About Basque contemporary art, in Paris

Euskara. Kultura. Mundura.

2015-04-07

The University Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III  became a meeting point for contemporary art on March 30. The conference Contemporary Art:  The creation of Spaces To Think. Galicia, Basque Country, Catalonia, organized by the reader of the Etxepare Basque Institute Miren Ibarluzea, offered the opportunity to create links between artists.


The professors of the Faculty of Arts of the UPV-EHU Lorea Alfaro Garcia and Jose Angel Lasa Garikano and Basque graphic artist living in Paris Marga Berra Zubieta interacted with the audience in a friendly and intimate atmosphere. Among this audience was, for example, Marta Ponsa, one of the managers of the Jeu de Paume museum who also took part at the conference representing the Catalan contemporary art together with Alicia Koff. Misha Gola represented Galicia at the conference.


Students and art enthusiasts who participated in the conference heard the proposals of the artists and deepened into Basque, Galician and Catalan contemporary art in. The aim of the conference was to create spaces for thinking, and as Jose Angel Lasa said: "The philosopher thinks, the scientist thinks, and the artist thinks. Everyone has his/her own tools, and contemporary art is born when thinking on current issues”

The University Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III  became a meeting point for contemporary art on March 30. The conference Contemporary Art:  The creation of Spaces To Think. Galicia, Basque Country, Catalonia, organized by the reader of the Etxepare Basque Institute Miren Ibarluzea, offered the opportunity to create links between artists.


The professors of the Faculty of Arts of the UPV-EHU Lorea Alfaro Garcia and Jose Angel Lasa Garikano and Basque graphic artist living in Paris Marga Berra Zubieta interacted with the audience in a friendly and intimate atmosphere. Among this audience was, for example, Marta Ponsa, one of the managers of the Jeu de Paume museum who also took part at the conference representing the Catalan contemporary art together with Alicia Koff. Misha Gola represented Galicia at the conference.


Students and art enthusiasts who participated in the conference heard the proposals of the artists and deepened into Basque, Galician and Catalan contemporary art in. The aim of the conference was to create spaces for thinking, and as Jose Angel Lasa said: "The philosopher thinks, the scientist thinks, and the artist thinks. Everyone has his/her own tools, and contemporary art is born when thinking on current issues”

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