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CALL FOR ARTISTS - Workshop in Portugal

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CALL FOR ARTISTS (Visual arts and Music)

Other Lands, Other Sounds 2019
Outras Terras, Outros Sons

A Residential Course for Collaborative Arts Practice in Góis, Portugal

August 28 - September 09, 2019

 

An intensive residential course bringing together visual artists and musicians to work collaboratively over ten days, creating new works combining photography, moving image, music, and sound art. Surrounded by the beautiful mountainside scenery of Gois, Portugal, Other Lands, Other Sounds 2018 offers a supportive environment for advanced practitioners (professionals, amateurs, students) who want to develop their practice through cross-arts experimentation and collaboration. Musicians will work closely with composer Filipe Sousa, exploring composition, improvisation, and collaborative music-making processes. Visual artists will work with Beatriz Martinez, exploring photography and video, and how to merge aesthetics and concept into multi-disciplinary projects. Intensive work sessions will be balanced with nature hikes, local sight seeing, swimming in the river, visiting local cafes and enjoying the relaxed pace of rural Portuguese life.

“The Other Lands, Other Sounds programme is fantastic – a great opportunity to explore composition and improvisation processes and approaches in a beautiful and supportive environment. The town of Gois is an ideal location for exploring creativity and artistry. I am very pleased to have chosen this programme and the support I received has really helped my work." (Other Lands, Other Sounds 2017 Testimonial)

 

€850 fee, €250 deposit (includes room and board, and tuition, does not include travel to Góis)
Spaces limited
For more information or to apply visit us on our website and Facebook.

This project is delivered in partnership with RAIZVANGUARDA - Associação Cultural.

 

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Draw to Perform - Day of Alternative Drawing Workshops

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The upcoming family workshop day by Draw to Perform will include four bookable workshops about drawing, provided by acclaimed artists and performers. The workshops will explore alternative ways to make marks, draw and express. These workshops will present different strategies for forming a dialogue between drawing, sound, movement, process and performance. Participants will draw live, share and discuss their outcomes and ideas. All workshops will target different groups and issues in contemporary drawing and will allow the general public the opportunity to experience an art form a first hand, work with and be tutored by some of the leading artists in their field.

Sun 2 Dec 2018, 10:00-18:00 - Schedule:

Workshop 1 (10:00-11:30) with Ram Samocha

Workshop 2 (12:00-13:30) with The enAball

Workshop 3 (14:00-15:30) with Nelly Lewis

Workshop 4 (16:00-17:30) with Xelís De Toro

 

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EGG TEMPERA PAINTING & GOLD GILDING WORKSHOP

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WORKSHOP DATES: April 22-27, 2019 in NYC at Dacia Gallery 

Workshop Description: Dacia Gallery is pleased to announce Byzantium to the Renaissance: Egg Tempera and Gold Gilding Workshop in New York City. This workshop is intended as an introduction and revival of the centuries old tempera painting and gold gilding techniques for modern painters. To inspire and create stunning modern paintings with the knowledge, materials and techniques of the Byzantine and Renaissance masters. Students will learn to paint in egg tempera and water gild 24K gold leaf with centuries old Byzantine techniques and secrets of the renaissance master painters, from Duccio and Giotto to Simone Martini and Fra Angelico. Specific images have been selected to paint for this project that each student will be able to learn the most techniques from. Including painting the face, garments, decorative gilded backgrounds and applying 24K gold leaf. The workshop is planned that each student will be able to complete a finished painting. Additionally, Dacia Gallery will host a group exhibition of your artwork created during the program, including a reception and artist talk to the public. Your time is meant to be productive, illuminating and memorable.

Invitation to Artists: The Byzantium to the Renaissance Workshop is open to all visual artists, from the beginner, who is seeking to develop basic skills, to the advanced artist who may be interested in insights into the instructor’s approach and practices. National and international artists are invited to attend, including anyone interested in learning more about Medieval and Byzantine art. This is an unique painting technique that was primarily used  during the renaissance and previous centuries. It has a wide array of applications to contemporary artists, by learning these ancient techniques to create some visually stunning paintings that are not seen today. If you are interested in participating register today. 

