UC Fine Arts Student Accepted into International Exhibition

26 January 2017

Jen Bowmast, a Masters student at UC School of Fine Arts has had her work "Poetics of Space" accepted as one of the finalists for the Arte Laguna Prize.

  • Jen-Bowmast Poetics of Space

125 works from around the world - paintings, photographs, installations, videos, digital works, land art projects, performances - give a glimpse into the current state of international contemporary art. These works by emerging artists will arrive in Venice after going through a strict selection by directors of museums and foundations, international art critics and curators. The works are finalists in the competition Arte Laguna Prize 16.17, which this year returns to the Arsenale of Venice with an original exhibition curated by Igor Zanti with the collaboration of ten names from the international art scene: Flavio Arensi, Tamara Chalabi, Paolo Colombo, Suad Garayeva, Ilaria Gianni, Emanuele Montibeller, Salvador Nadales, Fatos Ustek, Alma Zevi.

The event is scheduled for March 25 at 6:00 pm at Nappe Arsenale Nord, Venice, with the grand opening ceremony attracting more than 3 thousand visitors every year.

For further information please contact:

Sarah Brown
Office & Gallery Manager, School of Fine Arts
Ph: 3694416
sarahe.brown@canterbury.ac.nz

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