Lilya is an internationally recognized artist who has worked on this theme since 1994. She has had solo shows on the theme of the Silk Road in Washington D.C., New York, Paris, Hamburg, Avignon and Xi’an. Her book Marco Polo on the Silk Road received the Grand Prix Botticelli from the Society of French Poets in 2008. She has had more than 60 solo shows and 200 group shows. Her art works are in numerous public and private collections.
She examines the past and connects it to the present globalization, as well as the process of multiple influences between east and west. The video is built as a collage of actual landscapes through which the Silk Road is passing and paintings and photographs and historical documents are overlapping those landscapes. The video is accompanied by music of various countries.
MARCO POLO - ON THE SILK ROAD SULLA VIA DELLA SETA 在丝绸之路
by LILYA Pavlovic-Dear
Monday, 8 May 2017 10 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Prior to the Venice Bienniale 2017