symposion [kunstwerk] krastal
The first sculptors' symposion was held in 1967 and since this date of founding until now, every year a symposion has taken place in Krastal marble quarry. Symposion [kunstwerk] krastal is so far the most ancient existing event of this kind, which maintained its activity without any interruption.
Symposion [kunstwerk] krastal has certain priorities, which had not changed since its establishment. The symposion’s goal is to give opportunity for artistically independent creation - it is to provide infrastructure and give support for a research and the realization of artworks, to facilitate the exchange between artists, theorists, individuals. Symposia are focusing on artistic, sculptural, socio-political questions. Habitually each symposion is organized by two or three members of [kunstwerk] krastal around a concept or topic…
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symposion 2021 :
55. international stone sculptors' symposion
09. 07 - 06. 08. 2022
In the synergy, in togetherness, one embarks on a creative path and encounters questions such as:
Who am I in this temporary community? What comes to light? Where am I going? Through the place,
the stone, the energy of the space, in the freer choice of means, a fictional/real self is discovered:
created, a self-portrait that develops in the togetherness. Who else am I under the gaze of others?
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