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European Glass Context

European Glass Context 2012 - Newsletter 3

Workshop  - Shifting Place
Art LAB Projects in collaborations with EGC2012 is pleased to present an interdisciplinary site-specific workshop exploring place as a shifting context. 
Shifting Placewill bring together an interdisciplinary group of students, newly graduated and professional practitioners for a 5-day, intensive engagement.  Rather than using hot glass, the group will work on a series of quick, meaningful experiments, in ready-made transparent materials, enabling the exploration of location/site, gesture and souvenir.  
Read the full description and see how to apply: 
Glassblowing maestros from Berengo Studios working at KADK Bornholm
Two glassblowing maestros from Berengo Studios Murano, will be working in the hot shop at The Royal Danish Academy School of Design Bornholm during European Glass Context in September. The maestros will be working with a selected artist, developing new works in glass. Further details on this exciting event will be posted shortly on the EGC2012 website.
Until then check out the short film about Berengo Studio here:
EGC2012 Dinner and Concert
EGC2012 is generally about contemporary European glass, interesting lectures and workshops, glass demos etc. Having said that, it is also important to have a party! So we are planning a dinner and concert in the evening of the exhibition openings September 15th. The details are not all in place yet, but so far we know for sure that the Swedish band Skilla will perform their alternative rock for us! Further details, where to bye your tickets etc will be posted on the website shortly:
Until then check out the music from Skilla at the link below:
EGC2012 Program and Open Source platform for contemporary glass activities
EGC has now posted the first programmed activities on the website. More activities and events will be posted as they get confirmed and the EGC secretariat be notified about activities.
EGC2012 is an open source platform for activities and events related to contemporary European glass.
So if you are planning an exciting event, happening, exhibition or other activity that falls under these terms please do not hesitate to contact the secretariat. If the secretariat finds the activity relevant to the general themes and artistic level we aim for it will be included in the program and be promoted through the EGC sources.
Social media
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Warm regards
Susanne Jøker Johnsen
Project Director