Category : Coventry/Dresden Arts Exchange
Display of banners, Coventry Peace Festival 2016 Die Ausstellung “British Traces in Dresden” in Coventry
Why Dresden? Coventry was the world’s first twin city when it formed a twinning relationship with Stalingrad (Volgograd) in 1944. Dresden links were set up in 1956 and Coventry was formally twinned in 1959 as a gesture of peace and reconciliation. Coventry City Council states with reference to Dresden: “Nowadays, both cities seek to build on the twinning relationship to promote the economic prosperity of the two cities….“ Coventry/Dresden Arts Exchange believes more needs and can be done in […]
Coventry/Dresden Arts Exchange “Dresden was a great pleasure for me, it has revived my desire to think of art. This beautiful place is a treasure trove beyond belief.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe The Coventry/Dresden Arts Exchange is an artist-led initiative founded in 2012 by John Yeadon from Coventry and his Dresden counterpart Jean Kirsten. The exchange programme seeks to develop dialogue and communication between artists from the cities of Coventry and Dresden and to establish collaborative partnerships of […]
Coventry/Dresden Arts Exchange: Governing Documents About Coventry/Dresden Arts Exchange is a personal initiative of John Yeadon and has been active since 01/06/2012. It was formed into an Unincorporated Artist Association on 01.04.2015. Need Coventry was the world’s first twin city when it formed a twinning relationship with Stalingrad (Volgograd) in 1944. Links with Dresden were set up in 1956 and Coventry and formal twinning took place in 1959 as a gesture of peace and reconciliation.Coventry Council states with reference to Dresden, […]
John Yeadon and Associates featured in Dresden Magazine celebrating the Coventry/Dresden Arts Exchange: http://www.dresden.de/de/leben/stadtportrait/europa/partner/coventry/arts-exchange.php
As part of Coventry Dresden Arts Exchange activity, here is a video documenting a pair of complementary exhibitions that took place in Johannstadall in Dresden in 2013 .. Englandia John Yeadon and Tanzt! Jean Kirsten. Vernissage John Yeadon Coventry & Jean Kirsten Dresden
On Paper, exhibition of 5 Coventry artists and 5 Dresden artists at the Galerie 2 Stock, Rathaus in Dresden, 3rd June – 30th July 2014, curated by John Yeadon and Jean Kirsten.