Carrara-based artist Gheorghi Filin’s large-scale sculpture is now on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei. The 1999 marble sculpture Mermaid measures over four meters, and is the centrepiece to the group exhibition Hiding in the Island, which explores the history and geopolitics of art from Eastern Taiwan, in terms the island’s indigenous cultures and colonial past. The exhibition is located outdoors in front of the MoCA Taipei, and runs from February 18 to April 9, 2017.
Selected from an executive jury panel representing the Royal Commission for Riyadh City, Carrara-based artist Gheorghi Filin is invited to participate in Tuwaiq Sculpture 2024. The fifth edition of the symposium and exhibition held in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, commences with the theme; Dimensions of Movement, which explores concepts of progress, modernity, and human aspiration.
Gheorghi Filin at Tuwaiq Sculpture, Riyadh, 2024. Photo: Courtesy of Gheorghi Filin
On July 20, 2019, the 2rd International Desert Sculpture Symposium & Land Art Festival opened in Minqin county, Wuwei city in Northwest China’s Gansu province.
Gheorghi Filin with sculpture Web of Dreams at the Desert Sculpture Symposium. Photo: Courtesy of Gheorghi Filin