Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Teximus 2 Exhibition - Information from Grietje van der Veen

Three years after Teximus 1, the exhibition TEXIMUS 2 now displays a wide variety of new textile art from Switzerland. The exhibition is the result of a competition aiming at all artists living and working in Switzerland. The competition was organised again by TAFch, i.e. Gabi Mett, Judith Mundwiler, Ursula Suter and Grietje van der Veen. This group dadicate themselves to fostering the prominence of textile art in Switzerland, and the appreciation of it as a form of art. With this invitation to submission the group There were no restrictions regarding material or techniques.

Following the announcement of TEXIMUS 1, there was a resounding response to the new exhibition. Surprisingly there could be found many new names among the artists who submitted an excellent standard of works. The independent jury did not have an easy choice. However, ultimately they have chosen 41 artworks by 31 different artists that will be on display in Zug with a convincing variety of textile forms of expression.

The works of all artists as well as of some jury members and the organisers are collected and presented in a representative catalogue.
Opening hours:

Thursday      16.3.17, 6.30 pm – 9 pm
Friday           17.3.17, 11 am – 7 pm
Saturday       18.3.17, 11 am – 7 pm
Sunday         19.3.17, 10 am – 5 pm
Vernissage:   16.3.17, 6.30 pm

Altstadthalle, Untere Altstadt 14, 6300 Zug, Switzerland

More information is accessible here: www.tafch.ch and www.tafch.blogspot.com

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