International Association of Monumental Sculptures Events, is a
non-profit organization founded by artists of different backgrounds
The organization was legally started in Quebec, on February 1997.
(Its registered number is 1446650081)
The presidency actually is in, Via Roma n.156 - 52025 Montevarchi (
A.I.E.S.M., whose activity is on an international plan, includes several
professional sculptors as members and has now 21 Managers and 8 Agents
worldwide, in representation of 22 countries: Costa Rica, Brazil, Cuba,
Italy, Canada, Luxembourg, Mexico, Bulgaria, Portugal, Germany,
Thailand, Austria, India, Russia, Nepal, Ukraine, Spain, Finland,
Netherlands, SouthAfrica, Egypt, U.S.A.
The purpose of the Association is to promote and place contemporary art
in the world, especially Public Art, to create a net of collaboration
and mutual support among the members, to approach the people to Art.
Its international structure allows to organize different kinds of Event
of Visual Art, and especially if Monumental Sculpture, creating a dialog
and a meeting between the public, the artists and their art.
The Association, focusing on its goals, has organized 24 International
Symposiums of Monumental Sculpture worldwide. Almost 400 public
monumental sculptures are now permanently installed in parks and urban
areas in cities such as San Paulo- Brazil, San Diego- California,
Montreal-Canada, St Jose-Costa Rica, Mexico City, Ecatepec and Comitan
in Mexico, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg, Songkhla in Thailand. Through
its activity on international plan, AIESM created and continue to
develop the greatest open air museum of monumental sculptures in the
world, displaced in various latitudes and different social and cultural
contexts. This is our proudest achievement.
Through Art we bring spirit, heart, conscience and pacific confrontation
to every latitude and every people of the planet.
This web site commemorates the extraordinary achievements of this group
of artists that in a few years, has created one of the greatest
collections of open-air sculptures in the world.
It also intends to clarify and spread the intentions and activities of
the Association so that Contemporary Art can keep on growing and
attracting a wider public.
Lucien Den Arend
AIESM Manager for Finland
Tel. 358 (0)15 684 784 or mobile: 358 (0)400 580 586
RETROSPECTIVE A.I.E.S.M. activities
March 2006 - mexico
The AIESM Management in Mexico organized from the 2st to the 12th of
March 2006 in Tultepec, the suburb of Mexico City, the XIV International
Symposium of stainless steel Monument...
October 2005 - mexico
The Association Cultura y Arte para CHIAPAS AC, the Municipality of
COMITAN in Chiapas and AIESM, International Association for Monumental
Sculpture Events, organized from the 1st ...
July 2005 - luxembourg
Florence Hoffmann, A.I.E.S.M. Manager for Luxemburg, organized together
with the Group Gare Art Festival 2005, which
took place from the 24th to the 31st ...
April 2005 - thailand
The Municipality and the Province of Songkhla, AIESM, International
Association for Monumental Sculpture Events, Thai Sculptor Association,
Silpakorn University in Bangkok, Faculty...
March 2005 - mexico
From the 3rd to the 13th of March 2005, an international symposium of
sculptures on stainless steel, promoted by A.I.E.S.M., with the support
of the Mexican Institute of Culture...
December 2004 - costa rica
The sculptor Edgar Zuniga, manager of A.I.E.S.M. for Costa Rica, has
organized, since the 1st to the 12th of December 2004, the First
International Symposium of Monumental Sculpt...