MADE IN: Crafts — Design Narratives Travelling Exhibition

The premiere of the Crafts — Design Narratives Travelling Exhibition is scheduled on the 17th February 2020 at 8 p.m. in the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb. The exhibition opening will be followed by Dialogues discursive program with project curators and participants on the 18th February, at 7 p.m. at the Museum of Arts and Crafts in Zagreb.

ORGANIZED BY:
Museum of Arts and Crafts and OAZA (Croatia)

The traveling exhibition MADE IN: Crafts — Design Narratives, is a result of two-year activities conducted by six partnering organizations: Museum of Arts and Crafts, OAZA (Croatia); Museum of Architecture and Design (Slovenia); Werkraum Bregenzerwald (Austria); Nova Iskra, Mikser (Serbia), within a larger MADE IN Platform initiative (www.madein-platform.com). The exhibition showcases the Crafts Archive of 40 craftspeople from the region through photo documentation and stories, and raises questions about the production in the contemporary world within eight Crafts — Design Narratives realized through collaborations of more than 30 craftspeople and more then 40 designers from all over the Europe.

ORGANIZED BY:
Museum of Arts and Crafts and OAZA (Croatia)

MADE IN Seminar: Design&Crafts on Display #3

30 – 31/5/2019

The third MADE IN Seminar will take place in the scenic Alpine setting of Bregenzerwald. Werkraum Bregenzerwald – a collaborative of around 100 regional craft and trade companies – will host the partners and invited guests for a two day experience in the Werkraumhaus and its surrounding workshops. Designed by Swiss architect Peter Zumthor the building serves as a showcase and community centre of the regional craftspeople. The seminar will discuss modes and places to display contemporary crafts and design. 

MADE IN Workshop: Crafting, Cleaning & Caring with Rianne Makkink

26/5/2019 – 31/5/2019

Crafted objects and items gain beauty over time simply by using them. Repairing and maintaining them add layers of patina. A long lasting relation between the object and the subject. The workshop Crafting, Cleaning & Caring by Dutch designer Rianne Makkink and partner of Studio Makkink & Bey will explore the materiality and immateriality of this relation. In collaboration with local craftspeople, producers and makers the participants will work with traditional techniques and experimentation.

MADE IN Open Call: SUPERLOCAL Crafting the Everyday workshop

6/5/2019

We invite all interested design professionals and students of design, visual arts, architecture, new media and related disciplines, to apply for participation in the Crafts—Design Workshop SUPERLOCAL Crafting the Everyday in Zagreb. Participants will take part in designing and making process in collaboration with local craftspeople, producers and makers. 

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MADE IN Seminar: Design & Crafts in Dialogue #2

30/1/2019

Second in a row of Seminars, followed by the International lecture series titled Design & Crafts in Dialogue #2, and organized by OAZA, will take place in Zagreb on the January 31st, 2019. Seminars are part of the two-year long international project MADE IN / Crafts–Design Narratives. While MADE IN / Crafts–Design Narratives project explores the relationship between crafts and design in general, the Dialogue#2 series will open up topics and feature talks about the new models of collaboration, curation and production of crafts and design.

MADE IN Conference: Design & Crafts in Dialogue #1

25/10/2018

Nova iskra is announcing kick-off conference on October 25th in Belgrade, titled "Design & Craft in Dialogue". The project will explore relationships between contemporary design/art and traditional crafts, while the conference will feature talks and other activities by designers, scholars, entrepreneurs, artists and organizations from Sweden, UK, Austria, Croatia, Serbia, Germany and Slovenia.