"Future ceramics": EASC Manises reflects on ceramic technology and design

 Escola d'Art i Superior de Ceràmica de Manises organizes, under the heading FUTURE CERAMICS, the fourth conference on ceramic technology and design. The session will take place in the auditorium of the center, on the morning of Friday, April 23. The event will be broadcast live via streaming from the school.

With these conferences the EA + SC of Manises highlights the importance that technological innovation in the ceramic sector has acquired in recent years, revealing some of the trends and effects of the transformation of this sector, a community that also incorporates improvements to achieve more efficient, productive and sustainable processes.

Professionals and specialists such as Begoña Ferrari, científica titular del Instituto de Cerámica  y Vidrio y del CSIC, que nos hablara de nuevos materiales y soluciones tecnológicas cerámicas, o Joaquín Peris, técnico de laboratorio y de aplicación de la empresa Zschimmer & Schwarz, cuya charla versará sobre aditivos cerámicos. 

Design and new social challenges

The conference is also proposed as a space for reflection on the possibilities and limits of design when successfully facing the new social challenges that arise in the face of great changes in the productive, economic, cultural and social sphere, recently exacerbated by the pandemic. of the Covid-19. 

In this sense Sara Sorribes, glass artisan and manager of VIDRIO SORRIBES and the Valencian Community Craft Award 2020, will tell us about the trajectory of a company consolidated in one of the most impressive crafts, glass blowing and manipulation,and it will indicate some strategic guidelines for the promotion and development of the artisan company in the post-COVID era. 

future ceramic
Fourth conference on ceramic technology and design

Innovation and crafts

This informative event is proposed as a clear commitment to develop new lines of work within the innovation strategy within the artisanal and ceramic sector with the aim of building new prospective scenarios and establishing lines of debate from analysis and reflection. 

Under these premises, Lutzia Ortiz and Ana Benavente, responsible for HABITAT TRENDS OBSERVATORY (OTH) y la Unidad de Diseño de Productos del ITC, dentro del área del hábitat, nos hablarán de algunas de las vías de exploración sobre aplicaciones cerámicas en mobiliario e iluminación que los nuevos artesanos y diseñadores están anticipando para construir estos nuevos futuribles. Dichos escenarios contienen visiones coherentes de posibilidades estratégicas futuras para la artesanía del siglo XXI que se podrán en relieve a lo largo de la presentación, mediante un somero análisis de las principales tendencias en cerámica sin perder de vista otros sectores de gran interés dentro de la artesanía para el hábitat.

Program

  • 09.20 h.Inauguration of the fourth conference on Ceramic Design and Technology in the auditorium of ESCOLA D’ART I SUPERIOR DE CERÀMICA DE 
  • MANISES.
  • 09.30h. Conference by Sara Sorribes, from Vidrio Sorribes, whose talk will be about the artisan company in the post-COVID era. 
  • 10.30 h.Conference by Begoña Ferrari, CSIC researcher, and General Secretary of the Spanish Society of Ceramics and Glass, who will talk about new ceramic materials. 
  • 11.30 h.Coffe breack.
  • 11.50 h.Conference given by Joaquín Peris, from the company Zschimmer & Schwarz, who will give a talk entitled “ceramic additives”.
  • 12.50 h.Conference entitled "Trends in contemporary ceramics and crafts" by Lutzia Ortiz and Ana Benavente, heads of the OTH and ITC's Product Design Unit within the Habitat Area. 

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