All In Two: Irisa Blumate and Iveta Vecenāne

15 October - 12 December 2021 Baku

Opening soon is a retrospective of Latvian textile artists Irisa Blumate and her student at the Latvian Academy of Arts Iveta Vecenāne. Through an intergenerational dialogue the two artists reflect on the development of tapestry art over the course of history, exploring the diverse approaches and techniques in reaction to their surroundings. It is a journey of discovery, honouring the traditions, skills and knowledge of applied arts.

 

The retrospective demonstrates the diverse works of both artists, creating reflections, feelings about the flow of textile art over time, changes and new solutions. Both artists are from the Academy of Art of Latvia, one is a teacher and the other a student, allowing them to work creatively in their professionall lives, participating in many international and national exhibitions.

 

The exhibition is organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Latvia in cooperationt Gazelli Art House. Textile art has always formed an essential part of Latvian culture and has always been a particularly popular art field. It has deep and historically rooted traditions carrying the inheritance of folk art values and professional skills. The Embassy of Latvia are very keen to share this cultural heritage with the Azerbaijani audience.

 

Private View: 15 October, 6 – 8 pm (AZT)