Library current awareness blog for Computing, Product Design, Design Engineering, Maths and Stats at Middlesex University, London, U.K.
Thursday, 8 October 2015
Clay & Ceramics Open Day
Date: Saturday 24th
Time: 1:00pm-5:00pm Location: Institute
of Making, Malet Place, UCL, London, WC1E 7JE Map
No need to book.
It's free but space is limited.
Have a go at making
your own clay pot, and squidge impressions into 3 types of clay with
Studio Manifold. Build a mini
brick wall and make your own bricks with a brickie. Watch magnificent
throwing demos by master potter Darren Ellis. Learn how ceramic
bioactive scaffolding can help rebuild broken bone, with
Imperial's Biomaterials Research Group. Rummage through some ancient
fragments of ceramics dug from the Thames with archeologist Michael
Webber. In our wondrous Materials Library we will be joined by Clayground Collective who have
collected numerous clays, dug from around the world and brought back to
London by volunteers.
This event is part of a wider event called Make:Shift:Do; in partnership
with the Crafts Council, the V&A, Ultimaker, and the Royal
Commission for the Exhibition of 1851.
More info: here