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Undergraduate course

Alchemic Matter

  • ECTS credits0
  • Teaching semesterSpring
  • Course codeKMD-KER-104
  • Number of semesters1
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Objectives and Content

Alchemy is described as the art of fire- in this workshop will focus on experimentation and

reflection over material and matters reaction to the transformative powers of fire. Through

basic geological and cultural components of matter: clay, ceramic-material, plaster and

substances used for glass-forming (glaze) we will explore fires transformative power on

geological matter.

We will in the first week explore the surface possibilities and properties of clay and glaze

through slip, and glaze, and the second week explore material combinations to create

different qualities and possibilities. Including lectures/presentations.

You will get basic Health and Safety introduction for working with glaze and the kilns.