Hedva Ser, Patron of the 3rd Art Camp of Andorra
The third edition of the Art Camp, the 4-day artistic festival, took place from 17 July to 21 July in the historic town of Ordino, in Andorra. The festival is an initiative of the National Commission of Andorra for UNESCO, organized by Mr. Jean Michel Armengol, Secretary-General of the Andorran National Commission to UNESCO and Mr. Faust Campama Peleja. Its aim is to bring together artists from all five continents, in order to promote cultural and artistic exchange. The countries that were represented were: Andorra, Belgium, Guatemala, Germany, Bulgaria, Haiti, Argentina, Israel, Australia, Eritrea, Lesotho, the Bahamas, Spain, Morocco, the USA, Mexico, Estonia, the Philippines, Ivory Coast, France, Montenegro, Palestine, Portugal, Rumania, Turkey, Uruguay and Cyprus. Hedva Ser, UNESCO Artist for Peace, had the honor of being the patron of the 3rd Art Camp 2012.
Art Camp contributes to the better understanding between states that have experienced violence, war and conflicts; and to the sharing of each other’s culture and art in an atmosphere of mutual respect. This event is an opportunity for artists from around the world to meet and create in a common manner. The festival promotes not only peace but also sustainable development, a value at the heart of the Organization.
Hedva Ser is a contemporary artist who is famous for her sculptures, aquarelles, tapestries and jewelry. Her work experiments with balance, imbalance and above all energy. Hedva Ser is founder and Vice-President of the World Center of Women Artists in Amman, Jordan. She is also the founder and honorary President of the French Association of Friends of the Museum of Art of Tel Aviv and a founding member of the French Association of Friends of the Museum of Women in Art in Washington. She was designated UNESCO Artist for Peace on 18 October 2011.