the past 3rd and 7th April, via VideoConference, given the special circumstances in which we all find ourselves, around the world.

Contextile 2020 thematic concept is: Places of Memory and 59 works by 50 artists from 29 countries – Portugal, several European countries, North and South American countries and Asian countries were selected.

The Acquisition Prize and honorable mentions will be assigned in the Opening of the Biennial, on the 5th September 2020, in Guimarães,Territory of Textile Culture, Portugal

Selected Artists:

Afonso Gonçalves
Alex Younger
Amparo de la Sota
Ana Cecilia Farah
Anastasiia Podervianska
Annita Romano
Aurélia Jaubert
Baiba Osite
Bente Sætrang
Beverly Ayling-Smith
Céline Tuloup
Colectivo Plasma
Collective 96460
Daniela Contreras Flores
Dorina Horătău
Elham M. Aghili
Fernando Bueno Moreno
Giorgia Volpe
Hector Ariel Olguin
Hilde Frantzen
Inga Fonar Cocos
Irina Kolesnikova
Irmgard Hofer-Wolf
Jenny Ymker
Judy Kirpich

June Lee
Karina Guadalupe Salinas
Katalin Fóris
Kerstin Lindström
Kris van ’t Hof & Intuthuko Embroiderers
Krista Leesi
Malfridur Adalsteinsdottir
Maria João Costa
Maribel Binimelis Pérez
Marrit Veenstra
Monika Žaltauskaitė Grašienė
Nana Hamada
Nelson Miranda
Nozomi Saikai
Paulina Sadrak
Pei-Shan Wu
Piotr Strobel
Romina Schulz
Silvia Beccaria
Sonia Aniceto
Sooyeun Lee
Susana Nogueira
Xia Gao
Yini Sheng
Zyta Kaleta

Let’s get to know some of the artists better. Obviously the photos refer to previous works, not to those in the competition.

By clicking on the names or photos you will find links to the personal websites or social pages of the artists

Spain Letter, copyright Amparo De La Sota

Conduct Violation, Copyright Alex Younger

Copyright Anastasiia Podervianska

De lo urbano, Copyright Ana Cecilia Farah

Rootless, Copyright Annita-Romano

Copyright Anastasiia Podervianska

The Shore, Copyright Baiba Osite

Transformation, Copyright Bente Saetrang

Wall of memory, Copyright Beverly Ayling-Smith

Eldorado, Copyright Céline Tuloup

Autorretrato con navetas, Copyright Daniela Contreras Flores

The grass from the palace, Copyright Dorina Horatau

Per filo e per segno, Copyright Elam M. Aghili

Recipes, Copyright Giorgia Volpe

Some places I’ve been, Copyright Hilde Frantzen

More Bubbles, Copyright Irmgard Hofer-Wolf

Vervlogen (Bygone), Copyright Jenny Ymker

Judy Kirpich
Intervista su ArteMorbida, leggi QUI

Anxiety-No.11, copyright Judy Kirpich

Go back to start, Copyright Karina Guadalupe Salinas

 Bystander, Copyright June Lee

Da Vinci Code, Copyrigh Krista Leesi

Light Flow, Copyright Sooyeun Lee

Un fil di voce, Copyright Silvia Beccaria

Atelier # 4, Copyright Sonia Aniceto

Mountains Streams, Copyright Xia Gao

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