Cristóbal Gabarrón and his artistic exploration of the Mediterranean
Cristóbal Gabarrón was invited by Changing Gear and the Modern and Contemporary Art unit of the Department of Art and Art History, University of Malta, to give a talk of the way that the Mediterranean has influenced his artistic development. The talk was held at the University of Malta on the 9th of December, 2022.
Gabarrón is a participating artist in the APS Mdina Biennale 2023.
For more information on the artist, please visit his official website: https://gabarron.org/
Cristóbal Gabarrón with Mdina Biennale artistic director, Professor Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci, Dr Nikki Petroni, Rupert Cefai, UM students and guests
public lecture with Cristóbal Gabarrón
Contemporary Spanish artist Cristóbal Gabarrón has been invited by the Modern and Contemporary Art section of the Department of Art and Art History, University of Malta, to give a public lecture on his relationship with Mediterranean identity and how this has been explored in his work.
The lecture will be held on Friday 9th December at 16.15 at Gateway Hall C, University of Malta Msida Campus.
Gabarrón is a participating artist in the 2023 APS Mdina Biennale.
Click here for more information on the public lecture.
For more information on Gabarrón's current exhibition in Malta, please visit the Spazju Kreattiv website.
Cristóbal Gabarrón with Dr Nikki Petroni, curator Rupert Cefai, and UM students
participation in the Day of the Mediterranean - 28th November 2022
A series of lectures were organised to commemorate the Day of the Mediterranean in collaboration with the Union for the Mediterranean. These lectures, delivered by Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci, addressed various socio-political aspects related to the evolution of twentieth-century Mediterranean art.
Professor Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci delivering a Mediterranean Modern art lecture to UM students
open call for artists
APS Mdina Biennale in the December 2022 issue of Artpaper
first team meeting for 2023
The first team meeting of 2023 at the University of Malta Valletta campus. Exciting new plans for the year ahead!
Professor Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci, Dr Nikki Petroni and the 2023 Mdina Biennale team.
From left to right: Michaele Zammit (design and av assistant), Kylie Aquilina (assistant website manager), Brooke Vella (communications assistant) and Francesco Bellia (blog manager).
From left to right: Kylie Aquilina (assistant website manager), Miguel Ellul (project assistant), Professor Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci (artistic director) and Justin Fenech (project assistant).
meeting with Norwegian artist Marianne Heske
Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci and Nikki Petroni met with Norwegian artist Marianne Heske and her assistant Hedvig Skjoerten to discuss Marianne's project for the 2023 edition of the APS Mdina Biennale. For more information on Marianne's work, visit her website: https://www.marianneheske.no/
From left to right: Marianne Heske, Hedvig Skjoerten, Nikki Petroni and Giuseppe Schembri Bonaci.
Exploring ‘Mediterranean Goddesses’: an interview on the upcoming edition of the Mdina Biennale
To access the interview published in the Sunday Independent please click here.