The 1st International triennial of ceramics
, Ljubljana 2009.
ASSOCIATION OF THE SLOVENE FINE ARTISTS SOCIETIES
AND NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SLOVENIA INVITE YOU, YOUR FRIENDS AND ALL
FRIENDS OF FINE ARTS
TO THE OPENING OF INTERNATIONAL TRIENNIAL OF CERAMICS UNICUM 2009.
HONORABLE PATRON OF TRIENNIAL IS MISTER ZORAN JANKOVIĆ, MAYOR OF
CENTRAL OPENING WILL TAKE PLACE IN THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SLOVENIA-
METELKOVA, MAISTROVA 1, LJUBLJANA, ON FRIDAY, 15TH OF MAY 2009 AT
19.00. KINDLY INVITED!
Central exhibition of the International triennial of
ceramics Unicum 2009 - competition part
will be accompanied by
EXHIBITION OF CERAMIC ARTWORKS BY STUDENTS OF ART SCHOOLS.
Exhibitions will be opened from 15th of May till 27th of September.
Accompanying exhibition: Ljubljana castle-
THE SEVEN ARTISTS - BETWEEN PAINTED CERAMICS
AND CERAMIC SCULPTURE
Exhibiting: Peter Černe, Vladimir Makuc, Drago
Tršar, Sonja Tavčar Skaberne, Sonja Rauter Zelenko,
From 15th of May till 12th of July every day form 10.00
MEETING WITH AUTORS WILL TAKE PLACE ON THE 15TH OF MAY AT 17.00
AT CASEMATE, LJUBLJANA CASTLE.
PRESS CONFERENCE will be held
in National Museum of Slovenia- Metelkova, Maistrova 1, on the 15th
of May 2009
The organizer: The Association of Fine Artists Societies
of Slovenia (Zveza društev slovenskih likovnih umetnikov - ZDSLU) in
with National museum of Slovenia.
Dragica Čadež Lapajne, regular professor, academic sculptor, spec.,
the president of Organizing Committee
Peter Vernik, academic painter, the president of ZDSLU
Nikolaj Beer, academic painter, the president of Art committee ZDSLU
Doc. dr. Mateja Kos, the director of Department for ceramics and
glass in National Museum of Slovenia
Mojca Smerdu, academic sculptor, spec., the president of Section
for ceramics ZDSLU
Iztok Maroh, master of ceramic art, professional cooperator of Organizing
Committee Unicum 09
Ana Cajnko, professor of fine arts, coordinator of Organizing Committe
The triennial will take place from may to september 2009 in several
locations in Slovenia. Its purpose is the popularization of artistic
ceramics and recognition of modelling ceramics as independent sort
within artistic creation in Slovenia and in the world. The triennial
and parallel events will create conceptual curve which will include
traditional ceramics and pottery, technological development of modelling
ceramics and unique design, achievements of recognized slovenian
and foreign artists and the presentation of young artists.
Central location of the triennial will be in
Ljubljana. The following exhibitions will be included:
- The central exhibition of artworks
selected by international jury Unicum 09 in National museum of
Slovenia - Metelkova, Maistrova
- The Exhibition of ceramic artworks by students
of art schools will be placed in National museum of Slovenia -
of Academy of Fine Arts and Design - University of Ljubljana,
students of Faculty of Education - University of Ljubljana
and students of
School of applied arts Famul Stuart cooperate at this exhibition.
The selection will be made by master of ceramics
- The exhibition of 7 recognized
slovenian artists in Kazemate in Ljubljana Castle. The following artists
Sonja Rauter Zelenko, Vladimir Makuc, Drago Tršar, Peter Černe,
Vlasta Zorko in Sonja Tavčar Skaberne. The curator is Aleksander
The organizer Tatjana Pinoza
- In Gallery of ZDSLU, Komenskega 8 there will be a syinoptic exhibition
of ceramics by Miha Maleš, The authoress is expert
in history of
art Breda Ilich Klančnik, Modern gallery Ljubljana.
The following institutions and organizations will acompany
Museum of Murska Sobota, Trubarjev drevored
4 will beside rich potters heritage, show the remarkable white
Kuzma by potter Adolf Hašaj. The authoress is dr. Jelka Pšajd.
- In the
Grassel tower, Slovenska Bistrica, Grajska
ulica 11 will be an acompagning exhibition adressed "From
traditional to contemporary
ceramics" (Od tradicionalne do sodobne keramike). The
organizer is Cultural centre of the town and municipality.
