From October 10-14, 2018, the VIII Tashkent International Biennale of Contemporary Art was held in Tashkent and in Bukhara. The organizer of the event is the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan, the main sponsor is Uzsharobsanoat Holding JSC. The main theme of the Biennale: “Art and technology. Pros and cons ”- about the place of the artist in the modern global and technocratic world as a unique creative unit with its artistic product. It is symbolic that the VIII Tashkent International Biennale of Contemporary Art with the main theme “Art and Technology. Pros and Cons "was held in 2018, declared in Uzbekistan as the" Year of Support for Active Entrepreneurship, Innovative Ideas and Technologies ".
The purpose of the international forum is to raise the prestige of Uzbekistan in the international artistic arena, to promote interaction and exchange of artistic experience among artists and curators in many countries of the world in the field of contemporary art, to raise the cultural and intellectual level of society and youth, as well as to strengthen cultural ties between nations. Among the participants are contemporary artists and curators from around the world.
More than 160 participants from 27 countries of Europe, Russia, USA and Latin America, Southeast and Central Asia presented their creative works and projects in the exhibition halls and museums of Tashkent and Bukhara: video art, installations, photo art, conceptual painting, sculpture, graphics and other.
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Organizer: Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan, Bonum Factum gallery
Partners: Swiss Cooperation Office, Embassy of Switzerland in Uzbekistan and European Cultural Center Russia
October 10-14, 2018
The Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan and the gallery Bonum Factum in partnership with the Swiss Cooperation Office of the Embassy of Switzerland in Uzbekistan and the European Cultural Center Russia in the framework of the VIII Tashkent International Biennale of Contemporary Art - 2018 presented several projects of famous artists.