IAPA |Second Invitational Exhibition

Taoxichuan Art Museum
No. 299 Chaoyang road, Jingdezhen, Jiangxi.China
01.09-06.10.2018

Alicia Candiani and 2 pieces of the “Passengers of the Snow” series, 2018

Alicia Candiani has been invited as second time to the IAPA International Academic Print Alliance Exhibition as an artist as well as an advisor for the Latin America region. She presented her most recent pieces made during her visiting appointment at the Expanded Media Division, School of Art and Design, Alfred University, USA. “Passengers of the Snow” is a series of digitally generated large pieces printed on William Turner paper. As advisor she selected three Latin American artists to be included in the exhibition: Nelson Castro (Chile), Miguel Rivera (Mexico) and Enrique Leal (Brazil).

On the afternoon of September 23, 2018 the 2nd International Academic Print Alliance (IAPA) Invitational exhibition opened at the Taoxichuan Art Museum in Jingdezhen, China. The exhibition featured 223 pieces featuring 120 artists from 27 countries including China, Australia, Ireland, Argentina, Bulgaria, Poland, Belgium, Russia, South Korea, Canada, the United States, South Africa, Nicaragua, Japan, India, Puerto Rico, Israel, Italy, Great Britain, Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Serbia and Spain. On the basis of to offer a complete review of what is happening in contemporary print media practices, this exhibition focuses more on the discussion and confirmation of the concept of print, and on the way of understanding based on different cultural backgrounds. From September 24 to 25, the International Academy Printmaking Alliance also held a two-day seminar consisting of two parts: opening speeches and debate on the subject. The IAPA has been used as an international communication platform in the field of print media practices.


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