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SACRED & PROFANE - ARCADIA WORKSHOP 2019/20

A 7-day Arcadia workshop for jewellery artists + presentation of their work

Art has always been connected to magic and mysteries.
The sacred, mythology and religion provided the source which art canalized into magical symbols, practices and rituals suggesting solace for existential agony and aspiring collectivities to bond, dare, create, flourish.

A seven day/six nights intensive workshop in performance, story telling, symbols & mysteries and objects' cultural history in Arcadia, Greece. Participants experience concepts of archaic thought and faith and retrieve the traces of myth in the homeland of Dionysus, Pan and the nymphs.

The Sacred & Profane workshop provides shared accommodation (in two bedrooms/two artists) in a large 19th century mansion and a shared working space in the picturesque town of Leonidio (>> click here to find it).

Participants share accommodation, studio, experiences and present their work in a special event at AYGO AGVO Art Space Leonidio at the end of their residency. Breakfast and snacks are served daily and are included in the fee.

Promotional, press and social media support, e-invitation plus press release for the show (GR/EN) and website documentation is included in the program services and fee. A participation certificate is granted. Minimum two and maximum six jewellery artists can participate.


WORKSHOP PROGRAM:

• Performance Techniques - (4 hours)
• Performance Concept & Show Rehearsal - (4 hours)
• Introduction into ancient, Byzantine and contemporary Greek culture and jewellery  art - (3 hours)
• Narrative und Story Board - (3 hours)
• The Sacred & The Profane: Apollo or Dionysus? Motifs, Symbols, Semiotics, Jewellery (3 hours)
• Jewellery Brainstorming: How to present it, whom to address, how to overcome the limits of the contemporary jewellery scene - (6 hours)
• A guided tour through the picturesque town of Leonidio and curated visits of its archaic and medieval monuments
• An art pilgrim to the monastery of St. Nikolaus build on the ruins of an ancient Dionysus temple inside the sacred cave where the Greek god has been raised by the nymphs, according to the legend


APPLICATION:  Email us ( >> here ) your application with cover letter stating your incentive to participate including your website (no social media pages) or 6-8 pictures of your work and a short bio.

RESIDENCY DATES:
2 - 8 December 2019  OR
6 - 12 January 2020

PRICE: 750 € / jewellery artist. The fee does not include travel fees, meals, artist material.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  30 April 2019


THE TEXTILE QUARTET

Residency / Workshop / Exhibition in Arcadia / Greece

The Textile Quartet is an two-week artist residency and exhibition project for international artists who wish to explore Greece's rich textile tradition through a series of specialized workshops and present their work in an exhibition in Leonidio, Arcadia.

It addresses artists who (wish to) work with textile art / textile techniques / textile installation / textile and narrative / textile and performance / textile design.

The Textile Quartet provides shared accommodation (two bedrooms x two artists) in a 19th century mansion and a shared working space in Leonidio, Greece for 2-4 artists who learn, share experiences extend their knowledge about textile art.

Part of the program me is a four-day curated art show at AYGO AGVO Art Space, Leonidio, that takes place during the second week of the residency.


The Textile Quartet includes:

• A customized introduction into ancient, Byzantine and contemporary Greek culture and textile art (workshop 8 hours)
• A customized workshop on traditional Greek textile motifs and techniques (workshop 8 hours)
• An experimental textile brainstorming (workshop 5 hours)
• A textile and narrative group performance (3 hours)
• An experimental tool making workshop (3 hours)
• Local textile makers workshop visits
• 19th century city tour
• Customized networking advice
• A four-day exhibition in AYGO AGVO Art Space, Leonidio
• Curatorial advice for the realization of the exhibition

Promotional, press and social media support, plus e-invitation+press release for the show (GR/EN) and website documentation is included

Application: Individual artists or artists groups may apply.

Fee:  750 Euro / artist. The fee does not include travel fares, meals, artist material or print matter for the show.

Dates: Monday 13 - Sunday 26 May 2019
OR  Monday 17 June - Sunday 30 June 2019

How to apply: Send your application with cover letter introducing yourself and stating your incentive to participate in The Textile Quartet, including your bio/cv and website (no social media pages or blog) or 6-8 images of your work (if no website available) via e-mail to us   >>> here.

Application deadline: 28 April 2019

Only one place left!


SACRED & PROFANE - ARCADIA WORKSHOP 2019/20

A 7-day Arcadia workshop for jewellery artists + presentation of their work

Art has always been connected to magic and mysteries.
The sacred, mythology and religion provided the source which art canalized into magical symbols, practices and rituals suggesting solace for existential agony and aspiring collectivities to bond, dare, create, flourish.

A seven day/six nights intensive workshop in performance, story telling, symbols & mysteries and objects' cultural history in Arcadia, Greece. Participants experience concepts of archaic thought and faith and retrieve the traces of myth in the homeland of Dionysus, Pan and the nymphs.

The Sacred & Profane workshop provides shared accommodation (in two bedrooms/two artists) in a large 19th century mansion and a shared working space in the picturesque town of Leonidio (>> click here to find it).

Participants share accommodation, studio, experiences and present their work in a special event at AYGO AGVO Art Space Leonidio at the end of their residency. Breakfast and snacks are served daily and are included in the fee.

Promotional, press and social media support, e-invitation plus press release for the show (GR/EN) and website documentation is included in the program services and fee. A participation certificate is granted. Minimum two and maximum six jewellery artists can participate.


WORKSHOP PROGRAM:

• Performance Techniques - (4 hours)
• Performance Concept & Show Rehearsal - (4 hours)
• Introduction into ancient, Byzantine and contemporary Greek culture and jewellery  art - (3 hours)
• Narrative und Story Board - (3 hours)
• The Sacred & The Profane: Apollo or Dionysus? Motifs, Symbols, Semiotics, Jewellery (3 hours)
• Jewellery Brainstorming: How to present it, whom to address, how to overcome the limits of the contemporary jewellery scene - (6 hours)
• A guided tour through the picturesque town of Leonidio and curated visits of its archaic and medieval monuments
• An art pilgrim to the monastery of St. Nikolaus build on the ruins of an ancient Dionysus temple inside the sacred cave where the Greek god has been raised by the nymphs, according to the legend


APPLICATION:  Email us ( >> here ) your application with cover letter stating your incentive to participate including your website (no social media pages) or 6-8 pictures of your work and a short bio.

RESIDENCY DATES:
2 - 8 December 2019  OR
6 - 12 January 2020

PRICE: 750 € / jewellery artist. The fee does not include travel fees, meals, artist material.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:  30 April 2019

Individual and customized workshops

FaveLAB also offers individual and customized workshops in Athens and Leonidio. For more information visit:   >>> Leave Your Crisis in Greece.