• Fri. Aug 19th, 2022

International Touring Fiber Art Exhibition ASIA-EUROPE IV

Italiano (Italian)

September 11 – November 7, 2020at Janinos Monkutės-Marks museum

Following a trip through Europe in various museums such as the Tournai Tapestry Museum in Belgium, the Deutsches Textilmuseum Krefeld in Germany, and the Kunstcenter in Droninglund in Denmark, the Asia-Europe IV exhibition itinerary ends at Janina Monkutè-Marks Museum, in Lithuania.

Initially the concept was created in 2010 by Erny Piret, founder of the Asia-Europe exhibitions whose idea is to relate the richness of the innovative imagination of Asian and European artists on the principle of personal research linked to a typical cultural technique.

In this Asia-Europe IV selection, you can see the works of Raija Jokinen, who sews by assembling linen threads, a traditional material from her country. Several other artists use the paper they make themselves like Kakuko Ishii and Mitsuru Kuroki, Miki Nakamura and Magda Sobon, and the others collect books, newspapers like Antra Augustinovica, and Valerie Buess.

photo creditsDaivos fotostudija, source: http://www.jmm-muziejus.lt/

photo creditsDaivos fotostudija, source: http://www.jmm-muziejus.lt/

There are many original and innovative approaches, various techniques and materials, often surprising.

The works presented come from three Asian countries: Japan, South Korea and China. And from 15 European countries: Belgium, Germany, Denmark, France, Poland, Hungary, Spain, GD Luxembourg, Slovakia, Finland, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden, Switzerland and Italy.

A beautiful meeting between two very distant cultural identities.

Enthused, several artists decided to create new works for the occasion and to show them for the first time. Others joined the exhibition with major creations, the personal concept of which is the result of many years of research.

The first three parts of the Asia-Europe international exhibition were a huge success with the public but also with artists. This fourth edition is awaited by creators, museums and textile art lovers alike.

Curator of the exhibition Marika Szaraz

Patron of the Exhibition: Mayor of Kedainiai Region Municipality Valentinas Tamulis


Artists or the Asia-Europe 4 exhibition:

Antra Augustinovica – Estonia
Valerie Buess – Germany
Isabel Berglund – Denmark
Nora Chalmet – Belgium
Sui Park – Korea
Catherine Chanteloube – France
Cho Yuhn Kyung – Korea
Moon Jiyoung – Korea
Wlodzimierz Cygan – Poland
Judit Droppa – Hungary
Yasuko Iyanaga – Japan
Chikako Imaizumi – Japan
Asta Fedaraviciute – Lituanie
Hui Liu – China
Kakuko Ishii – Japan
Kela Cremachi – Italy
Raija Jokinen – Finland
Yukako Sorai – Japan
Cha Young Soon – Korea
Mitsuru Kuroki – Japan
MakikoWakisaka – Japan
Terezia Krnàcovà – Slovakia
Miki Nakamura – Japan
Minako Watanabe – Japan
Leyun Wang – China
Maria Ortega – Spain
Sandrine Pincemaille – France
Toko Hayashi – Japan
Lina Ringeliené – Lithuania
Tanikawa Tsuruko – Japan
Marie-Noelle Risack – Belgium
Elsbet Wiens – Germany
Takumi Ushio – Japan
Wu Fan – China
Magda Sobon – Poland
Marika Szaraz Luxemburg / Hungary