INTERNATIONAL CERAMIC ART SYMPOSIUM CERAMIC LABORATORY

Published: 13.08.15

From August 17 to 30, the International Ceramic Art Symposium CERAMIC LABORATORY will be held in Daugavpils, with 18 artists from Latvia, Ukraine, Rumania, Turkey, Egypt, Israel, Spain Finland, and Poland participating in it. It is the third time already that Daugavpils Mark Rothko Centre and the society “Daugavpils Clay Art Centre” assemble prominent contemporary art artists to mutually share their experience and create unique art works during the time of these two weeks.

During the symposium, two exhibitions will be opened, and from the 27th to 29th of August the 2nd International Festival of experimental firing technologies will be organized, within the frame of which workshops and lectures will be organized, different techniques of ceramic firing will be demonstrated and a fire-sculpture created by the Ukrainian artists will be shown.

The symposium will be opened on August 18 at 16.00 in Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center.

It is organized by Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre and Ceramic Laboratory.

We are much obliged to Nordea, Arčers Ltd., Latvijas mobilais telefons Ltd., LDZ Cargo Ltd., Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Latvia, Daugavpils City Council, National Foundation of Cultural Capital, Latgale Region Development Agency and Latvijas Valsts meži N St. Co.

 

INTERNATIONAL CERAMIC ART SYMPOSIUM „CERAMIC LABORATORY”

AUGUST 17-30, 2015, DAUGAVPILS, LATVIA

Tuesday, August 18th

16.00                     The Inaugural Exhibition of Symposium

17.00                     Presentation of Ilona Šauša exhibition catalogue “AND THAN…”

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Mihaila str. 3

 

II FESTIVAL OF EXPERIMENTAL FIRING TECHNIQUES

August 27-29

 

Thursday, August 27th

15.00                     Lecture „The Primitive Pottery in Anatolia” by Dicle Öney (Turkey)

Ceramic Laboratory, Hospitāļa str. 8

 

16.00                     Lecture „Ceramic Houses” by Maged Zaky Hassan (Egypt)

Ceramic Laboratory, Hospitāļa str. 8

 

17.00                     Porcelain jewellery workshop by Eleonora Pastares (Latvia)

                                Ceramic Laboratory, Hospitāļa str. 8

 

19.00                     Firing of Ceramics

                                Ceramic Laboratory, Hospitāļa str. 8

 

Friday, August 28th

 

15.00                     Lecture „Ceramic Symposium as a Phenomenon of Contemporary Culture” by Tatiana Zinenko (Ukraine)

                                Ceramic Laboratory, Hospitāļa str. 8

 

17.00                     Ceramic decal and overglaze painting workshop by Maruta Raude (Latvia)

(if you want to participate in workshop, please take glazed ware with you)

Ceramic Laboratory, Hospitāļa str. 8

 

19.00                     Opening of Symposium kilns

Ceramic Laboratory, Hospitāļa str. 8

 

21.30                     Opening of Ceramic Fire Sculpture made by Andrew Sobyanin (Ukraine)

                                Ceramic Laboratory, Hospitāļa str. 8

 

Saturday, August 29th

 

16.00                     The Closing Exhibition of Symposium

                                Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Mihaila str. 3

 

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