“The challenges for artists in the global world” Presentation of ARTFACTS.net

The largest database of fine art exhibitions, artists and art- galleries ArtFacts.Net in cooperation with Osten Skopje, the Delegation of the European Union, the Goethe Institute and the Association Society for Macedonian-German friendship on 11 September at the EU InfoCentre organised a presentation titled “The challenges for artists in the global world”, within the Cultural stories series of events.

Marek CLAASSEN, Director of ARTFACTS.NET, Tobias HILGER, Chief Editor/Head of Data Acquisition & Valuation of ARTFACTS.NET and Kornelija KONESKA, the Executive director of OSTEN Gallery presented ArtFacts.net and spoke about the cooperation between the two organisations.

The gallery Osten in partnership with ArtFacts.Net from Berlin will develop an online platform for connecting Macedonian artists and all other subjects of art as curators, gallerists, collectors and art lovers. In the creating of the platform Osten will be assisted by ArtFacts.Net (www.artfacts.net) which is among the largest databases of information and analysis of leading international artists. The Executive director of "Osten" Kornelija Koneska said the idea has been elaborated for a while, and the goal is inclusion in modern flows.

In the age of globalisation it is important to be connected and to cooperate with foreign artists, especially if you are a small country. This platform will be a place for an aesthetic competition for the works of Macedonian artists with the artists of the world, said Klasen at the presentation in the EU InfoCentre.