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October 3, 2016

Biennale in Capital Halls


The best exhibition halls of the capital are preparing for the 8th Tashkent International Biennale, which is expected to involve about 100 contemporary artists from a dozen countries.

The program consists of four working days from 3 to 7 October, but the exposition is available until 23 October.

The main project of the Biennale will be located in the Central Exhibition Hall of the Academy of Arts of Uzbekistan. The Hall will put on display the most technologically advanced forms of contemporary art – installation, video art, performance.

The Kamoliddin Behzod Museum of Arts will host no less interesting exposition – miniatures made with the use of technologies of modern art.

The Gallery of Fine Arts will display the textiles. Today, it is still getting the image means. By the way, Uzbek artists take an active part in the development of this movement.

Biennale also will be displaced in the exhibitions halls of ​​the Tashkent House of Photography and the Ikuo Hirayama International Caravanserai of Culture. By the way, starting from this year the Biennale of Photography and the Biennial of Contemporary Art will be held jointly. These halls will feature photographs and installations.

Major projects of contemporary art illustrate that it becomes too closely for artists to work within the walls of the exhibition halls, so more of them start choosing active and abandoned facilities, architectural and archaeological sites, while the others the most unexpected places, which can give their work more expressiveness. It will be at the 8th Tashkent International Biennale as well. Therefore, in the days of the Biennale the organizers recommend to come to the archaeological site of Ming Urik. It has frequently been the venue for a demonstration of masterpieces of modern art. The upcoming Biennale also has several projects the demonstration of which is impossible without the historical context.

Special international youth project is getting prepared as well. The House of Youth Creativity puts on display the works of Uzbek young artists and their foreign peers.

The 8th Tashkent International Biennale promises to be one of the most diverse and interesting in the series of similar events held in the capital. It remains to wait…