30A-2023 – Noemi Iglesias – Handmade Porcelain Flowers
July 23 – 29 2023
Marvelous fower bouquets in your finger tips.
The production of handmade porcelain flowers is an industrial decorative technique performed entirely by women throughout the 19th and 20th centuries in European ceramic factories. Due to the difficulty and time it takes to make each one of the handmade flowers, the technique has practically disappeared but during this course, we will recover the tradition.
We will learn how to make different types of handmade porcelain flowers and floral elements such as leaves, pistils, or individual petals. The purpose of this course is to acquire the necessary knowledge to reproduce this technique so the participants can apply it individually in their personal studios. You will be able to make delicat bouquets or use the flowers as sigle decorative elements. Furthermore, through the inspirational attitude of the instructor, participants wil discover inedited ways to apply the techique and it’s simbolic value in their own work.
At the beginning of each session, demos will be shown, delivering a thorough and explanation of each step. Then, there will be an individual follow-up, adapting the technique to the specific needs and knowledge of each participant, repeating the steps as many times as necessary. The course is divided into 5 sessions. You may ask for the complete programme writing to La Meridiana.
Students will study in the beautiful environment of La Meridiana, hosted in nearby accommodation and a full meal will be served on all course days. The last kiln opening will be in the morning of Saturday, plan your travels so to not leave La Meridiana before 9.30 am.
Noemi Iglesias (1987) is a Spanish artist working with sculptural media and long-durational performative formats. Since 2009 she has lived and worked in Greece, England, Finland, Italy, Hungary, China and Korea. In 2019 she finished her Master Degree at the Tainan National University of the Arts, where she researched on contemporary ceramic practices. Noemi Iglesias’ work is found in international collections and she has been invited to symposiums and featured in magazines. Besides working on her performances and installations she loves to teach. www.noemiglesias.com
July 23 – 29 2023
|Length of course||
5 working days in the studio
For all levels
Payment and Refund Policy
A deposit is required at registration. After submitting the registration form, you may proceed with the payment on-line. If you choose to pay by bank transfer, the registration will be confirmed once the deposit has been accredited in our banking account. The balance must be paid at the beginning of the course.
You may withdraw within 14 days of registration without incurring in any penalties and will have the deposit fully refunded. No refund of deposits past 14 days of registration, pursuant to articles 53 and following of the EU consumer protection legislation.
If La Meridiana cannot hold the course due to unforeseen events beyond our control, La Meridiana reserves the right to offer a voucher for a different course of your choice. The voucher is valid for two years. The deposit will be transferred to the new course.
The workshop fee includes the following:
Tuition of 6 – 8 hours per day;
Studio open 11 hours per day;
All materials and firings;
Lodging in shared double room; single room on request at additional fee of 230 euros per week;
Shared kitchen facilities and shared bathroom.
Freshly prepared three course lunch with wine on all working days;
Welcome breakfast, Welcome and Final dinner;
Coffee break in the mornings and in the evenings.
La Meridiana is equipped to comply with the current safety standards regarding Covid-19, including social distancing between people in and outside the studio. The daily maintenance of hygiene measures is guaranteed. Please note that participants will be required to follow the security protocol and to comply with some simple precautions.