Paper 2002 Balkan Symposium
We continue the retrospection of the “Paper” plein-air initiated by Dobrich Art Gallery in the far 1995. For 10 days Kranevo is Paper again. “For the seventh time – from the mid 1990s onwards – annually the Dobrich Art Gallery offers to the public meetings with wider and non-conventional dimensions of creative expression by means of Paper. The participation of 71 artists from 14 countries will remain in the history of the International Symposium of the same name. They have met at the Bulgarian coast where traditionally the Symposium has been held led by their professional interest in Paper. Also this year’s Paper 2002 Balkan Symposium became something more than a territory of artistic and experimental work, it is multilevel by seeking the common point between the artists from Romania and Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Bulgaria, by the mutual sensation of closeness and friendship and the essential – by the declared willingness for knowing better one another and for partnership in the future. “Paper – pure as a soul” said one of the youngest participants this year. White, charged with symbols Paper took on the creative amplitudes, various artistic ideas and emotions and at last it re-embodied into 12 big fruits for the performance, devoted to the Pomegranate. All the participants took part in the performance – in the hope of good germination of new creative Balkan meetings.” /Evelina Handzhieva/ In the Balkan symposium “The Paper” 2002 took part 15 artists from the Balkans: Bosnia and Herzegovina - Irfan Hošić, Macedonia - Atanas Atanasoski, Spase Perovski, Nikola Smilkov and Irina Markovska, Romania - Gheorghe Fărcaşiu, Gabriel Brojboiu and Marcel Bunea, Bulgaria - Galina Galabova, Tihomir Manolov, Nedko Nedkov, Penka Dimitrova and Evelina Handzhieva, as well as the representatives of Spain - Greta Alfaro and Gemma Ballesteros.
“BALKAN SYMPOSIUM - GREEN ZONE”
Reconstruction – The Paper ‘98
“In the beginning was… the Paper”