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HAND-BLOWN GLASS RESIDENCY 2018

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HAND-BLOWN GLASS DESIGN RESIDENCY 2018

Matter of Stuff is pleased to announce the Program for the Summer Workshop in Hand-blown Glass 2018


The residency will take place from March 19th to March 24th 2018 between Colle Val D’Elsa and Montalcino, Tuscany in Italy. We will select a maximum of 20 participants both students and professionals.

The residency will focus on handblown glass to create an object of tableware commissioned by Matter of Stuff. During 6 days workshop the students will have to come up with a great design.

The Jury composed of MOS, SPDA and guests will evaluate the best 2 projects that will be produced and promoted by the London gallery MOS.

Invited guests and tutors for the week:

- Simona Auteri & Sofia Steffenoni (Matter of Stuff)
- Cristina Felici (Archeologist)
- Chiara Onida (Breaking the Mould, Salviati Creative Direction)
- Domitilla Dardi (Curator)
- Pia Wustenberg (Designer, founder of Utopia and Utility)


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The Program

- Thursday 1st of February, 2018 - Deadline for candidates proposal.

- Monday 5th of February, 2018 - Participants announcement
Submissions are accepted via email only and must be submitted in one zip file.

> Including portfolio of previous works
> Single A4 page with a project proposal on what you would like to develop during the workshop.

*We are not expecting a final product, but a glimpse or an idea of what could be developed during the week.*

Completed applications should be sent by 5pm (GMT) on Thursday 5th of February 2018 to:

events@matterofstuff.com


The workshop will include:

- Visit the glass manufacturing facilities
- Lectures from outstanding designers and professionals
- Wine tasting experience and visit to wine production facilities in Montalcino
- Accommodation in shared bedroom
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Access to teaching rooms and media room for presentations
- Transfer from Montalcino to Colle Val d'Elsa and back, and from Montalcino to the wineries.

The Cost of the Residency

for PROFESIONALS is £900 Including VAT

for STUDENTS will be £750 including VAT

Please send us an email for student pricing or if you request information at

events@matterofstuff.com


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The Schedule

Monday 19th March 2018- Arrival In Montalcino

15.00 - 16.00 Check In
18.00 Workshop presentation and Pia Wüstenberg lecture (Glass design)
20.00 Dinner
21.00 Group Work


Tuesday 20th March 2018- Introduction to Glass

07.00 - 8.00 Breakfast
08.00 - 09.30 Transfer to Colle Val d’Elsa
10.00 - 12.30 Visit with Manufacturer to the glass blowing facility
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Glass moulds introduction
15.30 Group work talks with manufacturer and Pia Wüstenberg
18.30 Transfer to Montalcino
20.00 Dinner


Wednesday 21th March 2018- Design in Glass.

07.30 Breakfast
09.30 Visit to Winery
11.30 Chiara Onida (Design and Creative Direction of Vetreria Salviati)
13.00 Lunch
14.30 Domitilla Dardi Lecture
16.00 Group work with supervision of guests
19.00 Dinner at OCRA
21.00 Group work


Thursday 22th March 2018- Tableware Design

07.30 Breakfast
09.30 Cristina Felici (Design and archeology)
13.00 Lunch at OCRA
14.30 - 17.00 Creative food design workshop
18.30 Round Table with guests and dinner
21.30 Group work


Friday 23th March 2018 - Presentation of final designs and announcement of selected projects

07.30 Breakfast
10.00 Lecture t.b.c.
13.00 Lunch at OCRA
14.00 Group work presentation preparation
17.00 Design Presentations to the Jury
19.00 Selected Project announcement followed by wine tasting


Saturday 24th March 2018 - Check out and Departure

07.30 Breakfast
10.00 Check out and Departure

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