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‘Making In’ Seminar this Saturday 23rd September at Joseph Walsh Gallery

Joseph Walsh founded his studio and workshop in 1999 in Co. Cork, Ireland. He is a designer maker, realising One-of-a-Kind and limited edition pieces. Walsh’s creative approach reflects his appreciation of nature and also his desire to engage the user with visual and tactile forms.

Joseph Walsh’s work can be found in many significant international Museum and Private Collections and is regularly exhibited at major art and design fairs. He was awarded an Honorary Doctorate by University College Cork in 2015 in recognition of his contribution to design.

This Saturday 23rd September, ‘Making In’ an Art/Craft/Design/Architecture Workshop takes place at the Joseph Walsh Studio, Riverstick, near Kinsale.

Featuring some of the most profound and exciting voices in international design, this seminar puts Joseph Walsh Studio, and Ireland, at the center of a valuable creative dialogue. One that aims to stimulate thought, to question and to inspire.

As an admirer of the extraordinary body of work they have each created, we are delighted to welcome these visionary artists, designers and educators to Cork, to share their vision, their commitment to creativity and excellence. To share the beauty of what they do with all of us.

Tickets are €120-€150 Click here for ticket information  on Eventbrite

SPEAKERS

Humberto Campana

Estudio Campana first became world famous for its furniture, however the studio has now grown to include interior design, architecture, fashion, artistic partnerships and more. Their work reinterprets craft in a dynamic and vibrant way, reflecting the colour, creative chaos and energy of their native Brazil.

John Makepeace

John Makepeace represents the pinnacle of British decorative arts. His ambitious, finely crafted furniture has been commissioned by private and institutional clients internationally, while his career has also seen the establishment of the School of Craftsmanship in Wood at Parnham College and the creation of Hook Park in Dorset.

Gareth Neal

At the forefront of contemporary British furniture design, Gareth Neal explores and questions the issues of our time in design, craft, ecology and technology, challenging the notion of both function and of craft.

Chris Lefteri

Widely recognised as one of the leading experts working in the field of materials & design, Chris Lefteri has a unique approach to materials; breaking them down, understanding how they are created and re-combining, to create new materials.

Hanns Günther Schnell

Hanns Günther Schnell has an internationally renowned architectural practice and is Assistant Professor at the University of Stuttgart. With a focus on materials and engineering, his resulting lightweight works are beautiful expressions of form, economy and structure.

Jorg Berchtold

Architect and founder of Berchtold Projekte, Jorg Berchtold has collaborated with Joseph Walsh Studio since 2006. He is a member of the Chamber of Architects of Baden-Wuerttemberg Germany and the Deutscher Werkbund.

Joe Hogan

Prompted by his own desire to develop a deeper connection to the natural world, internationally renowned basket maker Joe Hogan’s work has evolved from traditional forms to crafted sculptural objects, ispired by his home and landscape.

O’Donnell + Tuomey

Working together for almost 30 years, this Dublin-based practice has now developed an international reputation for its engagement with complex urban situations and sensitive landscapes.

Deirdre McQuillan

Fashion editor of The Irish Times and a feature writer, Deirdre McQuillan has travelled widely in Africa, Europe and East Asia and has received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the IDI. With a long-standing interest in many aspects of design in Ireland and internationally, she will act as seminar moderator.

Tickets are €120-€150 Click here for ticket information  on Eventbrite

 

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