Contemporary Ceramics Festival TseGlyna 2014, Kiev, Ukraine

Contemporary Ceramics Festival TseGlyna 2014, Kiev, Ukraine

Contemporary Ceramics Festival TseGlyna 2014, Kiev, Ukraine
May 30 – June 3, 2014

The contemporary art ceramics festival TseGlyna 2014 takes place in Kyiv, Ukraine, between May 30 and June 3, 2014. This art project aimed at boosting the professional ceramics development in Ukraine.

The main objectives of the project are to demonstrate the achievements of Ukrainian ceramists and to develop the cooperation between ceramists, designers, architects, gallery owners, collectors and theorists.

More than 50 participants represent various regions of Ukraine: Kyiv, Lviv, Uzhgorod, Kharkiv, Poltava, Luck, Zaporizhia, Slovyansk (Donetsk region), Konotop (Sumy region). Among the participants there are young artists as well as leading ceramists such as: Taras Levkiv, Uliana Yaroshevych, Gia Miminoshvili, Nelli Isupova, Svitlana Pasichna, Andriy Illinsky, Sergiy Radko, Stepan Andrusiv, Vasyl Bodnarchuk, Volodymyr Kovalev, Sergiy Kozak, Volodymyr Khyzhynsky, Yuriy Musatov and others.

The partner of the festival is the Ya Gallery Art Center, who will present the project «Drova» by Olena Blank.

Festival schedule:
May 30, 18:00 - Festival Grand Opening
May 31, 16:00 - Round-table Discussion, which aims to look over the questions:
- Current status of the contemporary Ukrainian ceramics;
- Popularization of the professional Ukrainian ceramics among gallerists, collectors, architects, designers, art event organizers;
- Cooperation with architects and designers; interaction with interior spaces;
- Theory and practices of the contemporary Ukrainian ceramics in the global world’s context;
June 1, 16.00 – Professionally-creative experience and knowledge exchange evening; Personal projects presentation (Gia Miminoshvili: project Interactive Construction, Nelli Isupova: International Ceramics Biennale participation memories);
June 2 – Film presentation: artistic ceramics and international ceramic symposiums;
June 3, 18.00 – Festival Grand Closing (performance by Dinamic Culture TseGlyna).

The festival location: Exhibition Hall at NSK «Olympic», str. Velyka Vasylkivska 55, Kyiv, Ukraine. Admission is free.

Organizing committee: Oxana Bilous, Olesya Dvorak-Galik, Yulia Ostrovska
Contact: ceramics.kyiv@gmail.com, press.ceramics.kyiv@gmail.com
Visit the festival’s Facebook page (Ukrainian).

Above: Yuriy Musatov, Geometric cloud I, 2013, Chamotte, engobe, pigments, copper oxide, 48 х 48 х 18 cm.