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Golden medal in the International
Competition of Sculpture of the Olympic Games of 2008 in Beijing...
Sponsored by the steering Committee of the Games of the XXIXth Olympiad
in 2008 in Beijing and several associations and foundations, the international
exhibition of landscaped sculpture received 2433 suggestions by the
sculptors of about 90 countries.
In 2006, a first selection by a jury consisted of specialists coming
from China, United States, Italy, Germany, England, Austria and South
Korea select 290 of them to participate in a national tour, by visiting
the cities of Tianjin, Xiamen, Changchun, Lanzhou, Xi'an, Zhengzhou,
Taiyuan, Shijiazhuang, Nanning, Ningbo, Guangzhou and Shenzhen …
A second selection in 2007 preserved 110 projects for an itinerant
exhibition in Beijing, Shanghaï, Hong-Kong, Macao, then a world
tour in Rome, Barcelona, Moscow, Seoul, Atlanta, Geneva, London...
Qualification of 58 sculptors for finale of the Competition on the
return to this long trip.
May 2008: During
the ceremony of the prize-giving which ' is unwound in Beijing on
May 31st, 2008, as four of her colleagues respectively of Mexican
and Chinese nationality, Joël STRILL receives the golden medal
of the International Competition of Sculpture of the Olympic Games
of 2008 in Peking for its entitled sculpture: "The" Flowering"
Sculpture, to whom wants to intend inviting us in " To Be ",
" to Increase ", to make the " Link" between the
Earth and the Cosmos, in a collection of absolute, ideal but above
all to spread us …
In the end, the monumental sculptures are implanted in a park around
the Olympic stadium in Beijing.
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