7th International Glass Festival 2017

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Glass Symposium Biennale, Contemporary Art in Glass – 17-20 August 2017 – Asselborn

This juried Glass Symposium and Exhibition is open to all glass artists without geographic restrictions. Students are also invited to participate as they represent many in-house styles and cultural differences from schools and academies with the possibility of exchanging about glass art and design from a global point of view. Workshops are furthermore set up for children and adults.

Professional artists and students from about 20 countries are invited to come and give demonstrations in their own specialty: glass blowing, casting, pâte de verre, fusing, slumping, bead making, mosaics, stained glass, tiffany, glass painting, sand blasting, grinding, and carving etc. Artists and students working with glass will have the chance to meet and exchange their experience with other glass artists. Lectures and discussions will be followed by a presentation of artworks of the international glass scene.

- Demonstrations in glass engraving by Alexander Fokin, one of the best masters in deep glass engraving in Russia
- Demonstrations in stained glass restoration by Inita Emane, professor of Art Academy of Latvia, glass department
- Demonstrations in glass blowing using a furnace made of plain earth as in the middle Ages to melt glass built by Ed van Dijk
- Presentation of publications about glass by «Chrome Yellow Books» library from England
Full program

Atelier d’Art du Verre
Maison 180

Contact for further information: Rob Emeringer and Zaiga Baiza,

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