Ministry of Culture bought 68 works of art for 247 thousand euros, reacts the Artistic Community of Visual Arts

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The Artistic Community of Visual Arts, today has addressed a complaint to the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports, Hajrulla Çeku, for the public competition for the purchase of works of art for economic recovery.

Although it has supported the minister's initiative, the Visual Arts Art Community has expressed some complaints regarding the project beneficiaries.

"Well done! But, how is it possible that the same artists benefit and many of them even with slanderous projects and I believe even the professors of the faculty never satiated, and exactly they benefit again by buying their paintings, without wanting to underestimate the works of them, but, in this case the competition was not for a life's work but for ECONOMIC RECOVERY and € 247,000 are the budgets from us taxpayers and not only from the servile ones who benefit in every power. You are given 7000 and 6000 €, only one artist for "economic recovery" while someone's no cent has no logic! "How is it possible to underestimate exactly those artists who only support their families from their creativity", it is written in the reaction of the Community.

The Visual Arts Artistic Community has expressed its indignation at the action of the Minister for the appointment of persons in the commission, and has requested clarification from the Minister regarding this issue.

Complete response of the Visual Arts Art Community

Honorable Minister, on behalf of the artistic community I am addressing you with this COMPLAINT!

Mr. Minister, you have opened a public competition for the purchase of works of art for ECONOMIC RECOVERY, you have also given several subsidies as well for recovery.

Well done! But, how is it possible that the same artists benefit and many of them even with slanderous projects and I believe the professors of the faculty never satiated, and exactly they benefit again by buying their paintings, without wanting to underestimate the works of them, but, in this case the competition was not for a life's work but for ECONOMIC RECOVERY and € 247,000 are the budgets from us taxpayers and not only from the servile ones who benefit in every power.

You are given 7000 and 6000 €, only one artist for "economic recovery" while someone's no cent has no logic! How is it possible to underestimate exactly those artists who only by their creativity support their families.

Until when will you engage and favor in the evaluation commissions exactly the servile extortionists of each party that has led the MCYS? those who also have fat salaries are from the state!

MCYS is not a state institution so big that you can not avoid these injustices! We are indignant at this action of yours, first you engage in the commission people without dignity and then it is understood what is expected of them! We ask for clarification from you Mr. Minister

Respectfully, Visual Arts Art Community

Otherwise, The Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports, yesterday informed that it has purchased works of art from a total of 68 local artists, with a total amount of 247 euros.

"The process of selecting the purchase of works of art has gone through two stages of evaluation. The first jury, composed of local artists including Zake Prelvukaj, Arta Agani and Vesa Sahatçiu have evaluated the projects in the first instance. In the second instance, the selected works have been evaluated by the jury with local and international composition, respectively the artists Sislej Xhafa, Eleni Laperi and Dita Starova Qerimi ”, it was announced in the MCYS announcement.

Purchased works are paintings, sculptures, graphics, photographs, installations, video arts, etc./ 21Media