Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Battambang || Atelier S P A C E

20 September, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Free

Event Navigation

A conversation salon + atelier to *make something*.

It’s for those we discover, on the way, and on the spot. See you in the up.

By invitation only. 

Details

Date:
20 September, 2017
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
,
Event Tags:
, , , , , , , , , , ,

Venue

Kinyei
Street 1.5, Near Psar Nath
Battambang, Cambodia

Organizer

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.