21st October - 4th December, 2005
KAUNAS ART BIENNIAL TEXTILE 05
Biennial consist of main exhibition TEXTILE 05, satellite exhibitions at
Kaunas galleries and on streets, exhibition at Janina Monkutė-Marks
museum-gallery in Kėdainiai, round table discussion and no formal meetings and
discussions of textile fans.
TEXTILE 05 presented artworks in three categories:
PLACE, TECHNOLOGY, CONCEPT
Exhibition was devided into two parts:
This part is guided by three international curators:
Keiko Kawashima, Kyoto International Contemporary Textile Art Center, Director (Japan),
Silja Puranen, Textile artist, President for the Association of textile artists
Jon Eric Riis, textile artist (USA).
Each of the curators proposed the collection of approximately twelve art works.
The three collections represented contemporary textile art form Japan, Europe and USA.
145 artists from 30 countries took part at exhibition!
SURPRISE: All applicants were accepted and participated in competition. Three
awards worth Litas 5,000 each were available for three different categories.
Idea of exhibition
Structure of exhibition
Participants: Curated exhibition Open exhibition
Place of exhibition:
Kaunas, M. K. Čiurlionis Nacional Art museum,
M. Žilinskas Art gallery