ADAM GLINSKI was born 1943 in Poland. Now Liechtenstein citizen. Studies in theology, philosophy, education (PL A). Teacher (PL A FL). Now in retirement and working as an artist and writer. Member of the BBKL (Liechtenstein’s Association of professional visual artists). Some literary texts published. Since youth he is painting (acrylic, drawing ink, oil, mixed media…), photographing, sculpting, writing… and open in his person-and-work for the deeper sense of life. He makes intuitive pictures with abstract, figurative, as ethnic, symbolical elements. He reflects often his works in own-poems (> picture-words). Exhibitions: FL (Vaduz), D (Mannheim, Baden-Baden, Osnabrück, Berlin), A (Graz, Salzburg, Innsbruck), F (Strasbourg, Colmar), I (Firenze, Assisi, Bozen), CH (Zürich, Olten, Zug), NL (Rotterdam). Some awards: from “Europäischer Kulturkreis Baden-Baden” (2008-2009), by Florence Biennale 2009 (5° Premio Pittura Lorenzo Il Magnifico for Painting),
by Florence Biennale 2011 (5° Premio Internazionale Lorenzo Il Magmifico for Fotografia). HERE informations abaut his work.
ALESSANDRO MICHELETTI, Turati Road 33, Piombino (Li), 57025 Livorno Toscana Italia, Alessandromicheletti2@virgilio.it / Alessandromicheletti2@hotmail.it
He studied Political Economics and is working in field of International Trade. He is interested in music, photography, literature and art in general. He started his experience joining a music band in the area of Rock and Blues, and implementing his sound going to many concerts of my favorite music bands. He loves writing short stories about daily Life for which he's collecting material for publishing a book, if possible, like his father done in his past. He loves and does street photography but only in BW, and he's organizing an internet group about this theme. Alessandros idea is freedom in his mind and life...
CARMEN OLIVAR was born in 1961 in the theater town of Meiningen / behind the Rhön. There she attended the Polytechnic High School. She started in 1977 an apprenticeship as a watchmaker. In 1988 she was diagnosed neural muscular dystrophy and worked til 1990 as a secretary in Frankfurt (Oder). Early retirement started in 1990. Now their new HOME of choice is Berlin and she lives there since 2001. She dedicated herself to painting since about 2010. Carmen writes poems since 1994. The trigger for this was the beginning of her psychoanalysis, in which they handled their strictly-political and abused childhood (daily political brainwashing by the Stasi stepfather...) More about Carmen Olivar and her Creativity You find here
CHRISTINE GLINSKI, born in 1953, has worked in Liechtenstein as a lawyer in social security until 2008. Then she studied journalism - including photo-journalism - at the Freie Journalistenschule FJS in Berlin (diploma 2010), and completed courses in photography at the Liechtenstein art school. She presented her photos in several group exhibitions in galleries and art fairs in Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Italy and Switzerland. Since 2009 she followed literary courses at the Schule des Schreibens in Hamburg and received in 2012 the certificate and an award for one of her short stories. For more information about her photographic work visit THIS site.
DEJAN ĐORĐEVIĆ, a poet, essayist and literary critic was born 1970 in Velika Sejanica near Leskovac, Serbia. He graduated from the Faculty of Philology, groups: South Slavic Literature and Serbo-Croatian language. He is associate of numerous literary magazines: Povelja, Koraci, Letopis matice srpske, Gradina, Dometi... and many electronic: Maxminus, Nosorog, Žikišon, Libertas, Marginalac... He published two collections of poems: "I'm and am not" and "Non/Consent". He is editor of the publishing house "FILEKS" in the journal "DUspenja". He lives and works in Grdelica (municipality Leskovac).
JENNIFER GREGORIAN was born in Romania in 1976, studied at the University “FernUni Hagen” and trawelled through Europe. During school she started already to work as free journalist and painter. 2012, she founded the company DIVERSITY ART MEDIA DAM UG. The business segments of the company are the online magazine DIVERSITY ART MEDIA and the gallery DIVERSITY ART GALERIE in Berlin, which is an art gallery and also an event venue. All creatives get a chance there, regardless of their education. The only requirement is a high artistic level. Jennifer continued as well her own artistic activity and expanded through photography, mixed media and digital works.
MAŠA HRUSTEK SOBOČAN was born 1978 in Čakovec, Croatia. Finished School of Applied Arts and Design in Zagreb and studied art history at the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Zagreb. Worked as a photographer beetwen studies and participated in few exhibitions with B/W photographies. Now works as a curator at the Museum of Međimurja in Čakovec, Croatia. Prone to artistic expression as well as literary expression. Also active in doing pedagogical work - this year she carried out and conducted series of interactive workshops with preschool kids aged 3-7, who learned, acted and painted on the subject of historic stories, legends and myths based on Zrinski family knights, ladies and a dragon Pozoj at the Old town Čakovec castle. During the month and a half of this project called „Muzejske pričalice“ , 814 kids participated with their works displayed in the final exhibition. Maša is also interested in interdisciplinary cooperation with cultural institutions and associations in creating a broader cultural significance for the Međimurje region and giving it prominence on the cultural map of central Europe.
