4th. BIENNIAL - SAN JOSE DE COSTA RICA - COSTA RICA 2006

WTA IS MULTI-GENDER

All the accumulated experience took the Organization to reinvent the Biennial. That is how the 4th Biennial presented a series of different characteristics: Not only did it show textile pieces at its venue, but also held conferences, activities for children, and a series of social projection programs.

4th. WORLD TEXTILE ART BIENNIAL – COSTA RICA 2006

All the accumulated experience led the Organization to reinvent the Biennial. This is how the IV Biennial presents a series of different characteristics. Not only will the textile pieces be presented in the exhibition room, but there will also be conferences, workshops, activities for children and a series of social outreach programs.

SALON
1 salon per international call: Small Format
JURY

Rebecca Stevens (United States), Lala de Dios (Spain) and Roberto Villalobos (Costa Rica).

PARTICIPATING ARTISTS

97

PARTICIPATING COUNTRIES

37 countries

GUEST ARTISTS

11 and the participation of Olga de Amaral

TOTAL VISITORS

35.000

SPACES

Costa Rican Cultural Center – North American; Consulate of Peru; Museum of Forms and Spaces – Social work

SIDE EVENTS

Institutionalization of the “Olga de Amaral” Award; Formation of the IBEROAMERICAN TEXTILE NETWORK; Cycle of Conferences and Workshops; Exhibition by Máximo Laura (Peru); Workshops and Conferences.

SPONSORS

Costa Rican Cultural Center – North American; Cultural center, Spanish; Embassies of: Spain, United States, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Guatemala and Russia; Japan Foundation; Institute of Costa Rican Tourism; Costa Rican Art Museum; Museum of Forms, Space and Sound; IXCHEL; Museum and Braille Foundation of Uruguay.