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This page hosts information about events, opportunities and news that are of interest to organisations and makers across Europe. If you would like to submit information to be featured here, please send to wcceurope@dccoi.ie.

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Open to Art - Ceramics Competition

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  • Nov 27, 2013

Open to Art is an International Contemporary Art and Design Ceramics Competition promoted by Officine Saffi with the objective of enhancing and promoting the use of ceramics in contemporary art, design and furnishing. Applications to the competition are invited by 10 December 2013, which offers t...

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Cannes Craft Design and Architecture Fair

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  • Nov 22, 2013

To be held at the Palais des Festivals et des Congrès, Cannes, from 3rd - 6th July 2014, the first ever Cannes Design exhibition will profile professionals from arts and crafts, design, architecture and interior design. Exhibitors from the entire Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region in France as w...

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Conflict & Design, Flanders Design Triennial

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  • Nov 21, 2013

The 7th edition of the Design Triennial in Flanders, Conflict & Design explores how designers approach conflict situations and the impact their designs can have within our society. The exhibition at C-Mine, Genk, from 15th December to 9th March 2014, provides food for thought about how, in th...

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WCC-Europe General Assembly in Eindhoven

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  • Nov 04, 2013

This year’s General Assembly was a great success, with members from Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Ireland, Northern Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Slovakia, and the UK attending. The two day event, hosted by BNO, the Association of Dutch Designers, included presentations ...

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Mapping Contemporary Craft Theories

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  • Nov 01, 2013

On 8th and 9th November 2013, the Swedish Crafts Centre welcomes you to a seminar surveying the development of theories in the field of contemporary craft. The Swedish Crafts Center are, together with the Röhsska Museum and HDK, School of Design and Craft, proud to have renowned lecturers talkin...

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WCC-Europe General Assembly

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  • Oct 17, 2013

The 2014 World Crafts Council Europe annual general assembly took place on the 26th - 27th June in Bergen, Noreway. Hosted by Norwegian Crafts, presentations were given by Martin Roth, Director of the Victoria and Albert Museum, Jostein Ryssevik, curator and critic Prof Dr Jorunn Veiteberg and Lo...

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Call for Proposals: Participatory City 2014

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  • Oct 16, 2013

In 2014, with the topic of Participatory City, the Connecting Cities Network will discuss the question of how urban media facades as a temporary field of interaction can become a catalyst for shared encounters and a platform for urban activism. Artists are invited to submit projects that enable c...

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Tapestries at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre, Egypt

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  • Sep 26, 2013

The Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre (RWWAC) is reaching out to museum curators, gallery directors and lovers of fine textiles throughout the world to help them to maintain the sustainability of the art centre through the sale of the works of their artists. The independent and financially self-sust...

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British Ceramics Biennial

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  • Sep 26, 2013

The British Ceramics Biennial (BCB) returns to Stoke-on-Trent, UK, from 28 September to 10 November 2013. The festival of the best in contemporary ceramics will bring together 150 artists through exhibitions, installations and events that draw on the heritage and creative edge of Stoke-on-Trent.&...

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