On 22 and 23 October, Manises will take part in the General Assembly of the Spanish Association of Ceramic Cities, the Technical Conference: Ceramics and Sustainability, as well as in the award ceremony of the 8th National Ceramics Awards to be held in the town of Bailén, in the province of Jaén.
The technical conference will include the following events:
Lecture: Viability of selling a green and sustainable product. Delivered by Francisco Corpas. Professor at the Polytechnic University of Linares.
Lecture: Why can ceramics be a sustainable product? Delivered by Juan Jesús Padilla Fernández. University of Salamanca.
Round table: How can ceramics contribute to a sustainable and environmentally friendly world?
Moderator: Juan Jesús Padilla, lecturer at the University of Salamanca and councillor for Historical Heritage, Crafts and Ceramics in Bailén.
Wladimir Vivas, ceramist and director of Infoceramica.com.
Francisco Corpas. Professor at the Polytechnic University of Linares.
M. Jesús Pérez Lozano, president of the Spanish Association of Ceramic Cities.
Xavier Morant, ceramist, councillor for the Promotion of Ceramics in Manises and president of the European Association of Ceramic Cities.
Juan Pablo Martínez “Tito”, potter from Úbeda and ceramics teacher.
Communications: Experiences on ceramics and sustainability.
Presentation of the spot “More Ceramics Less Plastic” produced by Bailén Town Council.
Biomass and ceramics production. Factors on its environmental sustainability (provisional title). By Wladimir Vivas, ceramist and director of Infoceramica.com.
Recovering ceramics for use. By Xavier Morant, councillor for the Promotion of Ceramics in Manises and president of the European Association of Ceramic Cities.
“Botijos contra el cambio climático”, an initiative of the Museu del Càntir de Argentona and the Terra Foundation to give new life to botijos as highly sustainable containers. By Oriol Calvo, director of the Argentona museum.
Bowtery: Ceramics, fashion and sustainability in La Rambla. By Luis Torres, founder of Bowtery and teacher of the ceramic techniques workshop at the Jerez School of Art.
Activity of planting pots in the palm trees (Collective activity – Educational centres, groups and cultural associations of Bailén).
Workshop “The art of making ceramics in the open air”. By Alfareros de Bailén. Location: head of the Palms.
AWARDS GALA OF THE VIII NATIONAL CERAMICS AWARDS given by the Spanish Association of Ceramics Cities.
Organised by the AeCC (Spanish Association of Ceramic Cities) and Bailén Town Council.
More information: www.ciudades-ceramica.com