“The Great South” – EL GRAN SUR

First Biennial of Montevideo: “The Great South”
Montevideo, Uruguay
2012/2013
 
Textile and fiber art is an important part of this great exhibit, which has been curated by Alfons Hug. The inaugural ceremony took place on November 22, 2012 within four historic buildings in the Old Quad of Montevideo, Uruguay. 
More than 50 artists and many groups from around the world, have been invited to participate in this event, which will run until  March 30, 2013.
Montevideo BiennialFundación Bienal de Montevideo

Rincón 739,
11100 Montevideo
Uruguay

Tel.: + 598 29031356

Email: info@bienaldemontevideo.com.uy
Website: bienaldemontevideo.com

—Silvia Piza-Tandlich

Expo Punta Arte in Uruguay

Expo-Punta-Arte-2013Expo Punta Arte, 5th Edition. December 29, 2012 through February 23, 2013.
This event aims to gather more than a hundred artists:
national and international painters, sculptors, and textile artists as well as
artists from related disciplines.
The event is held since 2008 at the “School Number 5: Alejandro & Samuel Lafone”
—a historic and patrimonial building on Avenue Gorlero 692 & 23rd Street in the
great city of Punta del Este, Uruguay.
Today, this exhibition is considered one of the most important
artistic expressions in South America.
—Silvia Piza-Tandlich