10/14-06-2013 Paris (France)
The exhibition is organized in the context of celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Convention for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage. This interactive art exhibition will comprise master classes of painting, offered by renowned masters of Petrykivka decorative art. They will initiate guests to this unique form of intangible traditional practices of Ukrainian culture.
The famous Petrykivka patterns will be displayed in the course of an associated art presentation. Art critics will accompany the public to explain the succession of generations and dynasties who created this integral art phenomenon. Development of decorative painting in dynamics will be shown through family traditions, helping to preserve its uniqueness and add new creative elements and techniques, promoting the vitality of Petrykivka painting. The exposition will comprise decorative panels (paintings), painted wooden utensils, decorative vases, plates, trunks and boxes, stylized everyday articles, created during the XX and in the beginning of XXI centuries.
The event will also be accompanied by instrumental pieces of a bandurist trio, adding to arts and crafts an element of intangible musical heritage.
* Mater classes will be held every day from 12:30 to 15:00.
Concerned country(ies): Ukraine
Where will the activity take place?
Salle des pas perdus
What will be the audience?
150 (Permanent delegations and UNESCO staff, permanent delegations)
Ukrainian media will cover the event
Permanent Delegation of Ukraine to UNESCO
1, rue Miollis 75015 Paris