VI BIENNIAL OF YOUNG ARTISTS FROM MEDITERRANEAN EUROPE – VALENCIA 1992

5 – 13 November 1992

 After the two editions in Barcelona of 1985 and 1987 the Biennial of Young Artists from Mediterranean Europe went back in Spain.

The events that were affecting Europe, like the Yugoslav Wars, with the consequent changes in the borders, the dismantling of some Countries and the birth of new ones, were reflected in the circuit of the Biennial, which welcomed new Countries for its VI edition, such as Croatia.

The Biennial could be considered as an answer to the challenges carried out by those changes, since it gave us the trust in the future of the young artists.

The Biennial was structured in the following disciplines: Performance, Architecture, Scenic Arts, Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Photography, Gastronomy, Comics, Moving Images: Cinema and Video, Inventions, Literature, Fashion, Music and Cultural Projects.

Numbers

The participants were about 700 artists from 12 Countries (Spain, Italy, France, Croatia, Cyprus, Greece, Portugal, Republic of San Marino, Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia).

The most highlighted artist of this edition were: Fratelli di Soledad, music group from Turin, Ghazel, visual artist from Paris, Dimitris Indares, film-maker from Athens, Alexandros Psychoulis, visual artist from Athens, Karim Sergoua, video-maker from Alger, Slaven Tolj, performer and visual artist from Croatia and Danijel Žeželj, visual artist from Croatia.

Venues

The Biennial took place in several buildings of the urban tissue, such as: Palau de Musica, where the opening ceremony took place, Palacio Marqués de Campo, Museo de la Ciudad, Casa-Museo Benlliure, Centro de Artesania, Tinglado del Puerto, Sala Escalante, Filmoteca Valenciana, Centro Cultural Bancaja, Universidad de Valencia, Instituto Francés, Teatro Olimpia, Disco Woody and Teatro. 

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 Promoters

Algeria: Tipasa International Biennial, City of Alger; Croatia: Moderna Galerija Rijeka; Cyprus: Ministry of Education; France: City of Marseille, City of Montpellier; Greece: City of Athens, City of Thessaloniki; Italy: City of Bari, City of Bologna, City of Ferrara, City of Florence, City of Forli, City of Milan, City of Modena, City of Naples, City of Parma, City of Pescara, City of Prato, City of Reggio Emilia, City of Trieste, City of Turin, City of Venice, ARCI Italy, ARCI Bari, ARCI Florence, ARCI Milan, ARCI Naples, ARCI Pescara, ARCI Trieste, ARCI Turin; Morocco: City of Rabat; Portugal: General Secretariat for Culture, Clubes Portugues de Artes e ideais; Republic of San Marino: Public Education Department; Spain: City of Almerìa, City of Madrid, City of Malaga, City of Seville, City of Zaragoza; Tunisia: City of Tunis.

Organizers

Honorary President

S.A.R Don Felipe De Borbón y Grecia Prince of Asturias

President

Rita Barbera Nolla – Mayor of the City of Valencia

Vice President

José Rafael García-Fuster y Gónzalez-Alegre – Deputy Mayor for Sport And Youth

Advisor

José Miguel Rosillo

Organizing Committee

Director

José Garnería

Coordinator

Julia Ángeles Tornal

Secretariat

Raquel García Del Campo

Financial Consultant

Teresa Fluviá

Head of Youth and Sport Department

Carmen Porta

Graphic Designer

Toni Paricio

Human Resources Responsible

Rafael Blanquer Alcantud

Press Office

Ignacio Giner Quilis

Photographer

Rocío Casanova

Exhibitions and Installations

Luís Viguer

Logistic

T.T.I. S.A.

Assurance

Actuaciones

Music and Show Coordinators

Salvador Benavent, Juan Carlos Dauder

Conferences

Maria García-Lliberós

Opening Ceremony

Jorge Culla

Exhibition and Show Coordinator

Josevi Plaza, Jorge Culla, Pepa Ortiz 

 

 

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