The main goal
is to link
together admirers of ceramics selected with public competition.
The leader of this exhibition is an expert of history of
art and art
critic Anamarija Stibil Šajn.
- In lapidary
of Gallery of Božidar Jakac in Kostanjevica on Krka there will
be an exhibition adressed CC4 - Ceramics with
the curator is an expert of history of art Barbara Rupel.
museum Novo mesto,
Muzejska ulica 7 will introduce the development of factory of
ceramics by Josip Klemenčič
and will itroduce some recognized authors such as Tomaž
Kržišnik. The authoress
is Ivica Križ.
Gallery of Fine Arts Slovenj Gradec, Glavni trg 24 will introduce
ceramics from collection in Czech Krumlov.
is Marko Košan.
- In National museum
of Slovenia - Metelkova, Maistra ulica 1 will be study collection
of history of ceramics
- The Museum Šenčur, near Kranj introduces
artworks of participants in international ceramic workshop "Voglje"
organizer is Barbara Štembergar.
Central exhibition of selected ceramics artworks will be in National
museum of Slovenia - Metelkova, Ljubljana.
Artworks for the 1st International triennial were selected by international
The international jury Unicum 09 consists of:
The president of the jury: Nadja Zgonik, professor of art history
and theory in the Academy of fine arts in Ljubljana and also artistic
reviewer. She prepares
exhibitions and writes reviews, discussions and studies for exhibition
Darko Golija, academic sculptor, spec., regular professor
for sculpture on Faculty of Education in Maribor. He received
Velimir Vukičević, academic painter, master of
ceramics, member of International Academy of Ceramics AIC, professor
in Faculty of
applied arts in Belgrade in department for ceramics. He also received
several international rewards.
Waltraut Geschiel, master of art, member of
International Organization for Contemporary Ceramics ICCA with
headquarters in Vienna. She is
also the director of International biennial of ceramics in Kapfenberg.
Emidio Galassi, academic sculptor and ceramist, he gave lessons
in ceramics in Art Institute for Ceramics in Faenza. He received
rewards, among which is also Premia Faenza Ex aeguo from 1983.
From among 133 entered artworks, 76 were selected for the central
exhibition of the triennial.
The selected authors are:
Angola: Brain Benfer
Austria: Christa Ecker-Eckhofen, Monika Hinterberger, Gudrun Kainz,
Belgium: Vladica Sivčev
Bulgaria: Yana Yunakova
Brazil: Rosana Bortolin
Croatia: Hanibal Salvaro Hani
Egypt: Khaled Sirag
Finland: Risto Hämäläinen
France: Rachele Riviere
Germany: Heidi Degenhardt
Hungary: Terez Borza, Anita Toth, Istvan Zakar
Ireland: Jane Jarmyn
Italy: Leonardo Bartolini, Ricardo Campos, Antonella Cimatti, Ichiyo
Sawada, Luciano Laghi, Adriano Leverone, Silvia Mornati, Martha Pachon
Israel: Simcha Even-Chen
Japan: Ito Hitoshi, Kobayashi Chie
Latvia: Inese Brants
Lithuania: Balčiute-Šalteniene Rasa, Masiulis Martynas
Mexico: Miguel Angel Padilla-Gómez, Cristina Riverroll, Elena Somonte
Poland: Michal Puszczynski
Romania: Arina Ailincai
Russia: Ekaterina Ominina
Slovenia: Jana Beltran, Polona Demšar, Teja Hlačer, Metka Kastelic,
Vilma Kobilšek, Daša Kogoj, Damijan Kracina, Ana Kravanja, Bojana
Križanec, Ivana Petan, Eva Peterson Lenassi, Gea Tanja Rusjan, Nataša
Sedej, Lučka Šićarov, Miljanka Simšič, Ivan Skubin, Vera Stanković,
Nika Stupica, Alenka Vidrgar, Danica Žbontar, Ferdo Žorž
Serbia: Radenko Adnađ, Jelena Miletić, Valentina Savić, Uroš Todorović
Sweden: Edita Rydhag
Switzerland: Kim Sangwoo, Rebecca Maeder, Maude Schneider
Turkey: Leman Kalay, Şirin Koçak, Feyza A. Ozgundogdu, Altundag Melhat
Ozturk, Omur Tokgoz, Serim Turaçli, Aysun Yaldir
Ukraine: Ihor Kovalevych
USA: Ivan Albreht, Kyle Milne
List of selected authors of the triennial Unicum 09