[email protected] Banbridge uk Ceramics and its Dimensions is a project which examines European ceramics from the perspectives of the past as well as of the future, with its new possibilities. Ceramics and its Dimensions: Shaping the Future (Module 6) is one of the ten modules (sub-projects) of the project and led by Aalto University, School of Art, Design and Architecture, Department of Design, Helsinki, Finland.
The project has partner institutions in eleven different countries in Europe and it is co-funded through the Creative Europe program of EU and coordinated by the Porzellanikon Staatliches Museum für Porzellan, Hohenberg a. The sub-project consists of a workshop, a touring exhibition and a publication.
This event is free of charge but registration is essential.
It has been co-funded by the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture.
For more information on the project visit: futureceramics.Or check out the Facebook page: The Future Ceramics/ The exhibition will be accompanied by a publication, 'Ceramics and its Dimensions - Shaping the Future': Foreword & Introduction Ceramics is a natural product.
Accompanying the show will be a booklet featuring a newly commissioned essay written by Brussels based Irish curator, artist and historian Padraic E.
Moore, and a limited edition set of antique gold die struck pin badges which will also be on sale throughout the exhibition. 1985 Belfast, UK) BA Fine and Applied Art at the University of Ulster, Belfast (2005 –2008) Lives in Belfast and works at Platform Arts, Belfast.
Entitled “Downward dog not spiral” this video is an abstracted version of a You Tube yoga tutorial which charts the progress of a masked guru figure.
Choreographed in a specific order the exhibition leads the audience to a bronze object, which forms the basis of Martin’s research surrounding symbolic and occult hand gestures.
This rare opportunity to experience such a substantial body of Wilson’s work creates an opportunity to delve into the formal and conceptual concerns and the tension for his work to conform to having a fixed state.‘(A) Dress’ is a significant exhibition of new work by glass artist Alison Lowry and will be part of the August Craft Month programme of activities across Northern Ireland.
With a family history in lace-making and embroidery, Alison studied textiles, then developed her skills in glass making in a variety of techniques.
The title of the exhibition is adapted from a quote by the 13th century Persian poet and mystic Rumi, who originally wrote, “Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop”, alluding to ideas of letting go, shedding inner demons and thereby submitting oneself to highertranscendental states of consciousness.