MATTER OF STUFF | RESIDENTIAL DESIGN WORKSHOP 2018

ON HAND BLOWN GLASS

 

MATTER OF STUFF RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOP ON HANDBLOWN GLASS 

MARCH 19th - 24th

Colle Val D'Elsa & Montalcino | Tuscany, Italy

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APPLICATIONS ARE OPEN FOR OUR UPCOMING RESIDENTIAL WORKSHOP IN HANDBLOWN GLASS IN TUSCANY, ITALY

THE WORKSHOP WILL TAKE PLACE BETWEEN  THE GLASSBLOWING FACILITIES IN COLLE VAL D’ELSA AND OCRA MONTALCINO FROM MARCH 19th - 24th, 2018.

THE RESIDENCY WILL FOCUS ON HANDBLOWN GLASS AS A MEDIUM TO CREATE A TABLEWARE OBJECT COMMISSIONED BY MATTER OF STUFF. 

THE DESIGNERS IN RESIDENCE WILL HAVE 5  FULL DAYS TO COME UP WITH A GREAT DESIGN. 

INVITED GUESTS INCLUDE DOMITILLA DARDI, CURATOR, CHIARA ONIDA, PRODUCT DESIGNER AND EX. CREATIVE DIRECTOR OF VETRERIA SALVIATI, PIA WUSTENBERG, FOUNDER OF UTOPIA AND UTILITY AND CRISTINA FELICI, ARCHEOLOGIST.

WE WILL ALSO VISIT CASTELLO BANFI WINERIES AND THEIR MUSEUM OF GLASS, EXPERIENCING FIRST HAND THE PROCESS OF WINE MAKING, WHILE TASTING SOME OF THE BEST BANFI WINES.

TO SPICE THINGS UP, AN INTERNAL COMPETITION WILL BE HELD, AND THE WINNING DESIGNS WILL BE PRODUCED AND EXHIBITED WITH OUR GALLERY MATTER OF STUFF DURING LONDON DESIGN FESTIVAL 2018.

 

 

DESIGNER GUESTS & TUTORS

DOMITILLA DARDI | HISTORIAN & CURATOR

PIA WÜSTENBERG | PRODUCT DESIGNER, FOUNDER OF UTOPIA AND UTILITY

CHIARA ONIDA | BREAKING THE MOULD, EX. CREATIVE DIRECTION OF VETRERIA SALVIATI 

CRISTINA FELICI | ARCHEOLOGIST  

 

THE CALENDAR

 

SUBMISSIONS ARE ACCEPTED VIA EMAIL ONLY AND SHOULD BE SENT IN ONE ZIP FILE INCLUDING 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. 
WE ARE NOT EXPECTING A FINAL PRODUCT, BUT A GLIMPSE OR AN IDEA OF WHAT COULD BE DEVELOPED DURING THE WEEK.

COMPLETE APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE SENT TO: EVENTS@MATTEROFSTUFF.COM 

THE WORKSHOP PACKAGE FOR STUDENTS £750 INCLUDING VAT. AND FOR PROFESSIONALS £900 INCLUDING VAT.

  • VISIT THE GLASS MANUFACTURING FACILITIES
  • LECTURES FROM OUTSTANDING DESIGNERS AND PROFESSIONALS
  • WINE TASTING EXPERIENCE AND VISIT TO WINE PRODUCTION FACILITIES IN MONTALCINO
  • ACCOMODATION 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 NEEDS.

MONDAY 19TH MARCH 2018 | ARRIVAL IN MONTALCINO BETWEEN 15.00 AND 16.00. WORKSHOP INTRODUCTION AND LECTURE BY 
PIA WÜSTENBERG | GROUP FORMATION & GRUP WORK.


TUESDAY 20TH MARCH 2018 | TRANSPORT TO COLLE VAL D'ELSA 
| INTRODUCTION TO THE GLASSBLOWING FACILITIES | VISIT TO THE GLASS FACILITIES WITH PIA WÜSTENBERG  | GROUP WORK AND DISCUSSION WITH MANUFACTURERS.


WEDNESDAY 21TH MARCH 2018 | MONTALCINO - VISIT TO WINERY | LECTURES WITH CHIARA ONIDA, GROUPWORK AND PROJECT DISCUSSION WITH GUESTS 
|  DOMITILLA DARDI LECTURE AND WORKSHOP | ROUND TABLE WITH GUESTS AND DINNER.


THURSDAY 22TH OF JULY 2018 | | MONTALCINO - DESIGN IN GLASS | LECTURES WITH CRISTINA FELICI. GROUPWORK AND PROJECT DISCUSSION WITH GUESTS. CREATIVE FOOD DESIGN AND WORKSHOP | ROUND TABLE WITH GUESTS AND DINNER.

FRIDAY 23TH JULY 2018 | GRUP WORK AND PRESENTATION PREPARATION 
| DESIGN PRESENTATION TO THE JURY | SELECTED PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT


SATURDA 24TH JULY 2018 | BREAKFAST | CHECK OUT AND DEPARTURE AT 10:00 AM

FEES

£750 INCL VAT FOR STUDENTS

£900 INCL VAT FOR DESIGNERS

* 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