Symposium 2: The Weaving Workshop Revisited

Symposium 2: The Weaving Workshop Revisited

Welcome to a two-day symposium presented by the Röhsska Museum and students of HDK – Academy of Design and Crafts. The symposium will be focused on practice-based research on occasion of the 100-year anniversary of the Bauhaus school.

In the spirit of Anni Albers, Bauhaus weaver, designer and writer, this two-day symposium will focus on ways to make practice-based research public. Anni Albers is recognised as one of the first weavers who theorized weaving through the writing of essays as part of her work as a textile artist. Her influence continues to provide us with key references in textile research today.

Through an open public event at the Röhsska Museum, this autumn’s symposium aims to develop and implement research dialogues, exchanges and partnerships about how to make artistic research public on its own terms. This means moving beyond the confines of standardised academic text or power point lectures.

Applying the principles of the interdisciplinary Bauhaus school, the invited guests, such as students and researchers from the fields of fine-, applied- and performing arts, will present research findings in dialogue with the academic community and the public.
Kindly note that there are only a limited number of places available. Sign up here: weavingworkshoprevisited@gmail.com

The lectures are in English, whereas the workshop will be in both Swedish and English.

PROGRAM DAY 2
9 -9.30 am
Introduction to the symposium
Emelie Röndahl, Rosa Tolnov Clausen och Hanna af Ekström, doctoral students at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing arts at Gothenburg University.

9.30-10.30 am
Lecture: The Bauhaus School
Judith Raum, artist and writer.

10.30-10.45 am
Break

10.45-12 am
Conversation: The Bauhaus School
Judith Raum in conversation with Jessica Hemmings, professor of Crafts & vice-prefect of Research at HDK.

12-1 pm
Lunch can be bought in the Café Röhsska.

1-2.30 pm
Workshops with Doctoral students at HDK:
What do you know about weaving that I can learn?

Weaving/crafts with Emelie Röndahl and Rosa Tolnov Clausen.

Sites and Senses

Disability studies/design with Hanna af Ekström.

Craft simulator
Blacksmithing/crafts with Gustav Thane.

Please observe that the symposium will be documented through audio and photography.

The Weaving Workshop Revisited have been kindly supported by:
Estrid Ericson Stiftelsen, Slöjdföreningens projektstipendium and the Research School at the Faculty of Fine, Applied and Performing arts at Gothenburg University.

The programme is part of the Gothenburg design festival, produced in collaboration with HDK- Academy of Design and Crafts, presented as part of Mötesplats Röhsska.

Sammanfattning på svenska
Tillsammans med HDK – Högskolan för design och konsthantverk bjuder Röhsska museet in till ett två-dagars symposium. Konferensen fokuserar på praktikbaserad forskning i Bahausskolans anda inspirerad av textilkonstnären Anni Albers där studenter, forskare och allmänhet möts. Hålls på engelska och svenska.

Programmet ingår i Gothenburg design festival, producerad i samarbete med HDK – Högskolan för design och konsthantverk inom ramen för Mötesplats Röhsska.

Foto: Shipyard Loom, platsspecifik väv på skeppsvarvet Skver, Mali Losijn (Kroatien), 2014, foto: Emelie Röndahl.




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