3rd International Workshop on Wood Restoration in Aizpute, Latvia 2017


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When: July 23rd-29th, 2017
Where: Aizpute, Atmodas iela 9, SERDE Workshop and Residencies centre
Apply until: 30th of April, 2017

For the third time Workshop and Residencies centre SERDE is holding an International Restoration workshop in Aizpute, Latvia.

Six-day workshop has been created to allow professionals (young, mid-career and master craftsmen) to meet outside their usual working environment and solve problems both in theory and practice. Each participant will contribute with their own set of skills and knowledge in order to have best possible outcome. Restoration works will be carried out on the basis of internationally set guidelines and ethical principles.

Practical work will be done on-site in a 18th century wooden architecture complex which has been in a slow, thoughtful restoration process for the last decade. Participants will be introduced to the previous restoration works and experience gained from that.

Main subjects:

1. Half-timbered framing (Fachwerkhaus) restoration

2. Historical 19th century casement window and door restoration

3. Making of natural/traditional paints

In spare time(evenings) it’s possible to join for storytelling activities connected with cultural heritage sites in Aizpute and historical photo technique workshop.

Fee: Participation is free of charge for the selected participants. Participants will be responsible for their round-trip costs to Aizpute, Latvia.

Application: In order to apply it’s mandatory to fill the provided application form. Without fully complete and sent application form Your participation will not be taken into account. Please submit application until 30th of April. 

For further information, please call +371 26330153 or send an e-mail to smg.serde@gmail.comjanis.tolpeznikovs@gmail.com

Organises: Workshop and residency center SERDE, Koka darbnīva, biedrība “Nākotne pagātnei”

Supported by: Interreg Central Baltic, European Union, European Regional Development Fund, State Culture Capital Foundation

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