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Relaunch? Ceramics in Fine Art Studies, Symposium, Kunstuniversitat Linz, Austria

Dr Andrew Livingstone gave a lecture on ceramics at the University of Sunderland at the symposium, Relaunch? in Linz, Austria 25th and 26th of November. A discussion followed between tutors from universities in Germany, Poland, Austria and the UK, where ceramic arts were examined within an educational context. http://www.ufg.ac.at

The Edge of Our Thinking, Conference RCA

Researcher Sarah Gee will be undertaking a workshop based upon her research at the event spanning two days (18 and 19 November), at the RCA, London. From the RCA website: The Edge of Our Thinking is an inaugural student-led research conference investigating a range of current perspectives in art and design. Professional researchers and research … Continue reading

With Fire and Flame – Ceramics in Contemporary Art, Villa Rot Museum, Germany.

Dr Andrew Livingstone has been invited to exhibit four artworks as part of the exhibition which runs until February 2012 at Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden, Germany. Artists in the exhibition include Ai Weiwei, Richard Deacon and Thomas Schutte amongst other leading contemporary artists. http://www.villa-rot.de  

3×2 Exhibition of Contemporary Clay, Galway, Ireland.

Dr Andrew Livingstone is exhibiting an installation work titled ‘Surfeit 621’ which consists of 621 cast ceramic houses, video projection and a set of clay-graphite drawings. This work makes direct reference to the 621 ghost estates in Ireland that have emerged as part of the global economic crisis. Central to this work is the politicised … Continue reading

David Cushway exhibits at ‘Ting Tang Trash’ Bergen, Norway.

David Cushway exhibits his digital work ‘Teapot’ at the Ting Tang Trash exhibition in Bergen. The exhibition accompanies the conference ‘Making or Unmaking? The Contexts of Contemporary Ceramics’ which is the culmination of a five year research project headed by Jorunn Veiteberg at Bergen National Academy of Art, which examines use value and the readymade. … Continue reading

Making or Unmaking? The Contexts of Contemporary Ceramics. Conference Bergen, Norway.

Dr Andrew Livingstone gave a recent paper at the Making or Unmaking? conference as an invited speaker. His paper titled; The Ceramic Regurgitant: Sustainability and the Readymade II, examined the use of the readymade by contemporary ceramic artists with a particular focus on the conceptual. The three day conference included well known theorists and makers, … Continue reading