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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’Mearatrack 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.

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Prof Michael Godby

Michael's currently preparing a collection of papers for a book on the History of Photography in South Africa as well ...
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Anthony Shapiro

Anthony started making pots at 13 years old and after apprenticing under Kim Sack’s studio in Johannesburg, got a pottery ...
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David Walters

David Walters is a Franschhoek based studio potter whose wheel throwing skills are as legendary as his exquisitely crafted porcelain ...
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Ian Garrett

Ian Garrett has always been fascinated by ancient ceramics, which he merges with his own creativity. Etruscans, Minoans, native Americans, ...
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Andile Dyalvane

Andile Dyalvane creates signature classics by bringing the traditional and modern together. Staying true to his roots by creatively re-interpreting ...
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Magdalene Odundo

Magdalene Odundo is a Kenyan-born, studio potter who is Professor of Ceramics at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham, Surrey ...
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Dr Elbé Coetsee

Craft art specialist, who established the Mogalakwena Craft Art Development Foundation and initiated a craft centre to support the economic ...
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Margie Garratt

Professional textile artist whose name is synonymous with quilting and whose work crosses the boundaries between art and craft. She was ...
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Porky Hefer

Currently helming Animal Farm, his design philosophy is that a pure design idea should be followed by a chorus of ...
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