8th International Ceramic Art Symposium in Daugavpils

Daugavpils receives the 8th International Ceramic Art Symposium “Ceramic Laboratory”, which involves a fortnight of intensive studio work by an international team of artists, giving lectures and public presentations, and preparing an exhibition at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre.

From 10 to 24 July, Daugavpils receives an international ceramic art symposium, organised for the eighth consecutive year by Latvian Centre for Contemporary Ceramics in cooperation with Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre. This time, the symposium has brought together 14 ceramic artists from the Baltic States: Harald Jegodzienski (Latvia), Monika Gedrimaitė (Lithuania), Agnė Šemberaitė (Lithuania), Olga Melehina (Latvia), Rūdis Pētersons (Latvia), Agnese Sunepa (Latvia), Ieva Jurka (Latvia), Laura Põld (Estonia), Lauri Kilusk (Estonia), Una Gura (Latvia), Lilija Zeiļa (Latvia), Eleonora Pastare (Latvia), Ilona Abdulajeva (Latvia) and Nellija Dzalba (Latvia).

The programme programme includes different public events open to anyone interested in attending.

At 3 p.m. on 23 July, in the conference hall of Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre, Estonian ceramicist Lauri Kilusk will give a public lecture “Finding the Way. Clay 3D Printing in Estonian Academy of Arts”.

At 11 a.m. on 24 July, participants of the symposium will give presentations to introduce themselves and their ideas and review their work at the symposium.

The 8th International Ceramic Art Symposium will close at 4 p.m. on 24 July at Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre with the opening of an exhibition by symposium participants, who will receive certificates of participation.

Admission to all events is free of charge.

Supporters: State Culture Capital Foundation, Daugavpils City Council, Caparol.