The last event, the retrospective exhibition of the DIPLOMATIC ART 2014 pilot edition, Timişoara, was opened at the Calpe Gallery on Friday, December 12th, 2014. Organized by the Union of Artists, Timisoara branch (UAPT) and financed by the Local Council Timisoara, the project presents works of visual artists from countries that have General and Honorary Consulates and Timisoara. The retrospective exhibition presented a selection of over 150 works signed by 40 artists from 19 countries, including Romania (paintings, graphics, sculpture, digital art, photography, video-art) on display in the 6 previous exhibitions opened from September to December 2014: Olof Ahlström (Sweden), Aranyi Sándor (Hungary), Marian Bahovski (Bulgaria), Clemens Beungkun Sou (South Korea), Nikolay Bojinov (Bulgaria), Míriam Cantera (Spain), Radostina Doganova (Bulgaria), Els Geelen (The Netherlands), Remo Giatti (Italy), Viktoria Georgieva (Bulgaria), Bea Gschwend (Germany), Christo Guelov (Bulgaria), Inga Heamägi (Estonia), Josef Jelínek (Czech Republic), Christine Kertz (Austria), Barbora Kicovová (Czech Republic), Kovács Péter /Pet’R (Hungary), Lóránt János Demeter (Hungary), Michel Mazzoni (France), Rithika Merchant (India), Nagy Gábor (Hungary), Simona Nuţiu Gradoux (France), Elisabeth Ochsenfeld (Germany), Beatriz Palomero (Spain), Miroslav Pavlovič (Serbia), Ján Petrovič (Czech Republic), Popovics Lőrinc (Hungary), Xhezair Rexhepi (Macedonia), Sejben Lajos (Hungary), Alžběta Skálová (Czech Republic), Szabó Tamás (Hungary), Juan Valladares (Peru), Ivan Vasilcin (Romania), Végh András (Hungary), Nicolae Velciov (Romania), Vladimír Vilimovský (Czech Republic), Nahla Weslati (Tunisia), Vladimir Yosifov (Bulgaria), Simion Zamşa (Moldova), Teodor Zbârnea (Moldova).
Alongside the works of each participating artist at the previous events, the Diplomatic Art 2014 retrospective exhibition also presented a selection of video-art by the Bulgarian artist Christo Guelov.
Ciprian Chirileanu, Ioan Szekernyes, Pavel Şuşară, Siegfried Geilhausen (Vice-Consul General Consulate Germany), Silviu Lugojan (Honorary Consul Italy), Jose Miguel Viñals Ariño (Honorary Consul Spain), Radu Mihaescu (Honorary Consul Macedonia) (photo Oana Bolog Bleich)
Christo Guelov (Bulgaria)
For their participation at the Diplomatic Art 2014 events the organizers wish to thank Their Excellencies: Mr. Siegfried Geilhausen (Vice-Consul, General Consulate Germany), Mr. Silviu Lugojan (Honorary Consul Italy), Mr. Radu Mihăescu (Honorary Consul Macedonia), Mr. Rufino Delgado Montenegro (Honorary Consul Peru), Ms. Irena Radojicic (Consul, General Consulate Serbia), Mr. Jose Miguel Viñals Ariño (Honorary Consul Spain).
We also wish to thank everyone who provided us support with the Diplomatic Art 2014 events: Alina Baciu, Carmen Bayer, Oana Bolog Bleich, Radu Buriac, Delia Crăciun, Ingrid Diac, Suzana Fântânariu, Mirela Iacob, Sorina Jecza, Alma Kis, Simona Nuţiu Gradoux, Elisabeth Ochsenfeld, Simona Neumann, Gabriela Petcana, Brita Prinz, Lavinia Simion, Ana Subi, Iulia Ţurcanu, Aranyi Sandor, Costin Brăteanu, Laurenţiu Demetrovici, Petru Ilieşu, René Kubášek, Daniel Malbert, Sorin Nicodim, Sorin Vlad Predescu, Remus Rotaru, Nicolae Strâmbeanu, Ovidiu Şandor, Robert Şerban, Pavel Şuşară, Călin Petcana, Teodor Pop, Ivan Vasilchin, Nicolae Velciov, Johannes Wolf.
Project Team - Diplomatic Art 2014, Timișoara / Romania:
CIPRIAN CHIRILEANU - initiator and coordinator vice-president UAPT
RENÉE RENARD - project assistant
IOAN SZEKERNYES - president UAPT
DANIELA GOMBOŞ - director UAPT
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