On May 2, IBA Group and the Modern Art Museum of Belarus opened an exhibition entitled Hanns Baum: 18 Years in Belarus. Collages. Assemblages. The exhibition features selected works by the German artist Hanns Baum who spent 18 years in Belarus working as IBM coordinator at IBA Minsk, the largest development center of IBA Group.
See a series of video clips (in Russian and German) of the opening event and the press conference.
Natalia Sharangovich, museum director, says that Hanns’ works are a reflection of Belarusian reality and introduces Sergei Levteev, IBA president, who recalls the changes that have happened at IBA since Hanns first came to Belarus.
Zinaida Britch, a veteran of IBA, speaks about the influence that Hanns’ creative work had on IBA employees.
See more pictures of the event and Hanns’ works at IBA Group’s page on Facebook