AIMC International Association of Contemporary Mosaicists NEWSLETTER

december 2012

RavennaMosaico 2013
International Festival of Contemporary Mosaic

Ravenna promotes the third edition of the international festival of contemporary mosaic RavennaMosaico due on 2013 from 12th October to 23th November. RavennaMosaico presents itself as a showcase of the best contemporary productions and offers thoughts on the vocation of the city, in the light of the candidature of Ravenna as European Capital of Culture for 2019. The event will involve the entire city and cultural institutions in a program dedicated to the contemporary mosaic, proposing in the most beautiful places of the historical center, exhibitions of artists from around the world, urban installations, performances, concerts, conferences, workshops, meetings, and guided tours

OpenCall for participation


AIMC’s 13th Congress
Cyprus as Bridge of Culture

The island of Cyprus hosted the 13th AIMC Congress at the Callinikeion Museum of the Municipality of Athienou. The Congress held from 28th to 30th of September 2012 saw an extraordinary participation of mosaicists from all over the world.

Nikos Tolis in Ravenna
A visit of the city and its institution for new president of AIMC 

Saturday 24th October Nikos Tolis visited Ravenna for the first time as being  in charge as new president of AIMC. After the reunion of the AIMC board in order to decide the next steps of the Association, Nikos met the main institutions of the Municipality. AIMC since many years has been collaborating with institutions such as, International Centre of Documentation of Mosaic of the Art Museum of the City and the Tourist Office in order to organize, among others,  the International Festival of Contemporary Mosaico RaevennaMosaico.

News from the world

“Mosaico Oggi”
VII International Exhibition and Competition

The exhibiton will be held from 21st March to 30th April 2013 at Chiostro degli Agostiniani Bracciano. For the notice of competition and further information please visit the web page
Signaled by Fernanda Tollemeto

Prize “Mosaic and Architecture 2013” 
Tendenza Mosaico

We are pleased to announce you that the notice of the fourth International prize for “Mosaic and Architecture” has been published.
The following prices will be awarded:

- Prize “Mosaic and Architecture 2013” € 2.000,00
- Prize “Mosaic and Architecture 2013” for religious architecture € 500,00
- Prize “Mosaic and Architecture 2013” for the planning of private homes € 500,00        

The deadline to send the required documents is January, the 31st 2013. 
The results of the Competition will be published on the web site of Happy Business To You within February, the 10th 2013 , and the prizes will be assigned on February the 16th 2013 at 11 am at the Auditorium of the Fiera di Pordenone as part of “Tendenza Mosaico”, side event of Happy Business To You, the trade show dedicated to Contract 100% Made in Italy. The projects considered worthy will be displayed in the pavilions of the Fair from February 13th to February 16th 2013.
For further information please follow the link

Signaled by Liviana Zorzi

Homage to Byzantium
Personal Exhibition of Elaine M Goodwin

Galerie: 32, Galerie Mona Lisa, Rue de Varenne, Rive Gauche, 75007 Paris, France
May 21 - June 1 2013 
Vernissage Thursday 23 May 18.30

“The exhibition is a dream come true for the artist - An exhibition hosted by a major gallery on the Left Bank!...a wish of hers since the days of being an art student. About 35 works will be on exhibition - exhibiting the artist’s response to light -first understood in Ravenna - and her subsequent exploration ...”

Signaled by Elaine M Goodwin

Selvatico. Spore. [Due]
E Bianca. Una parola diversa per dire latte
Curated by Massimiliano Fabbri

Among many other one work made by the group of artists CaCO3 will be exhibited. Opening saturday 8th december 2012. For further information please follow the link

Signaled by CaCO3

Ravenna all inclusive
The mosaic for the living musaic
Curated by Silvia Colizzi

Seven years didactic and social project on mosaic and on the experience of living togheter. For the video and further information please visit the web page

Signaled by Silvia Colizzi

Closed Events

Salon des Artistes Français
Paris Grand Palais Art en Capital

Vernissage: Mardi 27 Novembre de 17h à 22h30
Exposition du 27 novembre au 2 décembre 2012 de 11h à 19h30 (mardi 27 à partir de 14h). Nocturnes les 29 novembre et 1er décembre jusqu'à 22h30.
For further information please follow the link

Signaled by Carole Boubli

Aperitivo in Atelier
FAI Giovani
Discovering the artists of the city of Ravenna

Techniques, languages and originality of the contemporary face of the mosaic in Ravenna On 30th november 2012 a meeting with Luca Barberini, CaCO3, Takako Hirai and Arianna Gallo was held. Daniele Torcellini introduced the artists and their works in mosaic. For further information please contact

Signaled by Luca Barberini

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year
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