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AE4 in Deutsches Textilmuseum 2019

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Asia-Europe4 continues in Deutsches Textilmuseum , Krefeld (DE), from 16. May - 18. August 2019. The exhibition is successful. Innumerable marks of sympathy are written in the guestbook and we receive kind messages about feelings of beauty, poetry, philosophy and quality of the exhibition. Sincere thanks to all visitors and your comments. Next stop will be in Denmark, Dronninglund Kunstcenter , 26. April - 26. June, 2020. Welcome!    

AE4 opened in Tournai 1.March 2019

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Asia-Europe 4 exhibition opened in Tournai, Belgium 1. March, 2019 and will be open until 28. April, 2019. The exhibition presents in 3 loacations: - Tamat (Centre de la Tapisseri e, des Arts Muraux et des Arts du Tissu de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles) - le CRECIT (Ateliers Tournaisiens de Tapisserie) -le Centre de la Marionette de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles - Musée des Arts de la Marionette Opening hours: Tues-Fri 9h30 - 12h30 and 14h00 - 17h00, Sat-Sun 14h00 - 17h00 Entry fee: 5€ The opening 1. March, 2019, proceeded in following order: - at 16h30 in CRECIT , 2 rue Paul Pastur -at 17h30 in Centre de la Marionette , 47 rue Saint-Martin () - at 18h30 in Tamat , 9 Place Reine Astrid Exhibition is curated by Marika Szaraz. The exhibition was opened by Ministre-Président de la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles Rudy Demotte, Président du College provincial, Directrice Béatrice Pennant and curator Marika Szaraz.  Here are links to articles and videos from

Asia-Europe 4 tours 2019-20

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Asia-Europe 4 exhibition opens in Musée de la Tapisserie, Tournai, Belgium    from  the 1. March   to 28. April,   2019. After Tournai the exhibition travels to Germany and opens in the  Deutsches Textilmuseum Krefeld   at  the 12. May   and will go on until 18. August,   2019. Next stop for the Asia-Europe 4 exhibition will be in    Dronninglund Kunstcenter in Denmark from   the 19. April   to 7. June, 2020.
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Asia-Europe III opens in Lithuania Asia-Europe III exhibition opens for the 3rd and last time in the beautiful museum of Janina Monkute-Marks Museum-Gallery , Kedainiai, Lithuania on 12th Jan, 2018 at 5 pm. Welcome! The exhibition is open until 10th March, 2018. Here's incitation card to the opening. The images are from left: Beili Liu (CN), "Toil" (180 x 120 cm, silk organza); Jin-Sook So (KR), "Untitled 1-3" ( 12 x Ø 43 cm; 15 x Ø 43 cm; 12 x Ø 42  cm, p ersonal technique; steel mesh, electroplated, silver, gold and steel mesh thread) and  Lina Ringeliené (LT),  “Abloom I, Abloom II”; “Echinodermata” ( 10 x 17 x 19 cm; 32 x 23 x 9 cm; 34 x 32 x 15 cm, p ersonal technique; guts, rose thorns, lava stones, onyx, quarts, plaster).

Selected artists for AE4

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Valerie Buess (DE): Where Thoughts Arise Artists or the Asia-Europe 4 exhibition: Antra Augustinovica - Estonia Valerie Buess - Germany Isabel Berglund - Denmark Nora   Chalmet - Belgium Sui Park  - Korea Catherine Chanteloube - France Cho Yuhn Kyung - Korea Moon Jiyoung - Korea Wlodzimierz Cygan - Poland Judit Droppa - Hungary Yasuko Iyanaga - Japan Chikako Imaizumi - Japan Asta Fedaraviciute - Lituanie Hui Liu - China Kakuko ishii - Japan Kela Cremachi – Italy Raija Jokinen - Finland Yukako Sorai - Japan Cha Young Soon - Korea Mitsuru Kuroki - Japan MakikoWakisaka - Japan  Terezia Krnàcovà - Slovakia  Miki Nakamura - Japan  Minako Watanabe - Japan  Leyun Wang - China Maria Ortega - Spain Sandrine Pincemaille - France  Toko Hayashi - Japan Lina Ringeliené - Lithuania Tanikawa Tsuruko - Japan Marie-Noelle Risack - Belgium Elsbet Wiens - Germany Takumi Ushio - Japan Wu Fan - China Magda Sobon - Poland Marika Szaraz Luxemburg / Hungary

Opening Asia-Europe 3 in Lodz, PL

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The Asia-Europe 3 exhibition was opened in the  Central Museum of Textiles, Łódź, Poland on the 7th Sept, 2017 and it will be open until 12th Nov, 2017 Kakuko Ishii (JP): Musubu, 3 x á ø 50 cm, paper string  In the opening curator Marika Szaraz gave a speech: The Asia-Europe Fiber Art exhibitions where founded in 2009 by Erny PIRET.  The concept of the Asia-Europe exhibitions is to show the rich and creative imagination of European- and Asian textile artists through their specific cultures.
 The exhibition presents a particular vision of textile and fiber art works, signifying that artists exclusively use the technique to express themselves. If Asian works are authentic, and their culture is a continuation of their traditions, Europeans have nothing to envy, they have every reason to be proud of their ingenuity, diversity and originality. Convinced of these qualities I have accepted works, that are executed in traditional Asian techniques, only created by Asian artist

Call for works, AE 4, new deadline!

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Marika Szaraz (BE / HU): Reflets (detail), ø 130cm, weaving, VI, CO, paper The deadline for applications to participate in the 4th edition of 'Asia-Europe' is changing foreward to 1 july 2017 .