July 30, 2021 to July 31, 2021
Area Studies, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, Cultural History / Studies, Eastern Europe History / Studies, Ethnic History / Studies
The 4th International Art Festival and Conference “Divi Jūliji. DARING ”.
The Gulbene Municipality Museum of History and Arts in cooperation with Gulbene Municipality Council organizes the 4th International Art Festival “Divi Jūliji”, which will take place from July 30th to 31st, 2021 in Gulbene, Latvia. The festival is devoted to Jūlijs Madernieks (1870-1955) and Jūlijs Straume (1874-1970) - two Gulbene born prominent artists of applied arts.
Lecturers from Latvia, Azerbaijan, Denmark, Georgia, Iran, Turkey will participate in the conference. Working languages: Latvian and English. Translation will be provided.
July 30, 2021
10:00 – 11:00 Registration
11:00 – 11:10 Opening words:
Andis Caunītis, Chairman of Gulbene Municipality Council
Valda Vorza, Director of Gulbene Municipality History and Art Museum
Imants Ļaviņš, Conference Moderator
11:10 – 11:50 Jānis Borgs, art observer, critic, publicist, curator. environmental and graphic designer still practicing in artistic activity “Origins of Art Nouveau and its initial development in Europe” (Latvia)
11:50 – 12:10 Shirin Melikova, Doctor of philosophy in art history, Director of Azerbaijan National Carpet Museum "Carpet culture in Azerbaijan: traditional and modern trends" (Republic of Azerbaijan)
13:40 – 14:00 Anet Brusgaard, Head of European Tapestry Forum “Europe in Tapestry: Traditions and Symbolism in Modern Tapestry Era " (Denmark)
14:00 – 14:20 Karim Mirzaee, Assistant Proffesor Tabriz Islamic Art University, "A Comparative Study Between Persian Painting and Persian Carpets” (Islamic Republic of Iran)
14:20 – 14:40 Ruhi Konak, Assoc. Prof. Kastamonu University Fine Arts and Desing Faculty, Kastamonu University, Fine art and design Faculty, Department Member “The role and place of traditional arts in the modern vocational education system in Turkey” (Republic of Turkey)
14:50 – 15:10 Deniz Coşkun, Mg. oec., carpet weaving and yarn dyeing expert "What it means to be a master of applied arts in the Middle East" (Republic of Turkey)
15:10 – 15:30 Ilze Mailīte, Mg. sc. ing., weaver "Master of Applied Arts: Lifestyle and Business in Latvia" (Latvia)
15:30 – 15:50 Imants Ļaviņš, Dr.hist., Mg.philol., Assistant Professor, EKA University of Applied Sciences "Identity and succession in creativity” (Latvia)
16:00 – 17:00 Discussion
Discussion moderator - Imants Ļaviņš