Art Exhibition: It’s your moment in the spotlight. On the last Saturday night of the program from 5-8pm Dacia Gallery will host a formal Opening Reception & Exhibition presenting your work in a group show that is open to the public. Once the public has arrived, each participating artist will give an artist talk to the assembled crowd outlining the featured artwork and methodology to collectors, artists, gallerists and the admiring public.

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SNEHTA SCULPTURE SCHOOL – The Readymade in Sculpture by Nana Sachini

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ARTISTS CAN NOW APPLY FOR OUR 2018-2019 PROGRAMME

Alongside its residency programme Snehta inaugurates SCULPTURE SCHOOL – offering professional mentoring and technical knowledge to emerging artists who want to excel in sculptural practice.

Each Unit runs under the wings of an established Athens based artist who proposes a specific sculptural theme.

 

“The Readymade in Sculpture” – invited artist: Nana Sachini 14/01/2019 – 04/03/2019 (2 months).

Students cultivate their own methodology in using and collecting different kinds of materials and objects by examining thoroughly the approach of other artists and through working on personal projects. The course includes exercises which examine the use of materials and tools through a broader conceptual spectrum employing the ‘readymade’ and stressing its particular important role in contemporary art. The lessons consist of individual exercises – tasks and also programmed visits to exhibitions and places of special artistic interest.

 

The programme includes.

Shared studio open access for the duration of two months (Snehta Satellite)

•Four-hour weekly meetings with the programme facilitator

•Scheduled meetings with the invited artist

•Access to a wood workshop & casting facilities

•Participation in a group show at Snehta residency

•Conjoined events with international art residents

•Certificate of attendance

the courses are taught in Greek with the possibility of parallel translation in English.

APPLY HERE: https://www.snehtaresidency.org/education

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chocolate mounting/sculpting workshop

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WEDNESDAY 24th OCTOBER 2018, 7 to 9pm

CHOCOLATE SCULPTING WORKSHOP & EXHIBITION "Chocolate feelings" with Manos

 

With our special Guest, Emmanouil Chatzidakis coming just for a few days from Greece for his art-exhibition at the Chocolate Museum, you'll experience, hands on, the pleasure to mount an art chocolate piece;

 

Open to adults only at £28/pers

 

The exhibition will be visible from the 24th of October onwards

Hatzidakis Emmanouil  is a creative, enthusiastic, hardworking pastry chef with a passion for food and lots of experience working in busy hotels and pastry shops in Greece. At the age of 16 he studied at SCHOOL OF TOURIST PROFESSIONS in CRETE and since then he has always known that being in a kitchen, preparing amazing pastries for others, is where I want to be. After completing his apprenticeship in 1995 he worked in a number of pastry stores before starting to hotels, where he was employed for over twenty years as pastry chef at a busy four and five stars hotels. He is very efficient and it was here that he developed a much more productive system of pastries prep, which was commended by the chef de cuisine. He also gained experience in managing, staff rosters, pricing and ordering for a large establishment. His specialty is chocolate desserts and decoration, which he has won a number of prestigious awards in Mediterranean Competitions. Last years he organized several "Chocolate" charity exhibitions all around Europe collected money for several Non-profit organizations. 

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Workshop- Paper Cutting and Crafting at The Ugly Bread Bakery

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Ever wondered how to create those complex designs by Rob Ryan, or those gorgeous multi layered greetings cards? Now you can! I will teach you how to design for paper cutting, how to cut and how to create a three dimensional greetings card or art work to show off to your friends and family! Using established techniques in paper craft I will take your designs and ideas to the next level! Come and join me for an morning of tranquility in the delicate world of paper cutting. 

All the materials are provided but if you would like to bring a design or idea please feel free! If you would like better idea of what we will be creating I have a Pinterest board full of images and ideas for the workshop:

https://www.pinterest.co.uk/sarahadventure/paper-cutting-and-paper-craft

The session includes:
A brief history of paper crafting
A brief session of kirigami
Designing for paper cutting
Creating an accordion card

The session takes place in Nottingham, UK

If you would like to attend this workshop please follow the Etsy  link below:

 

https://www.etsy.com/uk/listing/642879137/paper-cutting-and-crafting-at-ugly-bread

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