A course by Estela Saez
10% discount upon registration before 28th of June 2018
Maximum10 participants (minimum 4)
Language: English, Spanish, Catalan and a bit of German
-Designers of all fields
For this course jewellery background is Not required
Jewellery has become a discipline whereon concept developing and material research is taking a strong position yet this fact plays an important role in the moment we transfer our interests into designs. This course intends to stretch our mind, take advantage of the potential lying in the group thinking as facilitate the ground for fresh possibilities of practical experimentation.
In order to consider new ways of approaching traditional materials normally associated to jewellery, we will deep in its creative process, making interdisciplinary exercises and models that can be used both in jewellery design as of other disciplines, in order to expand boundaries while creating without a jewellery background.
Through several practical exercises and drawing, we will accomplish an evolutionary process that will help us in the future to continue our individual creative process. Combining cross-disciplinary thinking and hands-on assignments aiming to embrace a critical discourse towards making. Space, material and our background will be taken as a starting point for this course, attempting to explore and therefore perceive new outlooks. In this way make a difference within the Design scenario today.
-Break the pre-established personal barriers between object and individual while working.
-Praise the creativity while making practical exercises
-Search the balance between imagination and reasoning.
-Exploit spontaneity without preconceived reasons.
-Transform materials and objects in order to investigate the true essence of its qualities.
-The workshop is based in the evolution process, where the proposed exercises during the sessions are inter-related.
-Work grouped and individually to be able to discuss about different perspectives within the process.
-Fast practical exercises to open the gate between the reason and unconsciousness.
-Empower imagination that will be used as a tool to warrantee the creation of something really unique and personal.
For the success of the workshop and to accomplish its objectives, it is of utmost importance that participants are willing to challenge themselves by an open predisposition towards making and sincere self-critic.