Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Western Cape AGM, March 9th

The AGM will take place at the Cape Town Castle in the Good Hope Gallery above Fired on Saturday March 9th
8h00- 9h00 Continental breakfast courtesy CSA
9h00 to 10h30 AGM
10h30 to 11h00 Esther Esmyol conducts a walkabout of the Dinner for 101 place setting exhibition in Lady Anne Barnard Banqueting Hall
11h00 to 11h30 Judy Bryant will present an illustrated talk on her visit to Helsinki when that city was World Design capital. She will discuss Finnish design with emphasis on ceramics and her visit to the Arabia ceramic factory.
Esther Esmyol is the curator of the Iziko Social History Collection which includes ceramics She has extensive knowledge of South African ceramics and was instrumental in establishing the Granary Gallery ‘s FIRED installation at the Castle and initiated the 101 place settings exhibition in 2012
Judy Bryant is a public relations and media services provider, with a strong interest in design and heritage. She visited Helsinki in September 2012, during its International Design Week. The presentation gives a brief overview of Finland and its design movement; explanation of how Helsinki rolled out WDC2012, with examples of diverse projects, what potential WDC2014 holds for SA and information and images of a visit to the Arabia ceramics factory, and the latest ceramic home-ware range just launched by iittala, in collaboration with six of Finland’s leading designers. 

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