Here is information of the exhibitions we have been visiting/organize during this project.
Turkey october 2012
Exhibition at HATEMCollege
Delegates were shown examples and demonstrations of a range of crafts, mainly in the woodwork field. Many exhibits demonstrated skills such as carving, wood burning and inlay. In addition, intricate work with mother of pearl was demonstrated. Techniques were discussed with students and teachers and a brief presentation was made, followed by photographs.
Exhibition at Mimar Sinan Güzel Sanatlar Üniversitesi MSGSU
The MSGSU exhibition demonstrated practices for fashion and design. Student demonstrations were given, using mannequins and materials in order to explore creative approaches to design. A tour of facilities, including practical and online facilities, was given, followed by an imaginative exercise where delegates were invited to express their ideas through images using coloured chalks. The images were then displayed and added to/modified by others.
Malta februari 2013
There were two types of exhibitions. One was with crafts that are going to take part in prototype. Another exhibition was that of fabric painting that was introduced this year at school. A fashion show with the fabric painting dresses that were made at school was held. All the models who took part in this fashion show were students from the School of Drama.
London, United Kingdom
Ronneby, Sweden september 2013
Idrija, Slovenia January 2014
Partners had a possibility to see the permanent exhibition in Idrija Municipal Museum about the way of life in Idrija in the past, to understand the strong links among quick silver mine and hand made Idrija lace, which is a typical handcraft in Idrija region. Men were working in the mine, woman at home were taking care of their families and were making lace. In the past making hand made bobbin lace was necessary to earn some money for the family. Today the mine is not working any more, but is opened for tourists and partners who liked to get the experience how is to work under the surface entered it.
But lacemaking is still present and alive in Idrija. The main reason is the uninterrupted work of Idrija Lace School. Idrija Lace School was established in 1876 and is the oldest and the biggest lace school in the world with uninterrupted tradition. About 400 children and youngsters and more than 100 adults per year are being taught how to make Idrija lace.
Exhibition of Idrija Lace was prepared in Idrija lace School. The main role of the school is to preserve, maintain and develop the knowledge of Idrija Lace. At the exhibition partners could admire many hand made bobbin laces. Those which show the first steps into the world of lace and were made by the youngest students aged 6 or 7 years. And the real masterpieces of Idrija Lace made by our youngsters from 14- 18 years old, who dedicate o part of their free time to maintain the important part of Slovene heritage. From 2013 making Idrija Lace is registered intangible heritage by Slovenian Ministry of Culture.
Temse, Belgium April 2014
The final exhibition i Temse.