Ceramics symposium opens up to public in Daugavpils

On Friday 26 July at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Center, the 7th international ceramic art symposium “Ceramic Laboratory” will conclude with the opening of an exhibition by symposium participants.

Prior to that, the program of the symposium is offering public lectures and workshops.

Running 12 through 26 July, the ceramic art symposium has brought together 14 artists from different parts of the world: Suzanne AU (China), Elīna Titāne (Latvia), Inese Brants (Latvia), Bogusław Dobrowolski (Poland), Aleksandra Dobrowolska (Poland), Silvia Granata (Italy), Beka Tabagua (Georgia), Yulia Repina (Russia), Katerina Geiduka (Belarus), Kaspars Geiduks (Latvia), Una Gura (Latvia), Sandra Poplavska-Rimicāne (Latvia), Ilona Abdulajeva (Latvia), and Nellija Dzalba (Latvia).

During the course of the symposium, public lectures and workshops with free admission will be given on 23 and 24 July at the Latvian Center of Contemporary Ceramics at 8 Hospitāļa Street.

Program
Tuesday 23 July
12:00 p.m. – Lecture “Porcelain painting techniques” – Inese Brants (Latvia);
4:00 p.m. – Porcelain painting workshop – Inese Brants (Latvia).
Wednesday 24 July
12:00 p.m. – Porcelain jewellery making workshop – Silvija Granata (Italy);
4:00 p.m. – Firing in raku kilns.


Participants of the symposium will receive their certificates for participation in a public ceremony during the opening of the exhibition of artwork created in the course of the symposium. The event is scheduled for 4 p.m. on 26 July.

As recently reported by LSM, a visit to the Mark Rothko Art Center is doubly worthwhile at the moment with a fresh selection of paintings on display.

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