Leonardo Project KNOWHOW - Creative teaching / learning in a studio environment.

>> link to the PROJECT KNOWHOW website

Knowhow is an EU sponsored and supported Leonardo da Vinci Pilot Project on non textural teaching/learning
www.knowhow.is
www.myndlistaskolinn.is


PROJECT HOST INSTITUTION

MYNDLISTASKOLINN I REYKJAVIK
ICELAND SCHOOL FOR VISUAL ARTS
Reykjavik, Iceland.

PARTNER INSTITUTIONS

NEMZETKOZI KERAMIA STUDIO
INTERNATIONAL CERAMICS STUDIO
Kecskemét, Hungary.

CUMBRIA INSTITUTE FOR ARTS
Carlisle, Cumbria, UK.

THE GLASGOW SCHOOL OF ART
Glasgow, Scotland, UK.

EESTI KUNSTIAKADEEMIA
ART ACADEMY OF ESTONIA, Tallinn, Estonia.

LISTAHASKOLI ISLANDS
ICELAND ACADEMY OF ART, Reykjavik, Iceland

Project Knowhow lead researcher
Maureen K. Michael
MPhil (Dis), BA (Hons), PGDipSfl. PGCE (S).
Researcher, Glasgow School of Art, School of Design,
167 Renfrew St. G3 6RQ, UK
m.michael@gsa.ac.uk

Research Supervisor
Dr. Guðrún Helgadóttir
Hólar University Collage
Hólar í Hjaltadal
551 Sauðárkrókur
gudr@holar.is

Project knowhow Co-ordinator
Thora Sigurdardottir
Reykjavik School of Visual Art
Hringbraut 121, 107 Reykjavik
thora@myndlistaskolinn.is

Project KnowHow Co-ordinator Kecskemét
Steve Mattison
International Ceramics Studio
icshu@hotmail.com


RENAISSANCE IN EDUCATION
The teaching philosophy and practice at the International Ceramics Studio.


Click on the links below to see more of the International Ceramics Studio's activities in the Leonardo Project Know-How

April 2006
OIL RAKU
Students from the Mould Making and Slip Casting project working with Gabriella Kuzsel to make oil reduction raku.

April 2006
Working with invited artist, Ferenc Csurgai, a leading Hungarian sculptor in concrete, a small group of students explored three dimensional form using negative polyfaom moulds and coloured, aggregated concrete.
>> click here to see the images
>> click here to see an image of Csurgai's innovative work GLASS BLOWING

April 2006
Working alongside master glass artist and teacher, János Polyak, students created new works in blown glass during an intense two days and nights workshop.
> click here to see the images.

April 2006.
MOULD MAKING AND CASTING.
Gabriella Kuzsel, ceramic artist specialising in plaster work, model and mouldmaking and Lajos Toth, glaze chemist from Interkeram, guided the students through their working process and techniques during a one week internsive workshop.
> click here to seee the images

NCECA Portland, Oregon.
ICS presentation in the International Forum about ICS activities and the KnowHow project
download NCECA 2006 leaflet (pdf

September/October 2005
LEONARDO PRACTICAL WORKSHOPS
All 6 partner colleges have sent staff and students to participate in the two week practical research workshops at the ICS. click here to see the images.

AUGUST 2005
Students on their second summer practice project. Discussion and critique day.

JULY 2005
Visiting artists in the studio in July on a symposium entitled "The Ship". In conjunction with this our design students worked on the same theme for a 10 day summer project. See the results here.

MARCH 2005.
NINA HOLE PROJECT
A group of our students worked alongside Danish Artist, Nina Hole to build and fire a large ceramic sculpture in the town centre.
Click here to see Nina's impressive sculpture.

As part of this project students designed and built maquettes of possible future fire sculptures. The results were presented to Nina Hole to discuss with the students and to give advice on problems with the designs.
See the presentation images here.

FEBRUARY 2005.
Design students working on short project in the studio.

JANUARY 2005
Design students working on creative sculpture techniques with tutors Sandor Kecskeméti and Zsofia Karsai. Working with free ideas in clay and wire cut polyfoam.

Sopron 1
MIF 2, Budapest
Sopron 2


ICS INFORMATION LEAFLET
download in pdf format

CURRICULUM for NYME SILICATE DEPARTMENT
pdf files

PROJECT KNOWHOW INFORMATION BULLETINS
click the links below to download the information leaflets as they become available.
KNOWHOW 3 - 192k pdf file

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