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European Glass Context

European Glass Context 2012 - Newsletter 7
Educational Seminar  ’Contemporary glass in education’  14.9.2012
Using the current shifting situation in the Scandinavian glass tradition and industry as a starting point, this seminar will address and discuss how glass education can meet the demands graduated candidates are meet with in their professional practice.

  • What are the demands for the professional practitioner in contemporary glass?
  • How are the graduated candidates received by producers, galleries, museums, collectors etc?
  • What role does the current shift in glass tradition and industry play in the contemporary glass scene?
  • Does the current curriculums match professional life as an independent artist working in glass?
  • How do we educate to meet these demands?
Lectures and moderator
5 speakers representing industry, education, galleries, museums and successful entrepreneurship within the creative industry. The speakers are: Rebecca Uth (DK) Design Director GJ Living Georg Jensen, Nadania Idriss (US) - Founder and executive director of Berlin Glas, e.V., Nina Erichsen (DK) Professional Teacher at The Royal Danish Academy School, Marianne Buus (DK)Consultant in entrepreneurship within the artistic field, Karsten Lauritsen (DK)Founder and CEO of Designer Zoo Copenhagen,
EGC2012 Program and Open Source platform for contemporary glass 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, now is the time to contact Susanne and get your activity posted in the programme.
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Warm regards
Susanne Jøker Johnsen
Project Director