Within the framework of the XXXVI Edition of the Sarajevo Winter Festival Sarajevska Zima (an event that began with the Olympic Winter Games of this city in 1984), the MCA Foundation will receive the traditional SLOBODA Award for its contribution to the defense of freedoms and human rights. An award that has been released since 1993.
Participating in this edition of the festival, MCAF organizes the exhibition “La mar d’il.lustrades”, a selection of female illustrators and visual artists from the Mediterranean basin that was exhibited for the first time in the 2019 edition of the Mostra Viva del Mediterrani Festival (MVM ) held in Valencia, and which will now have its first international edition in Sarajevo. This activity is organized with the collaboration of MVM, the MCA Circle of Sarajevo, the Sarajevo Winter Festival, the Museum of History of Bosnia and Herzegovina, The Atelier Memorial Alija Kucukalic Foundation and Valencia World Capital Design 2022, as awarded organization in the last edition of MVM Pont del Mediterrani awards. Exhibition curated by Tomás Gorria.
OPENING: FEBRUARY 8, 2020
PLACE: MUSEUM OF HISTORY OF BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA (Zmaja od Bosne, 5. Sarajevo)
HOUR: 17:00 PM.
The inauguration will be attended by the MCA circles of Thessaly, Zagreb, Podgorica, Sarajevo that participate together with Tirana in the first meeting of the MCAF Balkan regional pole, to be held between February 7 and 9 in Sarajevo.
Artists participants: Aicha Abouhaj (Marruecos), Maria Chiara Banchini (Italia), Zeineb Ben Haouala (Túnez), Diala Brisi (Siria), Florence Bouchain (Francia), Daphne Christoforou (Chipre), Ana Hoxha (Albania), Tea Jurišić (Croacia) Sonya Korshenboym (Israel), Lejla Kučukalić (Bosnia-Herzegovina), Virginia Lorente (España), Irena Milačić (Montenegro), Theda Mimilaki (Grecia), Deena Mohamed (Egipto), Samara Rana (Palestina), Vesna Skornsek (Eslovenia), Büşra Üzgün (Turquía), Maya Zankoul (Líbano).