The Multi-original Art Platform in November 2018 is planning to organize the
Third International Printmaking Biennial in Cacak. The goals of the Biennial are:
• To trace and identify contemporary phenomena within the area of the art of printing
• To observe the exchange and the fusion between traditional techniques and new media, contemporary technologies, and theoretical concepts. The Biennial will serve as a platform for regional and international artists working in the field of graphic art in order to raise the interest of professionals and art students, as well as audiences for this type of artistic discipline at the national and international levels. The application is open to all professional artists working in the field of graphic art whose work is a product of the use of traditional techniques and/or of contemporary methods and printmaking technologies. An international jury composed of outstanding professionals in the field will decide upon a selection of works meeting the requirements of the Third International Printmaking Biennial open call.
Organizers of the Biennial for the first time introduce a section for academic papers and panel discussions as a program expansion of the 3rd International Biennial of Printmaking Arts in Cacak. The academic approach to the research of printmaking art and other art forms related to it. The objective is establishing a wider platform for research, redefinition and promotion of printmaking art in contemporary environment. The reason for such turn is the apparent multiple appearance of printmaking arts that goes beyond the traditional perceptions of the medium in professional terms as well as under educational circumstances.
Artists and scholars are invited to discuss and give lectures about changing status and role of printmaking arts relating some of the given topics