STUDENTS SUMMER RESIDENCY 2017 | MATTER OF STUFF 

On Handblown Glass

MATTER OF STUFF IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THE PROGRAM FOR THE MOS STUDENT SUMMER RESIDENCY 2017.
THE RESIDENCY WILL TAKE PLACE BETWEEN 9TH TO 15TH OF JULY IN COLLE VAL D’ELSA AND MONTALCINO, (TUSCANY, ITALY). WE WILL SELECT A MINIMUM OF 10 AND A MAXIMUM OF 18 PARTICIPANTS.

THE RESIDENCY WILL FOCUS ON HANDBLOWN GLASS TO CREATE AN OBJECT OF TABLEWARE COMMISSIONED BY MATTER OF STUFF. DURING 6 DAYS WORKSHOP THE STUDENTS WILL HAVE TO COME UP WITH A GREAT DESIGN. 

THE JURY COMPOSED OF MOS, SPDA AND GUESTS WILL EVALUATE THE BEST 2 PROJECTS THAT WILL BE PRODUCED AND PROMOTED BY THE LONDON GALLERY MOS.

INVITED GUESTS AND TUTORS FOR THE WEEK WILL BE: 

  • ALESSANDRO ZAMBELLI (DESIGNER)
  • CRISTINA FELICI (ARCHEOLOGIST)  
  • CHIARA ONIDA (BREAKING THE MOULD, SALVIATI CREATIVE DIRECTION) 
  • DOMITILLA DARDI (CURATOR)
  • RICCARDO BLUMER (DESIGNER)
  • PIA WUSTENBERG (DESIGNER, FOUNDER OF UTOPIA AND UTILITY)

THE CALENDAR IS AS FOLLOW:

  • TUESDAY 23RD OF MAY, 2017 - DEADLINE FOR CANDIDATES PROPOSAL
  • FRIDAY 26TH OF MAY, 2017 - PARTICIPANTS ANNOUNCEMENT

TO COMPLETE YOUR CANDIDACY, THE APPLICATION SHOULD BE SENT IN ONE ZIP FILE AND SHOULD INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING:

- APPLICATION FORM SIGNED AND DATED
- LIABILITY RELEASE FORM SIGNED AND DATED
- PORTFOLIO OF PREVIOUS WORK
- A SINGLE A4 PAGE WITH A PROPOSAL ON WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO DEVELOP DURING THE WORKSHOP.


SUBMISSIONS ARE ACCEPTED VIA EMAIL ONLY AND MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ONE ZIP FILE, INCLUDING PORTFOLIO OF PREVIOUS WORKS AND A SINGLE A4 PAGE WITH A PROPOSAL ON WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE TO DEVELOP DURING THE WORKSHOP.

WE ARE NOT EXPECTING A FINAL PRODUCT, BUT A GLIMPSE OR AN IDEA OF WHAT COULD BE DEVELOPED DURING THE WEEK.

COMPLETED APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: EVENTS@MATTEROFSTUFF.COM BY 5PM (GMT) ON TUESDAY 23RD OF MAY.

THERE WILL BE A REQUIREMENT OF 10 PARTICIPANTS MINIMUM FOR THE WORKSHOP TO TAKE PLACE.

IN ADDITION TO ALL THIS A JURY COMPOSED OF MOS, SPDA WILL EVALUATE THE BEST 2 PROJECTS THAT WILL BE PRODUCED AND PROMOTED BY THE LONDON GALLERY MOS. 

THE 2 WINNING DESIGNERS WILL HAVE A PROFILE ON THE MOS WEBSITE. 

THEIR FINAL PIECES WILL BECOME PART OF THE MOS COLLECTION, WILL BE FEATURED FOR SALE ON THE MOS WEBSITE AND EXHIBITED DURING LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2017.

THE WORKSHOP PACKAGE, PRICED AT £880 EXCL. OF VAT PER PERSON, WILL INCLUDE

  • VISIT THE GLASS MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
  • LECTURES FROM OUTSTANDING DESIGNERS AND PROFESSIONALS
  • WINE TASTING EXPERIENCE AND VISIT TO WINE PRODUCTION FACILITIES IN MONTALCINO
  • ACCOMMODATION IN SHARED BEDROOM
  • BREAKFAST, LUNCH AND DINNER
  • ACCESS TO TEACHING ROOMS AND MEDIA ROOM FOR PRESENTATIONS
  • TRANSFER FROM MONTALCINO TO COLLE VAL D'ELSA AND BACK, AND FROM MONTALCINO TO THE WINERY

 

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

THE WEEK WILL FOLLOW THE SCHEDULE BELOW. PLEASE NOTE THAT HOURS AND ACTIVITIES MIGHT SHIFT SLIGHTLY ACCORDING TO THE GROUP’S BEST NEED.

SUNDAY 9TH JULY 2017 | ARRIVAL IN MONTALCINO BETWEEN 15.00 AND 18.00. WORKSHOP INTRODUCTION AND GROUP FORMATION

MONDAY 10TH JULY 2017 | COLLE VAL D'ELSA - INTRODUCTION TO GLASS | VISIT TO THE GLASS FACILITY. WORK WITH GLASS BLOWER

TUESDAY 11TH JULY 2017 | MONTALCINO - DESIGN IN GLASS | LECTURES BY PIA WÜSTENBERG DESIGNER WITH A LARGE EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH BLOWN GLASS. GROUPWORK AND PROJECT DISCUSSION WITH GUESTS

WEDNESDAY 12TH OF JULY 2017 | MONTALCINO - TABLEWARE DESIGN | LECTURES BY ALESSANDRO ZAMBELLI AND FOOD WORKSHOP. GROUPWORK AND PROJECT DISCUSSION WITH GUESTS

THURSDAY 13TH JULY 2017 | MONTALCINO - GLASS EDITION | VISIT TO COL DI LAMO WINERY, LECTURES BY CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF SALVIATI CHIARA ONIDA, CURATOR DOMITILLA DARDI AND ARCHEOLOGIST CRISTINA FELICI. GROUPWORK AND PROJECT DISCUSSION WITH GUESTS 

FRIDAY 14TH JULY 2017 | MONTALCINO - WORKSHOP CLOSURE | LECTURE BY RICCARDO BLUMER AND PRESENTATION TO THE JURY AND WINNER ANNOUNCEMENT

If you are a Student or a Tutor and would like to discuss your participation to our Student Residency Program, please contact us on events@matterofstuff.com