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Matteo Zauli and Aida Bertozzi will take you on a journey through art, design and decoration.

Ceramics and nature

Examining how ceramic works can be used as a means to raise awareness of our planet.

A day at the museum

Matteo Zauli will be your guide for the day and will help you get a real understanding of this space, which has been dedicated to art since the...

Scheduled courses

Ceramics and nature

13 – 14 – 15 September 2013
Fire – earth – water – air are analysed through the entire ceramic-making process and a bridge is built between prehistoric techniques and more current contemporary art; all set against the stunning open air backdrop of the Faenza hills.
Duration: 16 hours
Target: everybody
Ceramic item to take home
Tutors: Marco Malavolti, Matteo Zauli
Location: Zauli Museum and Sottosasso ceramics workshop (via Gabellotta 22, Marzeno di Brisighella)
13 September from 9am to 1pm: theory with Matteo Zauli
- guided tour of museum
- presentation of course
- brief journey through contemporary art
Afternoon: guided tour of International Museum of Ceramics
14 September from 9:30am to 11:30pm (with lunch break): practical application with Marco Malavolti at the Sottosasso workshop
- arrival and tour of Sottosasso workshop
- participants learn about basic techniques and create their own small pottery items
- lunch in Brisighella
- finishing off items and glazing
- firing
- picnic on the lawn
- end of firing
15 September from 11am to 1pm: collect ceramics from Sottosasso ceramics workshop or Zauli Museum
- collect pottery
- farewell drinks
Number of participants: 8 – 15
Cost per participant: € 285 (incl. VAT)
Cost includes:
- ceramic items made in workshop
- transport to Sottosasso ceramics workshop and Brisighella
- evening picnic on the lawn at Sottosasso
- guided tour of Zauli Museum
- Zauli Museum catalogue
- guided tour of International Museum of Ceramics
Three nights B&B € 120.00 in a double room, including guided tour of International Museum of Ceramics.


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