Curator: Tea Ramishvili
21.08.21 – 12.09.21

"Birth of Light" is the opening exhibition in the new art gallery space of Ria Keburia Foundation. It brings together a group of Contemporary Artists, who reflect on their experiences with the current restrictions in the pandemic times. The show features works including paintings, textile and installation.

Despite difficulties and unstable situation, the art world is still at the edge of transition. Artists are adapting to this new reality, they continue to experiment with new themes and forms, reflecting on the current "state of isolation" through their
artworks.

Bringing together a group of artists whose works are absolutely different from each other we want to explore, what possibilities might exist for human beings to live as a collective body in this "new world" and how important it is nowadays. The works featured in the exhibition are the direct reference of each artist's personal interaction with their own surroundings, the reflections about the present and the future. Each work in the show manifests the changes through two contrast sides: a light or shadow, protection or limitation.

Exhibition presents a little model of the universe, which is so varied and multifaceted, but it's also has the balance and after the dark, there always comes the light. "Birth of this light" takes place every day and this is a symbol of hope. Each artwork presents the day which came after this light, and they all are different from each other, like every day they also have their own stories with their multifaceted approach and a glimmer of light, reflecting the spirit in a way of life.

This show contradicts the usual standards of exhibition and with this "ordered chaos", interplay of light and dark, the artists want to show to the visitors the way of collectiveness and unity, which is exactly the right way moving forward for the improved and better tomorrow.

A key priority for this group show is to also to keep supporting young, Georgian Contemporary Artists.

The exhibition features the works of: The exhibition features the works of: Teona Yamanidze, Mariam Shakarashvili, Beka Sakvarelidze, Sopho Mamaladze, Ana Dedabrishvili, Tornike Robaqidze, Verski Iobashvili, Natalia Lashkhi, Venera Kazarova, Sasha Frolova

BIRTH OF LIGHT - Group Show by Ria Keburia Residency artists
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