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Tbilisi International Regional Festival

Degree & Profession

“Life Beyond Tourism - Countries, history, cultural tourism”

Virtual expo and Conference

20-23 April 2010, Tbilisi, Georgia

Menu: Tbilisi Home, Program, Info & Registration, Photos & Results

In this page:

- Acknowledgements to the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation        Click here
- New agreements between Florence and Tbilisi
        Click here
- Photo Gallery           Click here
- The Smart Presentation Results of the Tbilisi Festival       Click here
- The results of the workshops of the Tbilisi Festival        Click here
 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS TO THE ROMUALDO DEL BIANCO FOUNDATION:

During the Regional Festival in Tbilisi the President of the Foundation, Mr Paolo Del Bianco, received “Honoris Causa” Degree both by the Tbilisi State Academy of Art, delivered by  Recton Giorgi Bughadze, and by the Iv. Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, delivered by Rector Giorgi Khubua.

For this occasion the Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation  communicated the receiveing of this important acknowledgement to a series fo Florentine institutions which collaborate with the Foundation, receiving the following letters of congratulation and of recognition of the great collaboration existing between Florence and Tbilisi.

Click on the links to read the letters (Italian and English version)  

 
ICOMOS Italia
Maurizio Di Stefano
President
Comune di Firenze
Dario Nardella
Vice-Mayor
Comune di Bagno a Ripoli
Luciano Bartolini
Mayor
University of Florence - Dep. of Economics
Guido Ferrari
Professor
       
Confindustria Firenze
Giovanni Gentile
President
Galleria degli Uffizi
Antonio Natali
Director
Centro Romantico, Gabinetto Scientifico Letterario GP Vieusseux
Maurizio Bossi
Director
Rotary Club Firenze Est
Giuliano Sistini
President


NEW AGREEMENTS BETWEEN FLORENCE AND TBILISI

ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS OF FLORENCE AND TBILISI STATE ACADEMY OF ARTS
Also we are glad to communicate that in occasion of this Festival was finalized the Agreement between the Rector of the Tbilisi State Academy of Art, Giorgi Bughadze, and the Director of the Academy of Fine Arts of Florence, Paolo Targetti. This agreement will allow a deep collaboration between the two insitutions.

UNIVERSITY OF FLORENCE AND TBILISI UNIVERSITIES
Also it was confirmed by the Rector of the University of Florence, Prof. Alberto Tesi, the interest to create a collaboration between the Florentine University and the Academic Institutions of Tbilisi.
Read here the letter of the Magnifico Rettore, Prof. Alberto Tesi

 

SOME PHOTOS OF THE FESTIVAL

Click on the photo to enlarge

     
     


Also some participants wrote on their blogs more about the Festival in Tbilisi:

Duncan Tonatiuh Smith: "One of the most exciting experiences I’ve had this year was attending the Regional Art Festival in Tbilisi, Georgia. I was invited to present my project Journey of a Mixteco, which was my senior thesis at Parsons the New School of Design in 2008." Read more

Ida C Benedetto: "The “Life Beyond Tourism” festival in the Georgian capital of Tbilisi last week, organized by Faculty of Media Art at the Tbilisi State Academy of Art, attempted to bring together international art and design school alumni to present their thesis projects and get a taste of Georgian culture." Read more

 

PROJECT OF “I-STUDIO FOR ART, DESIGN AND ARCHITECTURE”
Record of proceedings of the Jury
evaluating the international Smart Presentations and workshops,
held during the Tbilisi International Regional Festival 2010,
established in the framework of Romualdo Del Bianco Foundation
23 April, 2010

Members of the students festival Jury, evaluating “Smart presentations”:
1. Giorgi Bughadze - professor, Rector of the Tbilisi State Academy
2. David Abuladze - (representativeSopio Gabadadze) - Head of the Georgian Union of Architects
3. Lydia Matthew - Professor of Visual Culture / Associate Dean, Parson’s University, The New School for Design, US
4. Zaza Iashvili - guest-professor, Head of the Architectural Studio at the Georgian National Museum
5. Gocha Mikiashvili - professor, Dean of the Faculty of Architecture, urbanities and design, Georgian Technical University.
6. Tea Tsitlanadze - Deputy Head of the Department of Scientific Research and Development, Tbilisi State University
7. Nato Gengiuri - Full professor, Sh. Rustaveli Georgia University of Theatre and Film
8. David Janelidze - Full-professor, Sh. Rustaveli Georgia University of Theatre and Film
9. Emma Harutyunyan - professor of Erevan State University of Architecture and Construction, Armenia
10. Giga Tagauri - Associate professor, V. Saradjishvili Tbilisi State Conservatorium

Schedule:
1. “Smart presentations” in the field of architecture, urban planning; media art , video art, animation, digital art; cultural heritage, conservation, restoration, art history and theory; design, fashion; cultural tourism
The Jury has evaluated presentations by 25 speakers

Contest prizes: Grand prize; I, II, III places; also, nominations: Best animated film, Best digital modeling, Best digital multimedia, Best graphic design

