Perspectives of Graal Glass: Symposium and Master Classes at Bild-Werk Frauenau
Oct 30, 2016
During a one-day colloquium international glass historians and experts will pursue Graal glass and its variants to discuss the interface of design, glass art, industry and craft. Current examples of collaborations between art and the glass industry, of cultural heritage and studio glass lead to the discussion of future opportunities for these connections. The podium discussion will pick up on these question in the context of the East Bavarian “glass crisis”.
Oct 31 – Nov 5, 2016
Six master classes of Bild-Werk Frauenau will combine processes in different glass studios with the hot glass studio. With glass engraving, glass painting, silk-screening, cold working techniques, pate de verre and lamp working blanks will be designed and and then picked up and finished by experienced glass blowers. Accomplished glass artists will lead the workshops.