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Atelier S P A C E || Kärsämäki

1 June @ 8:00 am - 31 August @ 5:00 pm

MAKE A ZINE with new and different others in the popup atelier Atelier S P A C E || Kärsämäki. Conversations, writing tools, practice spaces, outdoor walks, and reflection to discover what it is that most engages you are all part of this in-depth atelier. Get in touch to request the details. Contact DK through the form at our contact page.


1 June @ 8:00 am
31 August @ 5:00 pm
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Design Kompany

What’s an ‘atelier?’

An atelier is a workshop or studio used by an artist or designer. Design Kompany’s ateliers are hosted by Akira Morita and Dipika Kohli.

ATELIERS, APPRENTICESHIPS & ARTMAKING. Design Kompany is hosting popup zinemaking ateliers. Before fancy academic schools for art and design came along, there were ateliers. Encouraging hands-on learning by doing. Apprentices came. Artworks were made and sold. DK imagine artmaking was less commodity-focused* and more about the experience. And for those seeking training, it wasn’t about, one might guess, the expensive tuition fees that come with ho-hum professors (jaded people who’ve forgotten the meaning of their occupation—here I recommend Art School Confidential). Perhaps it was about the magic, if I let myself be uncool and optimistic, of Art. What it can do. How it connects us, across time, and distance. Let’s *make* something. Let’s play? View gallery >

*Watch the film Posthumous, for a great comment on this.