As part of the Georgian cultural festival Brücke: Zurich–Tbilisi, Cabaret Voltaire and Kunsthalle Zürich invite you to the Löwenbräu-Areal. Art historians Nino Chogoshvili and Irine Jorjadze will explain the development and significance of Modernism, Futurism and Dada in the Georgian art scene. The classic film Chemi bebia (The Grandmother, 1929), a satire on the Soviet bureaucracy, will be shown after the lectures and talk.
–Prof. Dr. Nino Chogoshvili: Georgian Modernism (lecture)
–Irine Jorjadze: Futurism and Dada in Georgia (lecture) and presentation of the book H2SO4. Futurism and Dada in Tbilisi.
–Followed by a talk with the two speakers and a film screening of My Grandmother (Chemi bebia, 1929) by director Kote Mikaberidze.
More on the Georgian cultural festival:
The interdisciplinary Georgian cultural festival Brücke: Zurich-Tbilisi aims to present the current art and cultural scene of Georgia, to deepen the cultural dialogue between the two countries and create a network of cooperation. The founder and director of the festival is the association's president Elene Chechelashvili, who has curated the autumn 2021 programme in cooperation with the Zürich cultural institutions the Filmpodium, Literaturhaus Zürich, Cabaret Voltaire, ZAZ Zentrum Architektur Zürich and Kunstraum Walcheturm. Partner organisations on the Georgian side are the National Film Centre, the Writers' House of Georgia and the Georgian Embassy in Bern.
In the future, a mirrored programme «Bridge: Tbilisi-Zurich» will be organised and the Swiss art and culture scene will be brought to Georgia.
Ort: Ebene A, Löwenbräukunst, Zugang Limmatstrasse 270 (per Aufzug) & 268 (per Treppe)