RAJKA POLJAK was born 1964 in Mihovljan, Croatia. From 1971 untill april 2009 she finished school, lived and worked in Zagreb. Since Beginning of 2009 she lives in the Principality Liechtenstein. 2007 and 2008 she edited this blog with the goal to promote Vlado Franjević's activities. In 2008 Rajka was a co-author of the publication "Vlado Franjević's improvisations, Rajka Poljak's interpretations" which was published in edition and support of the Culture Centre of City Čazma. Untill beginning of 2012 she exhibited her artworks in Liechtenstein, French, Germany and Switzerland.
RENATE SCHWEIZER is an free intermodal artist, born in Kirchheim/Teck, Germany with Bachelor- & Masterstudy in Arts Institute of
Boston At Les, USA. She got Scholarship for outstanding students 'Markelstiftung-Robert-Bosch', international scholarship of the ministry of education and the art, NRW
She is making art, music & performances since her beginning childhood.
Since 1983 national and international exhibitions & performances in Germany, Hongkong, India, South Corea, France, Italy, Switzerland, Netherland, Romania, Bulgaria, Poland, Russia, USA, Australia, Israel, England, Hungary, etc. She loves to be an artist in residence like she has been 2005/06 in India (New Delhi), 2004 and 2005 in Romania (Constanza) and she is looking forward to go to Hungary (Budapest) in 2013/14 and 2014/15 to Amsterdam,
Her global art-project `”Come to dinner – intervention to all nations and religions” with used teabags from all over the world and her “”Welten-Bürger-Netz” made of the knotted strings ot the used teabags, stared in 2005/6 became an global art-project integrale.
2007 international award for art and culture "Lorenzo il Magnifico" Sculpture/ Installation
2006 honorable mention „Face the nation“ Designmuseum UC Davis, Davis, California, USA; single
participating european artist
1983 "European puppet-theatre-festival" HongKong;
- since 1982 several publications in books and journals; 1994 "Hirnrisse" Comic, Cartoons, & figures, masks, with Petra Kaster, Germany;
- since 1979 international masks- , puppets and multimedia -performances and - tournees
SERUNI BODJAWATI was
born in Yogyakarta, September 1, 1991. Majoring in Painting, Indonesian Arts Institute of Yogyakarta (ISI Yogyakarta). She has achieved numerous art awards until 2012, such as: Honorary
Award from Director General of Higher Education of the Ministry of Education and Culture, Indonesia (2012), The Best High-Achieving Student by Indonesian Institute of the Arts Yogyakarta
and the Rector of ISI, Prof. Dr. AM. Hermien Kusmayati, S.S.T., S.U. (2012), The Best Painting Artwork Dies Natalis XXVI ISI Yogyakarta (2010), The Best Watercolor Painting ISI Yogyakarta
(2010), The Best Sketch FSR ISI Yogyakarta (2010), Selected Painter: Local Government of Yogyakarta and Kyoto Japan Painting Cooperation (1997), The Best Painting Artwork Dies Natalis XXVII
ISI Yogyakarta (2011), and Top 12 The Best Artwork Bazaar Art Award 2011 Harper's Bazaar Indonesia-Vanessa Art Link Jakarta (2011). She was the champion of 15 children painting competitions
in Yogyakarta and Central Java (1995-1997) and was awarded as The Most Successful International Visual Artist under 20 by La Société des Artistes Contemporains, France
Seruni was elected as one of Indonesian Young Heroes by Aplaus The Lifestyle Indonesia for her achievements in international art scenes. In 2012 she was awarded as The Most Inspiring Woman in Art and Culture by Kartini Magazine and Indonesian First Lady, Ani Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono. Seruni has held four solo exhibitions in Yogyakarta and dozens of group exhibitions both inside and outside the nation as in Indonesia (Galeri Nasional Indonesia, Edwin's Gallery, The Ritz Carlton Jakarta, Taman Budaya Yogyakarta, Jogja National Museum, etc) Japan (Kyoto), America (New York), Australia (Melbourne), Philippine (Manila), Romania (Bucharest), France (Aix-Marseille, Boulogne & Paris), India (Hyderabad), England (London), Germany (VK Lauterbach), New Zealand (Christchurch), Singapore, Hungary (Budapest & Eger) and Spain (City of Cuenca). Besides painting, she is also writing essays, curating local exhibitions in Yogyakarta, and producing art films. Visit her blog to know more about her.