Call! – Kogei as Contemporary Craft: Transcending Boundaries

Kogei as Contemporary Craft: Transcending Boundaries

The Kogei World Competition in Kanazawa is an international competition meant to convey to the world what is new in kogei (“craft”). This competition serves to pursue artistic works that demonstrate a rich sense of expressivity, using the techniques and skill cultivated within the world of kogei to bring excellent concepts and ideas to life.

In 2019, the topic is “Kogei as Contemporary Craft: Transcending Boundaries” aimed at exhibiting works made with a broader perspective and incorporating the new understanding of contemporary kogei. Techniques and works accepted in the following disciplines: ceramics, metal, dyeing and weaving, lacquer, dolls, wood, bamboo, glass, leather, cloisonné, paper, among other.

Works preselected by the Jury will be exhibited from Sunday, November 10 to Thursday, November 21, 2019, in the People’s Gallery of the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa during the 4th Triennale of Kogei in Kanazawa.

Follow the link to know more about requirements, jury, award and how to apply.

Deadline to apply is 25 April 2019

Call for Papers on Textile Intersections:

Textile Intersections Conference organised by the Textile Design Research Group at Loughborough University in collaboration with Royal College of Art and Queen Mary University London, launched a call for papers. The conference will be held in London, Loughborough University in London, from 12 to 14 September 2019.

TEXTILE INTERSECTIONS is interested in topics related to connections and cross- or interdisciplinary collaborations furthering research in the field of textiles and textile design. The focus will be on the nature of collaborations textiles are susceptible to establish with other disciplines and the consequent opportunities for each discipline. How are these collaborations initiated? What makes a successful collaboration leading to innovative research? What are the issues? Why collaborate?

Deadline for submission of abstracts is: 25th March 2019

More information can be found here:

Save the Date – Métiers d´Art European Days Call (sharing)

Enhance The Print of art trades as local signatures,
Revealing the current french genius embodied in art trades,
Promoting Contemporary Know-how, inherited from yesterday, reinvented today and controlled by talent professionals,

The 13th edition of the European Arts days will bring together the quality, demand and mobilization of the actors in the art trades from 1 TO 7 April 2019.

Professionals, training centres, project holders,

We want to defend the know-how, the right time, the creation, the fair price, the professional character of the activity, ensure the presence of a faithful and increasingly warned audience; and this is therefore through the selection of programming of Quality and personalities.

The call for applications will be opened in mid-November and until 31 January 2019 on the site of European art days.

Imagine now your event, event or programming to highlight your business, and integrate a choice programming for an audience who wants new experiences.

Stay connected to the website and social networks of Jemma to know the key dates of the 2019 Edition!