11.–17. 9. 2017
Symposium of Engraving Glass
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/7th International Symposium of Engraved Glass/Professional work meeting of designers, artists and masters craftsmen of glass engraving within the 7th International Symposium of Engraved Glass in Kamenický Šenov.The intention of the organizers is to create unique atmosphere of creativity and interaction, context of the history and present of the venue, and also demonstration of contemporary ideas and methods used in this glass field.From 11th to 15th September 2017, all participants are going to create original piece of art using mainly techniques of cutting and engraving glass in the premises of the Secondary School of Glassmaking in Kamenický Šenov. Participants of this practical part of the symposium might bring base material prepared beforehand and focus only on the cutting or engraving part at the symposium. The participants can therefore use their own glass base material on the basis of a chosen project, or use base material provided by the organizers. Works created at the symposium will be presented at a working exhibition at Glass Museum in Kamenický Šenov immediately after the symposium. Afterwards, they will be exhibited at exhibitions in many specialized museum institutions home, and for three years also abroad. Based on a signed
agreement the work will become property of the Glass Museum in Kamenický Šenov, which has long been professionally engaged in engraved glass, both in the Czech and international context. These new works will be added to its already extensive collection of works created at International Symposium of Engraved Glass.Candidates will be nominated by a professional jury and invited on the basis of an open call to send filled-in applications and necessary documents.