The Cluj-Napoca Art Museum, a public institution of county interest, which operates under the authority of the Cluj County Council, invites you to visit, between October 4-22, 2023, the international art exhibition ORIENT The opening of the exhibition will take place on Wednesday, October 4, from at 6 p.m., at the Cluj-Napoca Art Museum. They will speak: Lucian Nastasă-Kovács , the manager of the museum and the curators of the exhibition Ovidiu Petca and Attila Iakob .
The exhibition, organized by the Cluj International Graphics Biennale Cultural Foundation, in collaboration with the Cluj-Napoca Art Museum and the Sângeorz-Băi Museum of Comparative Art, is part of the AamA series of events, organized by the Tagus International Center in important museums and cultural centers worldwide. The Cluj-Napoca Art Museum has been included as a collaborating institution since 2022, when the first event of this kind took place. The author of the project and curator of the exhibition is the graphic artist Ovidiu Petca. Co-curators: Chinese artist Qi Luo, professor at the Chinese Academy of Art and Attila Iakob, researcher at the Cluj-Napoca Art Museum.
During the exhibition, 67 artists from 28 countries exhibit their works. Most of them come from the countries of the Far East, addressing a theme specific to this cultural area, but numerous international artists also participate, who have spent a lot of time working in the East at various centers of artistic creation. Among the participants are also important artists from Romania.
Exhibiting artists: Maria de la Vega (Argentina), Kamruzzaman (Bangladesh), Stanislav Bojankov (Bulgaria), Davida Kidd (Canada), Jichang Lin , Jiachun Ling, Huimin Qian, Ji-Xin Song (China), Qi Luo, Tian Luo , (China/Portugal), Victor J. Gomez (Cuba), Peter Altneder, Franca Bartholomäi, Ion Isaila (Germany), Vicky Tsalamata (Greece), Peggy Pui-Leng Chan, Michelle Kuen Suet Fung, Ka-Chun Jay Lau, Eddie Lui, Winnie Mak (Hong Kong), Péter Kecskés (Hungary), Awni Sami (Iraq), Stephen Lawlor (Ireland), Valeria Bertesina, Sandro Bracchitta, Silvio Ferragina, Renato Galbusera, Maria Jannelli, Giancarlo Pozzi (Italy), Haruko Cho, Michiko Hoshino, Yoshio Imamura, Taichi Kodama, Masaaki Ohya, Ritsuko Takeda, Akimitsu Tamawake, Yoshikatsu Tamekane, Keisuke Yamamoto (Japan), Vlado Goreski (North Macedonia), Łukasz Cywicki (Poland), Fernando Santiago (Puerto Rico), Marieta Besu, Anca Boeriu, Ioan Burlacu, Maxim Dumitraș, Suzana Fântânariu, Ovidiu Petca, Ciprian Radovan, Lelia Rus Pîrvan, Constantin Țînteanu (Romania), Zdenek Bugáň (Slovakia), Leon Zakraisek (Slovenia/Croatia), Yonggu Shin, Young Ho Shin (South Korea), Sílvia Alcalá, Rafael Romero (Spain), Ariane Blanc Quenon (Switzerland) , Shiou-Ping Liao (Taiwan), Bamrung Isarakul, Kriangkrai Kongkhanun, Thamrongsak Nim-Anussornkul, Chaivut Ruamrudeekool (Thailand), Erkin Keskin (Turkey), Barbara Madsen, Miguel Rivera, (USA), Koichi Yamamoto, Yuji Hiratsuka (USA/ Japan)