In the traditional summer festival “Tesnjar nights” which is held every year in Valjevo, 9th august 2011 in International art studio was opened the group exhibition of Australian artists entitled “Artists from Australia”.
In that occasion was shown 23 pieces of art of cotemporary Australian artists in a different way of running their own subjective perception of the world around them and their thoughts about country which is common for them and their own individual experiences from Australia as multicultural country as it is today.
George Barchet presented four of his paintings oil and combined large and medium format on linen, by playing with colours from bright to light. Gordon Syron, the most important exponent of urban Aboriginal art by his paintings medium format trying to show us hard life of Aboriginal people from Invasion untile now. Ilza Barchet in her painting large format connects different media and techniques and the richness of materials like beeswax, gold, silver, sand and cement, silk, hand-made paper and pigments play an important role in defining her artistic expression. May Lee Thi is artist from Vietnam and she tries to express her disapproval of the racial divide and because of that she is using four primer skin colours in her oil paintings medium format. Peter Shell with his landscapes wants to show us the green line in Australia by using unique precision and special feeling for aesthetic sense for his surrounding.
The musical program in which visitors had the opportunity to enjoy was credited by violin duo, consisting of Professor of Music School “Živorad Grbic” from Valjevo, Aleksandra Milivojevic and Vida Vukelic, and they performed the “Sonata for two violins”, the first and second paragraph, the works 60 in C minor, by Jan Zdenek Bartos. And after that they played Mozart’s “Sonata for two violins”, first paragraph, opus 70 in C major.