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Leksand Academy – Summer courses - Anagama firing

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  • Address: Leksands folkhögskola Box 281, Leksand, Sweden, 793 26.
  • Telephone: +46 247 64825
  • Email:
  • Web-site: www.leksand.fhsk.se/anagama-firing
  • Dates: 29 Jul 2013 to: 11 Aug 2013

The course provides an introduction to anagama firing. The students will produce ceramic pieces using different ceramic technics such as handbuilding and using a potter's wheel. The course will be conducted in Japanese and English

Course Details

Instructors:
Seishin Inoue, graduated from Sculpture course of Kyoto City College of Fine Arts
Stefan Andersson, graduated from HDK, Gothenburg university

The course provides an introduction to anagama firing. The students will produce ceramic pieces using different ceramic technics such as handbuilding and using a potter's wheel.

After a few days production and drying the students will load the kiln and start firing the anagamakiln. The kiln will be stoked with pinewood and the firing will last for three days.

The anagama kiln was constructed and built under supervision by Mr. Seshin Inoue in the summer 2009.

Total cost: 19.500 SEK in a single room or 17.750 SEK in a double room.
including accommodation, meals and material for the course.

Last date for registration: 15 April 2013. Send your registration by email to fia.palmgren@leksand.fhsk.se

Accommodation
The Leksand Folk High School just three hours from Stockholm and Arlanda airport is located by lake Siljan in one of Dalarna's most genuine and beautiful cultural surroundings. The view over lake Siljan and the East Dala River is wonderful.

The accommodation and the school buildings are gathered like a small village with a main building, reception, theory classrooms and a dining hall. The rooms are very well equipped and the traditional style of the buildings gives the school a pleasant atmosphere.

In a nearby building you will find workshops for the courses.