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Exhibition: Sergo Parajanovi 21st Century Dream

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Tbilisi History Museum is hosting the exhibition “Sergo Parajanovi - 21st Century Dream” dedicated to master of cinema Sergei Parajanov until 16th of June which, according to organizers, is set to be one of the most interesting that has ever been held in Tbilisi.

In this exhibition, founders of Dream Museum (Kiev, Ukraine) Victoria Danielian and Tatiana Tsvelodub represent their interpretation of Parajanov’s life and his creativity. 

The exhibition is a complex multimedia collage-installation, uniting the exhibition hall space as a collection of myths, reflections, thoughts and memories about Parajanov, who was born in Tbilisi and is an integral part of Tbilisi history.

Art objects, artifacts of a bygone era, objects from the Tbilisi History Museum fund, photos, film retrospectives “celluloid dreams”, collages and assemblages, movie posters, all lead to the disclosing of the mythical atmosphere of Parajanov’s life and creative work.

More than 20 well-known Georgian artists, alongside artists from Ukraine, took part in the exhibition: Guga Kotetishvili, Yuri Mechitov, Olesya Tavadze, Oleg Timchenko, Nino Chubinishvili, Irma Sharikadze, Guram Tsibakhashvili, Vakho Bugadze, Mamuka Japaridze, Vadim Advadze, Erna Dolmazova, Salome Elanidze, Zhanna Davtyan, Grigor Devejiev, Vasily Kostenko, Ivan Kostenko, Eugene Remizova, Julia Bugaeva, Alla Zhmailo, and Mark Polyakov.

Parajanov is a famous cinema master. He has directed movies such as Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors (Wild Horses of Fire), and The Color of Pomegranates, which brought him world fame. Parajanov wrote screenplays for movies such as Kyiv Frescoes, Studies about Vrubel, Swan Lake: The Zone, and more, receiving numerous prizes and awards for his achievements in cinema.

Tatia Megeneishvili


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