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2010 Symposium

Creativity and Innovation in Glass

Dates: Friday 27 August 2010
Organisers: Prof Keith Cummings, Dr Kristina Niedderer, Stuart Garfoot
Venue: University of Wolverhampton
Price: £85 / £30(students) including VAT

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This one-day symposium will explore the special nature of glass in craft and industry. It will focus on the development of innovative approaches and creative opportunities for glass. It will bring together a number of high profile keynote speakers and glass professionals, such as Dr David Bricknell, Dr Vanessa Cutler, and Prof Kevin Petrie who work with new technologies or use traditional processes in new ways to expand creative vocabularies and technical possibilities.

The symposium seeks to explore similarities and differences across the differing attitudes to the special nature of the material ‘glass’. We have invited papers from a wide spectrum that reaches from the position of individual craft practitioners when faced with the new formal vocabulary inherent in a new manufacturing or making process, to that of a glass technologist seeking to develop a new type of glass product.

Symposium Information
Date: 27 August 2010, Symposium: 9-18h, Private View: 18.30-20.30h
Venue: School of Art and Design, University of Wolverhampton, UK.
Organisers: Prof Keith Cummings, Dr Kristina Niedderer, Stuart Garfoot, Material and Theoretical Practice Research Cluster.

Registration Fee: £85 Standard; £30 Students. The fee includes lunch and refreshments, and the symposium proceedings.

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Contact: Dr Kristina Niedderer.

BOOKINGS: Please contact University of Wolverhampton to book directly.

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