The Winners are:

Grand prize (1 500 GEL) - Duncan Tonatiuh Smith, USA - See and vote the project here

- I place (500 GEL) - Christopher Nesbit, USA - See and vote the project here
- II place (500 GEL) - Nino Talakhadze, Georgia - See and vote the project here
- III place (500 GEL) - Ketevan Matiashvili, Georgia - See and vote the project here

Best animated film (200 GEL) - Maka Zedelashvili, Georgia - See and vote the project here
Best digital modeling (200 GEL) - David Kopaleishvili, Georgia - See and vote the project here
Best digital multimedia (200 GEL) - Nina Nikogosian, Georgia - See and vote the project here
Best graphic design (200 GEL) - Alexandre Kozmanishvili, Georgia - See and vote the project here

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT WORKSHOPS in the context of “Degree & Profession”.
At the festival, there were arranged 5 workshops, with participation of 197 students

Workshop: "Local design and global design"
Project leaders: Frank Ioachim Grossman, Germany; Nodar Sumbadze (Associate professor, Faculty of Media Art), Luka Mikeladze (Assistant professor, Faculty of Media Art), Shorena Otkhozoria (Assistant professor, Faculty of Media Art)
Jury members: Nodar Sumbadze (Associate professor, Faculty of Media Art), Rusudan Eristavi (Associate professor, Faculty of Media Art), Maka Chichinadze (Associate professor, Faculty of Media Art)
Field: Book, poster, web design
Participants: 45 students, being divided into 9 groups

Winners of the project:
I group (300 GEL)
Giorgi Giorgadze, Tornike Dvali, Nikoloz Maisuradze, Robi Getiashvili, Anano Megrelishvili,
Aleksandre Kozmanishvili

II group (300 GEL) Ervand Muradiani, Ana javakhishvili, Nato Davitashvili, Lina Batsiashvili, Nino Gokshelidze

Workshop: Interdisciplinary project “Cultural identity-view variety”
Project leader: Ani Kldiashvili (Associate professor, Faculty of Restoration, art history and theory), Tamar Darsavelidze (guest-professor)
Jury members: Ani Kldiashvili (Associate professor, Faculty of Restoration, art history and theory), Nato Gengiuri (Full professor, Georgia University of theatre and film), Marina Tevzaia (Associate professor, Faculty of Media Art)
Field: art history and theory, multidisciplinary project
Participants: 38 students, being divided into 7 groups

Winners of the project:
I group (300 GEL)
Omar Totoshvili

II group (300 GEL)
Sandro Andguladze, Dimitri Lortkipanidze, Ilia Dzidziguri, Irakli Panchulidze, Murman Iashvili, Guram Amashukeli

Workshop: Tbilisi State Conservatoire “Georgian Folk Song”
Project leader: Assoc. Professor Nato Zumbadze, Head of the Georgian Folk Music direction at the Tbilisi State Conservatoire
Field of: Georgian Folk Song

Workshop-seminar: “Creative Shibori”
Project leader: Keti Kavtaradze (Assoc. professor at the Faculty of Design)
Jury members: Tinatin Kldiashvili (Full professor, dean of the Faculty of Design), Keti Kavtaradze (Assoc. professor at the Faculty of Design)
Field: textile design
Participants: 28 students

Winner of the project-Mariam Kapanadze (300 GEL)

Workshop . Clauzura- "First settlement on the moon"
Project leader: Giorgi Batiashvili( Full-professor, Faculty of Architecture);
Jury members: Nana Kutateladze (Assoc. Professor, Faculty of Architecture, TSAA), Lasha Chlaidze (Assoc. Professor, Faculty of Architecture, TSAA), Vladimer Tsintsadze (Full Professor, Faculty of Architecture, TSAA), Gocha Mikiashvili (Full. Professor, Faculty of Architecture, urbanities and design, Georgian technical University), Vakhtang Davitaia (Professor, Faculty of Architecture, Georgian technical University), Nikoloz Shavishvili (Professor, Faculty of Architecture, Georgian technical University)
Field: Architecture
Participants: 87 students

Winner of the project:
I place (300 GEL) - Tamar Kurtsikidze
II place (150 GEL) - Natalia Djojua
III place (100 GEL) - Nika Tsulaia

Person, responsible for arranging festival contests:
Professor Nana Iashvili, Festival organizer, expert of romulado Del Bianco foundation, Dean of the Faculty of Media Art
Secretary of the record of proceedings: Svetlana Rostiashvili
 

 

 



AWARDS OF THE FLORENCE FESTIVAL 2014

Life Beyond Tourism®
Award of 2.000 €
Fiona Kavakure
Fiona Kavakure (Burundi)


Medals by the President of the Italian Republic, Giorgio Napolitano to:
Maura Caturano
Maura Caturano (Italy)

Delia Casadei
Delia Casadei (Italy)

Anna Vladimirova
Anna Vladimirova (Russia)
     
     
       
   

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