Cherish the child within you, 2006; Secret words, 2004; Sephiroth, 2004
Irina Gabiani (1971) lives and works in Luxemburg.
Active since the mid 90's, she has become a conceptual artist who works with the combined worlds of visuals, sculptures (frequently in porcelain and ceramics) and stage performance, creating surprisingly symbolic art.
Irina was born in
Irina has a long list of performances, solo and group exhibitions, including galleries as The Total Kunst Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Velan Centre for Contemporary Art, Torino (Italy); Guildford LaneGallery ,Melbourne (Australia); Unione culturale Franco Antonicelli, Torino (Italy); Georgian Cultural Centre Mziuri, Moscow (Russia) ; Wannabee Gallery, Milano (Italy); Beaumontpublic, Luxembourg (Luxembourg); Fondazione Benetton Studi Ricerche - Spazi Bomben per
I was introduced to her works recently, by searching for her online, after we both took part in the "Stop waiting
Irina's art is closely associated with the literary movement of symbolism and the extensive dualistic visions of her icons are representation of her deep philosophical views. It leads us to the complexity of the universe, its parallel realities and back to our world with its every day surroundings, rules and systems.
I'm happy to have a possibility to feature in my blog some of Irina Gabiani's art. I hope that in the future this blog will also feature some performance documentations and maybe few words about it as well.
The dance of life, 2006; The Slaves of the System, 2005; Samaia or triamazikamno, 2007