In autumn last year I cooperated with Uroš Bavec from Institute for Protection of the Cultural Heritage of Slovenia, RU Novo mesto to make replicas of house shaped urns.
Gmunden is a charismatic little town by the lake and under mountains in Austria. It is also a place where ceramic market happens every last weekend in August. This was it 27th time now. There was a selection of 125 best European ceramics with a guest country: Slovenia. See the video report of the market.
Goudse Keramiek Dags or Gouda ceramics festival is Dutch market for ceramics with a very long tradition. It is situated in center of Gouda. The town is famous for it’s cheese Gouda. It is pronounced ‘Hawda’. We made a short video about the happening at the market.
From 17 till 19 April 2015 Royal College of Art London hosted Ceramic Art London, a major showcase for international ceramics. It was CAL’s 11th edition featuring 80 excellent makers from 15 countries. Watch short interviews with three ceramists: Karin Bablok, Uwe Löllmann and Matthew Blakely.
In May 15 international ceramists fired together a wood fired kiln, a type of anagama, in Janja Gora, Croatia. The kiln was fired for 38 hours, reached over 1300°C and used 3.5m3 of wood. The kiln was fired as a part of workshop lead by Lou Smedts, ceramic artist and professor, and Branko Šupica, owner of the kiln at Atelje Janja Gora.
Inga Kaupelyte is from Lithuania. She now lives and works in Amsterdam. She is a designer and maker of Ingaga Porcelain. We talked about how she transfers her illustrations to white tableware using technique of screen printing