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Ēdieni Dienvidkurzemē

Submitted by signe on Mon, 05/06/2024 - 10:28

Izdota divdesmitpiektā SERDES Tradīciju burtnīca - "Ēdieni Dienvidkurzemē"!

Tradīciju burtnīcā apkopoti stāsti par senāku un vēl joprojām tautā iecienītu ēdienu gatavošanu Dienvidkurzemes teritorijā. Šo stāstu vākšana notikusi SERDES organizētajās novadpētniecības skolās 2021. un 2022. gada vasarās. Sākotnējai pētnieciskajai interesei izzināt sklandraušu un skābputras gatavošanas un ēšanas stāstus piepulcējās vēl vairāki tradicionālie ēdieni, kas veido bērnības garšu un joprojām dažās mājās vēl tiek gatavoti.
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20th International Cast Iron Symposium

Submitted by signe on Thu, 04/04/2024 - 12:25

The 20th International Cast Iron Art Symposium will be held from 2nd until 10th of August, 2024 at the Residency and workshop center SERDE in Aizpute, Latvia. During the symposium artists are expected to take part in the whole casting process and be able to work independently to create their models and casting molds. Iron casting process will be open to the general public and all interested audience during the symposium days at SERDE and at night of cast iron show by the Tebra riverside on 9th of August in Aizpute.

Preliminary program:

August 2  arrival until 19.00, excursion.

August 3 to 8 preparing models, molds and the casting kiln, some excursions around local places.

August 9 transporting moulds, materials and kiln to the casting place. Sculpture casting!

August 10 Summarising results and closing event.

 

Available technologies:

Testing different sand moulds (max. sculpture weight 30 kg):

Boiled linseed oil  - sand moulds

Cement - sand moulds

Green sand mould

CO hardened sand moulds

Ceramic shell molds for wax models (wax model max. weight 200 grams)

 

The symposium takes place in a cozy, non industrial environment and it is oriented towards experiments and learning new experiences.

 

Cost of participation 500 EUR, includes accommodation at SERDES rezidencies centre (shared rooms), catering and materials.

 

Short video from 18th Cast Iron Symposium:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XPDMtgrB6OQ

 

It is advisable to present your idea before the symposium and coordinate the available technologies and scope of work with the organiser Kārlis Alainis via email karlis.alainis@lma.lv

 

Any other questions regarding the workshop contact us at smg.serde@gmail.com

APPLICATION FORM

 

More info about SERDE:

https://www.facebook.com/SERDE

https://issuu.com/smg.serde

https://issuu.com/smg.serde/docs/serde-gallery_05.12.19

 

Organizes:

Event is supported by State Culture Capital Foundation.

10th International Workshop on Wood Restoration

Submitted by signe on Thu, 03/21/2024 - 11:45

The building complex in Aizpute, at the corner of Atmodas and Jāņa streets, is a historical monument of national importance, built in several stages from the beginning of the 18th century to the middle of the 19th century. A large selection of historically valuable construction parts has been preserved in the buildings.

In three rooms of the oldest part of the building there have been preserved interior decorations from 18th - 19th centuries.

Participants will be able to learn practical and theoretical skills in restoration, preservation and maintenance of cultural heritage.

Workshops will be organized by - Jānis Tolpežnikovs, Guntars Upenieks, Raivis Autriņš, Uģis Pucens and Ance Ausmane.

We invite participants with or without previous knowledge to participatein the workshop. The number of participants are limited, so applications will be evaluated based on your description of your interest in participating in the workshop.

The participation fee 150€ includes activities exploring the local cultural heritage - excursions, tea and coffee breaks, accommodation expenses (at SERDE in double room) and the final event, where certificates of participation in the restoration workshop will be issued.

 

APPLICATION FORM


Any questions regarding the workshop contact us at smg.serde@gmail.com

Event is supported by State Culture Capital Foundation.

 

More info about SERDE:

https://www.facebook.com/SERDE
https://issuu.com/smg.serde
https://issuu.com/smg.serde/docs/serde-gallery_05.12.19

ARTIST RESIDENCIES AT SERDE 2023

Submitted by signe on Tue, 01/03/2023 - 14:25

The Residency and workshop center SERDE is looking for artists and creators who are professionals in their field and can relate to inter/trans - disciplinary processes; who are able to work independently and produce their work in our offered facilities and unusual circumstances, but are also open for cooperation with local audience and hosts.

Priority will be given to the applicants who work with the culture heritage aspects, are able to present their work and findings.



Duration

Preferable dates of the 1 to 4 weeks residency are in between 26 June to 30 July

 

Fees and support

SERDE provides selected artists with:

- a letter of support for individual grant seeking,
- free access to the shared studio space - ceramics, wood, metal, mix materials and analogue photo laboratory,
- organizing open studios or artists presentations for local audience.

