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ceramic seminar in denmark - figurative and narrative ceramics

updated fri 29 jul 05


Mouritzen on thu 28 jul 05

This mail is particularly targeting any Clayarters who have the
possiblility to get to Denmark to our wonderful Guldagergaard in
Skaelskor, the near future!
But it is also to keep you all informed about a great place to plan a
visit to .. for a residency or to take part in wood firing or a
workshop. (Program
At the moment we have a Hans Christian Andersen - inspired symposium in
progress. (This year is the bicentenary of his birth). The title of the
symposium is "Storytelling and Poetry" and the invited artists working
at the center at the moment include: from Denmark, Sten Lykke Madsen and
Louise Hindsgavl: from the USA Richard Notkin and Justin Novak; Michael
Flynn from the UK, and Ilona Romule from Latvia. Next week they will be
joined by Ann Roberts from Canada and Christie Brown and Claudia Clare

On the 13th and 14th August 2005 there will be a seminar with a full
Some highlights from the program:
The Clay is Mightier than the Sword - Richard Notkin USA - Lecture and
Illustrated lecture - Ann Roberts Canada
Three-dimensional stories in colour - Ilona Romule Latvia
Missing - Claudia Clare UK
The Fairytale of my Life - Michael Flynn UK
Fables & Figures - Sten Lykke Madsen DK
Embodying Transformation - Christie Brown UK
Freeze-Frame: A Moment in the Narrative - Justin Novak USA
My Porcelain Figurines - Louise Hindsgavl DK
Puppet theatre Performance - Morten Grue DK=20

The seminar fee is DKr 1200 All meals included
Students and Member of the Friends Association pay DKr 800=20
DKr 600 for a Day ticket, incl. lunch
Camping at the Center - bring your own tent DKr 50-/day=20
Hostel/pension Dkr 100-300-/day available in the town of Skaelskor.
Read more about it on the center's site:

International Ceramic Research Center - Denmark
Heilmannsvej 31A
DK-4230 Sk=E6lsk=F8r
T +4558190016
F +4558190037

Best wishes from Priscilla Mouritzen
Member of the Board of Guldagergaard