Saturday, March 13, 2010
Shadbolt Centre for the Arts
–noun (used with a singular verb)
1.the study or theory of beauty and of the psychological responses to it.
2.a branch of philosophy dealing with art, its creative process, its forms, and its effects.
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Each time, national and international artists and speakers have been invited to share their expertise with students and professionals in the ceramic arts. The topics of presentation cover academic and theoretical topics, as well as providing more practical techniques in areas such as sculpture, handbuilding, wheelthrowing, glaze and firing technology and clay bodies.
These topics are addressed through numerous simultaneous presentations of lectures, demonstrations, slides, critiques, panel discussions and a topical keynote address. Theoretical presentations involve discussions of literature on the medium, including history, contemporary practice and trends in the ceramic arts.
In connection with the symposium, pre and post event activities include expanded workshops with the presenters at various locations throughout the province, as well as gallery exhibits within the lower mainland.
The mandate of the symposium is to provide a forum in which both professionals and students can gather and participate in an educational environment. Exposure to a wide variety of local and international practices, aesthetics and expertise fosters heightened awareness and furthers both technical skills and knowledge of the craft.
Keynote speaker: Jack Troy
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