Release "From Lausanne to Beijing" The 9th International Fiber Art Biennale was grandly opened at Shenzhen Guanshanyue Art Museum
"From Lausanne to Beijing" The 9th International Fiber Art Biennale was grandly opened at Shenzhen Guanshanyue Art Museum at 3 pm on September 10, 2016. The 221 participating fiber art works stood out from nearly 1,000 entries, and the selection rate was only 23%. There are not only flat wall hangings, but also three-dimensional soft sculptures, not only the two-dimensional shape of the wall but also the three-dimensional shape of the space. It has a variety of materials and concepts, and a decorative superficial expression has entered the field of contemporary art. These works come from 54 countries and regions in Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America and Oceania. The country covers 102 colleges and universities, 28 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions (including Hong Kong and Taiwan). "From Lausanne to Beijing" has become the world's largest and highest-standard international fiber art exhibition.
The 9th International Fiber Art Biennale "From Lausanne to Beijing" was supported by the National Art Fund, became a communication and promotion project of the National Art Fund, received the special fund for the development of publicity and cultural undertakings in Shenzhen, and was supported by the key scientific research projects of Shenzhen Vocational and Technical College support.
This exhibition is jointly sponsored by the Academy of Arts and Design of Tsinghua University, the Promotion Office of Shenzhen City of Design, and the Fiber Art Professional Committee of the China Arts and Crafts Association. Jointly organized by Shenzhen University Art Museum.
The opening ceremony was presided over by Yan Weixin, Deputy Director of Guan Shanyue Art Museum. Professor Zhou Liqun, Vice Chairman of the Biennale Organizing Committee, first made a report on the work of curating and organizing the exhibition. Zhang Jinwen, Director of the Literature and Art Department of Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Liang Yu, Vice Chairman of Guangdong Artists Association and full-time Vice Chairman of Shenzhen Federation of Literary and Art Circles, American Fiber Artist Nancy Kozkowski, Deputy Director of the Tsinghua University Council, and Professor Xie Weihe, Vice President of the China Society for Educational Development Strategies delivered speeches. Thousands of international judges, some participating artists from all continents, organizers, organizers, co-organizers, relevant leaders of supporters, experts, scholars, friends from the media, and art lovers attended the exhibition.
Mr. Lv Pintian said that returning to the fiber body is the biggest feature of this Biennale. The level of fiber art is higher than previous years. Through the works, we can see what fiber art is. The materials, techniques, and methods all follow the fiberization, and the possibility of the interspersed structure of fibers and warp and weft weaving has been fully utilized. Very rich, showing the diversity of fiber art. The comprehensive utilization of the original traditional crafts and means presents a charm. This is a very good trend and should remain so.
For the gold award work "Outside the Elephant", Mr. Lv Pintian believes that nylon thread is used for weaving through craftsmanship, and gloss is used to convey the traditional cultural feeling of warmth and jade, and the soft color transition is natural and comfortable. Good works of art are natural and beautiful.
Song Fanshu, a famous fiber artist and a professor at Hongik University in South Korea, believes that the works exhibited in "From Lausanne to Beijing" continue to improve the artistic level. Many works in this session range from two-dimensional to three-dimensional, with innovative techniques and fusion of expression in different fields. They have special characteristics and give new themes over tradition.
Liu Jude, a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts of Tsinghua University and a famous artist, believes that the "From Lausanne to Beijing" International Fiber Art Exhibition represents China facing the world. Both traditional and contemporary, the traditional new. Among them, the excellent works have the magnificent beauty of heaven. Professor Lin Lecheng, who brought the banner of Lausanne to China, is a true artist who is selfless and fearless and regards art as the spiritual home of mankind.
Professor Xie Weihe, deputy director of the Tsinghua University Council and vice president of the China Education Development Strategy Society, praised the three largest exhibitions: the largest and highest-level fiber art exhibition; a group of the world's best fiber artists; the most capable It represents the development direction and prospect of fiber art. The exhibited works contain new artistic ideas, artistic expressions and the use of new materials, and are a high-quality platform for Chinese and international artists to communicate.
American fiber artist Nancy Kozkowski said in her speech: "From Lausanne to Beijing" is the world's largest fiber exhibition, providing opportunities and challenges for thousands of artists from all over the world, allowing them to use fiber in a new way. Think and see the world.
"From Lausanne to Beijing", Professor Zhou Liqun, Vice Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 9th International Fiber Art Biennale, made a report on the group exhibition and curatorial work. He said: "Since the establishment of the project in 2014, the organizations of the organizing committee have successively organized curators, volunteer representatives, collection of works, qualification evaluation, media promotion, visual image design, album publishing, industry forums, transportation exhibitions, etc. More than 40 working conferences. To ensure the organic connection of all links, it reflects the international, academic, inclusive, and people-friendly nature of "from Lausanne to Beijing"."
Liang Yu, vice chairman of Guangdong Artists Association and full-time vice chairman of Shenzhen Federation of Literary and Art Circles, said in his speech that Shenzhen is the capital of design, and fiber art is an important form of contemporary art. This combination enriches the cultural life of the city.
"From Lausanne to Beijing" International Fiber Art Biennale and Symposium was founded in 2000 and has been successfully held for 8 sessions. It has become an internationally renowned academic brand due to its popularization, socialization and globalization.
Sixteen years of perseverance and persistence, belief and belief, vision and vision have formed the contemporary discourse of fiber art, providing the possibility for the "contemporary promising" of fiber art. The contemporary discourse of fiber art originates from the care of many contemporary topics such as globalization, modernity, subjectivity, publicity, humanistic care, and feminism. At the intersection with modernity, fiber art has gradually formed an independent and self-sufficient artistic expression and discourse system, integrated into the contemporary era, concerned with society, and closely related to the times.
The guests who attended the opening ceremony of Guan Shanyue Art Museum were: Professor Xie Weihe, Deputy Director of the School Council of Tsinghua University and Vice President of the China Education Development Strategy Society; Zhang Yan, Director of the Finance Department of the National Art Fund; Zhang Yan, Deputy Dean of the Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University Prof. Gan, Deputy Dean of Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Prof. Sultan, Deputy Dean of Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University, Prof. Masai; Prof. Shang Gang, Chairman of Academic Committee, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University; Prof. Li Dangqi, Chairman of China Fashion Designers Association; Deputy Director of China Arts and Crafts Association Professor Zhao Meng, Chairman of the Board; Professor Wu Xi, Secretary of the Party Committee of Tsinghua University Habitat Construction Group; Professor Fang Xiaofeng, Editor-in-Chief of "Decoration" Magazine; Professor Ni Yuehong, Deputy Dean of Beijing Film Academy; Liang Yu, Vice-Chairman and Full-time Vice-Chairman of Shenzhen Federation of Literary and Art Circles; Ning Pingping, Deputy Director of the Promotion Office of Shenzhen City of Design; Zhang Jinwen, Director of the Art Department of Shenzhen Municipal Bureau of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Professor Zhou Liqun, Dean of the School of Art and Design, Shenzhen Vocational and Technical College; Shenzhen University Professor Wu Hong, Dean of the School of Art and Design; Zhang Xiaogang, Vice Chairman of Shenzhen Artists Association and famous artist, etc.
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