 

Artists must secure their own funding for

– accommodation (for 1 week 120€ and 300€ for 1 month) in the residency center:
https://issuu.com/smg.serde/docs/serde-gallery_05.12.19

– travel to and from residency, and insurance,

– production costs and personal spending.

 

Expectations towards the artist

At the end of residency artist has to send few photos and short text about his/her work for the annual publication - SERDE’s year book.

 

Application deadline January 30, 2023

To apply fill the APPLICATION FORM

 

More info: smg.serde@gmail.com

www.serde.lv
www.facebook.com/SERDE
https://issuu.com/smg.serde

9th International Workshop on Wood Restoration

Submitted by signe on Wed, 12/28/2022 - 22:56

We invite to participate the owners of old buildings or anyone who wants to supplement their knowledge in the gentle and environmentally friendly building renovation and maintenance which can be later used in their practice or home.

The restoration will be carried out using traditional techniques and natural materials. The works will lead experienced craftsmen (Jānis Tolpežnikovs, Juris Pavlovs). You can participate without previous knowledge.

The building complex at Atmodas Street 9 in Aizpute, Latvia has been restored and maintained in a planned and gentle manner since 2002. The building complex is an architectural monument of national significance, in which the restoration works have been carried out since the 1st International Restoration Workshop in 2014 (21 windows, 2 doors, the facade of Atmodas Street, part of the fachwerk construction of the warehouse building, the entrance ramp and the basement have been restored during the workshops), but there is still a lot of work to be done and each of them is an important step in renovating and passing on the building to future generations.

In Latvia, there are few such publicly accessible, open objects in the process of practical restoration work, but public interest restoration work is growing.

 

APPLICATION FORM


Participation fee 50€.
Accommodation possible at SERDE if necessary.

 

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions: smg.serde@gmail.com

 

More info about SERDE:

https://www.facebook.com/SERDE
https://issuu.com/smg.serde
https://issuu.com/smg.serde/docs/serde-gallery_05.12.19
https://vimeo.com/smgserde

18. Starptautiskais čuguna mākslas simpozijs

Submitted by signe on Wed, 08/10/2022 - 16:03

Aicinām uz skulptūru liešanas šovu piektdien, 12. augustā no plkst 18.00- 21.00 Tebras upes krastā!

18. Starptautiskais čuguna mākslas simpozijs ir Latvijas Mākslas akadēmijas tēlniecības pasniedzēja Kārļa Alaiņa un biedrības Starpnozaru mākslas grupas SERDE ikgadējs sadarbības projekts ar mērķi izzināt čuguna liešanas tehnoloģijas daudzveidību un demonstrēt to plašākai auditorijai. Šis ir vienīgais šāda veida pasākums Latvijā un Ziemeļeiropā, kas pievēršas tieši čuguna kā pamatmateriāla izmantošanai mākslā.


Aizputē 18. Starptautiskajā Čuguna mākslas simpozijā izmanto čuguna cepli, kādus Eiropas dzelzs ieguves darbnīcās sāka lietot 16. gadsimtā. Kurzemē tāds ceplis pirmo reizi parādījās Kurzemes hercoga Vilhelma Turlavā 1596. gadā dibinātajā dzelzs apstrādes manufaktūrā. Vēlāk hercoga Jēkaba laikā bija izveidotas 15 dzelzs apstrādes manufaktūras. Šī tehnoloģija mūsdienās tiek pielietota gan gigantiskās dzels ieguves domnās, gan smalku mākslas darbu atliešanai. 18. Starptautiskais čuguna mākslas simpozijs turpina gan senas metālmākslas tradīcijas, gan iesaista mākslas profesionāļus tradīcijas jaunradē, gan sniedz vizuāli efektīvu liešanas performanci skatītājiem.


18. Starptautiskā čuguna mākslas simpozija dalībnieki - Kārlis Alainis, Inese Valtere, Donatas Mockus, Ivo Folkmanis, Armands Vecvanags, Monta Kurzemniece, Andrejs Ratkevičs, Rūta Patmalniece, Nils Jumītis, Made Dumpe, Artis Alainis, Reinis Alainis, Rūdolfs Alainis, Ance Ausmane, Trīne Pucena

Pasākums notiek ar Valsts Kultūrkapitāla fonda Kurzemes Kultūras programmas finansiālu atbalstu.

 

 

8th INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON WOOD RESTORATION JULY 11 - 16, 2022

Submitted by signe on Tue, 07/05/2022 - 19:26

The building complex at Atmodas Street 9 in Aizpute, Latvia has been restored and maintained in a planned and gentle manner since 2002. The building complex is an architectural monument of national significance, in which the restoration works have been carried out since the 1st International Restoration Workshop in 2014

PROGRAM*

July 11

10am - 12pm Introduction of the organisation and workshop leaders. Guided tour through the building complex and introduction of the works from the previous workshops.

