We cordially invite you to the side event of the exhibition Two Shapes of Leaf on Tree in the East Slovak Gallery, which will introduce the artists of the Georgian art scene in more detail. Petra Housková’s interview with the curator of the exhibition, Erik Vilím, will focus on the artistic strategies of Georgian authors and outline the current direction of contemporary visual art in the country.
Anna Mária Trávničková
Meet our residency artists Robert Gabris and Elisabeth Liselotte Kraus and find out what they are working on in the studios during their stay in Košice. Because at the moment we cannot prepare our classical format of Open Studios Night, we decided to open them up during the afternoon so you can visit the artists in small groups.
The project of the Polish artist Jagoda Dobecká entitled I am haunted by the thoughts of what has left brings a fragmentary vision of a new world outside the current time frame. In this new reality affected by the catastrophe, civilization is falling apart. The population has declined rapidly, technological successes to date have lost […]
Robert Gabris, a contemporary visual artist who has been living abroad for several years (Vienna), represents a specific offshoot of contemporary artists who have successfully established themselves beyond their homeland in terms of presentation, market and institutional activities.
The solo exhibition project Eden Immortal Place is a logical continuation of the previous research on issues related to identity, solidarity or, in a sense, stability. The project is based on the phenomenon of “Biophilia”, a term first used by psychologist Erich Fromm and further developed by the American biologist Edward O. Wilson, who pointed out the consequences of separation from nature. The author seeks to reconstruct the ideal place, the Garden of Eden, representing immortality, a utopia based on mythology, but at the same time it is an attempt to reconstruct society – it is a reflection of the decaying systems we have witnessed in the past, present and necessary future.
Elisabeth Liselotte Kraus, born in Bamberg in 1992, studied Fine Arts at the Bauhaus University Weimar (2012-2017) and the Mimar Sinan University in Istanbul (2008-2009). She works in the fields of sculpturing, installation and performance, whereas her artistic focus is on painting. She takes various artistic paths, where there is always a high degree of experiment in her work.