Date: 18/11/2008 until 29/11/2008
Location: Gallery KiBela, Maribor – Slovenia
Organisers / Producers: ACE KIBLA
Exhibition Automatons: The Theatre of Death by Silvan Omerzu.
Silvan Omerzu is a director, painter and puppeteer. After graduating from the Faculty of Education in Ljubljana, he started working in Ljubljana Puppet Theatre. In 1983 he received a grant to study in Prague, where he completed a specialization in puppet design and set design for puppet stages. His authorial poetics has been the most strongly realised by the Konj Puppet Theatre, which staged puppet performances for adult audiences. Between the years 1994-1996 he cooperated with Minor Theatre, the main puppet theatre in Prague on a regular basis. He taught at he Theatre and Puppet School in Ljubljana and was the artistic editor of Lutka (Puppet) magazine. At the same time he would practice painting, printing, drawing, illustrating, as well as ceramic and poster design. His works were exhibited at 25 solo exhibitions and 46 group exhibitions at home and abroad. He participated in the creation of 19 stage performances. He was awarded nine international and eight national awards for his works, including the Prešeren Fund Award (2006).More Information
The 11th Annual International Conference “EVA 2008 Moscow” was held in Moscow between 1st and 4th December 2008, its main topic being Information Society, Culture, Education. Peter Tomaž Dobrila presented the x-op project.
EVA Conferences (Electronic Imaging, the Visual Arts & Beyond) are intended for people interested in new technologies in the cultural sector.They include multi-disciplinary, local and global events around theworld. The main four annual EVA Conferences are held in Florence(March), London (July), Berlin (November), Moscow (December). The conference offers a wide accompanying programme with workshops,festivals and an exhibition.