ŁÓDŹ, Poland, May 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
The International Triennial of Tapestry is the oldest, biggest and most prestigious exhibition promoting contemporary fiber art.
The exhibition will be open from May 9th, 2016 (1 pm) until October 30th, 2016 at the Central Museum of Textiles in Łódź (Poland).
The Triennial is an exhibition and a competition that takes place every three years. Apart from artistic criteria, all of the works submitted for the competition had to meet the main technical criterion - be made of raw textile materials, or use the interlacing technique.
Participants were selected by national consultants from the individual countries involved, and by the Program Committee of the 15th International Triennial of Tapestry.
This year's edition includes 135 artists from 46 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Greece, Spain, Ireland, Iceland, Israel, Japan, Canada, Columbia, Costa Rica, Lithuania, Latvia, Mexico, Moldova, the Netherlands, Germany, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, the USA, Hungary, Great Britain and Italy.
The international jury consists of world-famous experts and artists engaged in fiber art. The names of the winners will be announced on May 9th, during the exhibition's opening.
The 15th International Triennial of Tapestry, Łódź 2016 is a presentation of the latest developments in the field of artistic textiles all over the world. The exhibition will present a wide spectrum of works, starting from traditional wall-mounted tapestries, through sculptural three-dimensional forms, to woven installations.
The fifteenth edition of the International Triennial of Tapestry is accompanied by 96 events taking place in Poland throughout 2016.
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