KITH AND KIN: NEW GLASS AND CERAMICS SYMPOSIUM, SUNDERLAND
A glass and ceramics symposium featuring presentations from artists exhibiting in Kith and Kin: New Glass and Ceramics (Andrew Livingstone, Colin Rennie, June Kingsbury, Chris McHugh, Erin Dickson and Jeffrey Sarmiento), and two artists; Charlotte Hodes and Prof. Paul Coldwell, whose practice similarly address conceptual approaches in the realisation of ideas and decorative concerns. The symposium will conclude with a European design case study by Dr Jack Dawson.
The symposium will provide a context for, and investigation into how the rich traditions of glass and ceramics in the North East of England and beyond, are being innovatively explored and developed through a range of contemporary practice, diverse content, cross-over of technique and media, and by practice-led research.
The symposium takes place on 10th February 2012 at the National Glass Centre, Sunderland. It is free to attend but please book through the National Glass Centre reception.