September 11th - 22nd

IRON FORM DEVELOPMENT: Design-visual Rhythm and Contemporary Insights into the Vocabulary of Steel

Workshop Overview

Materials Included

This workshop is an intensive practical study on forged and fabricated form development.

Focusing on design compositions, such as repetition, line, space, and mass. Utilizing concepts of action, movement, and the inherent relationships between elements through their connections as a visual dialogue. Inserting a radical creative process of ideologies, intuitive motion, and making as thinking. We will unravel these design processes during the heat of practice as well as through daily discussions and the journey of making.

The session will entail a team build of a large-scale Sculpture that will encapsulate the design elements and ideologies discussed aiming to open the door of creativity for the participants’ future endeavors.

Cambria Iron Conference Registration Included (Conference T-Shirt not included)


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Meet the Instructor

Pete Mattila

  Currently based in lutruwita/Tasmania, Australia. My work celebrates complex histories, in art, craft, and design as well as in industrial expression. While simultaneously identifying the practice and understanding of craft in terms of social consciousness, the expression of an ethical life through the immediate relationship between hand and mind, and the interrelationship between the…

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