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NOTE: A repeat of this tour will be offered in 2018. To get an idea of details, look over the 2014 tour
WHAT’S INCLUDED IN THIS CERAMICS TOUR
- Seven nights in the heart of Cape Town
- Three nights in picturesque Franschhoek
- Services of guest speakers & tour leaders
- All entry fees, porters’ tips & drivers’ gratuities
- Meet & greet airport collection & hotel transfer
- Transport in luxury, air-conditioned coaches
- Meals with artfully paired wine & soft drinks: 8 lunches, 6 dinners, 3 drinks,
1 wine tasting
|DATES||11 – 21 NOVEMBER 2014|
|DURATION||11 DAYS / 10 NIGHTS|
|RATES||ZAR 49,700 p/person sharing|
|SINGLE||ZAR 8,900 supplement|
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Ceramics in the Cape Tour: Specialists
WHO YOU’LL MEET
- Iconic award winner Magdalene Odundo OBE, Ceramics SA’s international guest attraction at its National Exhibition.
- Leading luminaries David Walters, Ian Garrett & Ella-Lou O’Meara during a full day master class in David’s Franschhoek studio.
- Clay crafter Andile Dyalvane of Imiso Ceramics, who blends traditional with contemporary such as body scarification.
- Pioneering practitioner Anthony Shapiro who mentors & inspires at Art in the Forest on the slopes of Table Mountain.
- Visionary curator Esther Esmyol from Iziko Museums’ Special Collections with exhibits Fired and African Vessels
- Dynamic trend setters like the Cape Craft & Design Initiative & their savvy projects.
- Inspiring product developers like Toni Burton at uplifting initiatives such as Zizamele.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
From Magdalene Odundo, Kenyan born, Professor of Ceramics at the UK’s University of Creative Arts, Farnham, Surrey, who’ll demonstrate her approach to hand-building techniques in a one-day workshop.
From Ian Garrett, hear about the 2,000 year history of the Ukhamba, African beer pots, how they are made and their significance
With David Walters, decorate and smoke-fire your own Raku glazed Ukhamba, made in advance in a paper-fired pit kiln, and discover the ‘smoke and resist’ traditions of Africa and the Middle East
With Ella-Lou O’Meara, track how centuries of influence form China, Japan and Korea have informed the many-faceted ceramics traditions at the Cape
Discover the world of South African ceramics, one of the most dynamic and diverse on the pottery planet. Cape Town has been designated the Design Capital of the World for 2014, where clay art and craft thrive alongside a cosmopolitan buzz and breathtaking landmarks.