12pm - 1pm Introduction with the workshop spaces, planned works and objects. Safety instruction. Introduction of the working tools and materials.

2pm - 5pm Marking and dismantling works, cleaning of unstable paint layers with paint scrapers.

 

July 12

10am - 1pm Marking and dismantling works, cleaning of unstable paint layers with paint scrapers. Cleaning the wooden parts.

2pm - 6pm Replacing and repairing the rotten and damaged wooden parts. Cleaning metal parts from rust and putting on the prime protective coat.


July 13

10am - 1pm Replacing and repairing the rotten and damaged wooden parts. Cleaning metal parts from rust and putting on the prime protective coat.

2pm - 6pm Cleaning metal parts from rust and putting on the prime protective coat. Heating up the linseed oil and appling on the wooden parts.


July 14

10am - 1pm Heating up the linseed oil and appling on the wooden parts. Filling up small defects with linseed oil putty. Installation of metal parts.

2pm - 6pm Cutting and adjusting the glass to the window frames. Glazing windows with linseed oil putty and copper wire.


July 15

10am - 1pm Preparing the surfaces for paint and applying the paint.

2pm - 6pm Applying the paint and organising the space for drying.


July 16

10am - 1pm Putting back windows and taking group photos with the results of the workshop.

2pm - 4pm Wrap-up the workshop. Issuance of a certificate!

 

*The program is informative, deviations from the plan are possible including additional works, theoretical breaks, trying other techniques, excursions etc. The speed of restoration work is not an exact calculation, it depends on the enthusiasm, workflow, desire to learn and individual skills of the participants.

 

Workshop organized by The Interdisciplinary Art Group SERDE
and association Nākotne pagātnei:

 

Supported by:

Novadpētniecības skola 1.- 5. jūnijs, 2022

Submitted by signe on Mon, 05/23/2022 - 07:57

Starpnozaru mākslas grupas SERDE rīkotā "Novadpētniecības skola” ar Valsts Kultūrkapitāla fonda atbalstu Aizputē notiek kopš 2020. gada. Arī šogad iecerēts turpināt aizsākto praksi - piecu dienu programmā organizējot kvalitatīvam novadpētniecības darbam saistošas lekcijas un dalībniekus iesaistot mutvārdu liecību dokumentēšanas darbos jeb lauka pētījumā.

Praktiskais nemateriālā kultūras mantojuma dokumentēšanas darbs ar intervijām un interviju transkripciju šogad arī tiks saistīts ar kulināro mantojumu, konkrētāk - Kurzemei raksturīgo ēdienu gatavošanas tradīciju. "Novadpētniecības skolas" laikā tiks noskaidroti tradicionālo ēdienu pagatavošanas paņēmieni, receptes un to pārmantošana no paaudzes paaudzē, kā arī ēdienu nozīme svētkos un ikdienā. Intervijās iegūtais materiāls tiks izmantots nākamajā SERDES tradīciju burtnīcā par kulināro mantojumu, ēdienu stāstiem un saimnieču prasmēm.

Piesakies visai programmai šeit - https://forms.gle/zs1TcSkuQKonLNZ99

Piesakies lekcijām šeit - https://forms.gle/fkXuN8dWGm56y8NL6

Novadpētniecības skolas programmā:

1.06.

13.00 - 14.00 Iepazīšanās, ievadlekcija par SERDES pieredzi nemateriālā kultūras mantojuma dokumentēšanā un popularizēšanā, iepriekšējo Novadpētniecības skolu veikumu (Signe Pucena, Starpnozaru mākslas grupa SERDE)

14.00 - 15.00 Ieskats nemateriālā kultūras mantojuma dokumentēšanā un novadpētniecības skolas lauka pētījuma veikšanā (Ieva Vītola, Starpnozaru mākslas grupa SERDE, Latvijas Kultūras akadēmija)

15.20 - 16.20 Latvijas Nemateriālā kultūras mantojuma saraksts - tajā iekļautās nemateriālā kultūras mantojuma vērtības, jaunu pieteikumu pieņemšana un izvērtēšana (Gita Lancere, Latvijas Nacionālais kultūras centrs)

2.06.

10.00 - 12.30 Lekcija – seminārs “No savāktā materiāla līdz Folkloras krātuves arhīvam”; kā arī kulinārā mantojuma piemēri un praktiski padomi garamantu vācējiem par savu vākumu nodošanu Latviešu folkloras krātuvei (Una Smilgaine un Elvīra Žvarte, LU LFMI Latviešu folkloras krātuve)

13.30 - 16.00 Darbnīca “Kā mantojumu var izmantot vietas zīmolā? Stāsti un vizualizācija” (Lolita Ozoliņa, Latvijas Kultūras akadēmija)

3.-5.06.

10.00 - 18.00 Kulinārā mantojuma dokumentēšanas darbs – intervijas Dienvidkurzemes novadā, interviju apstrāde, transkribēšana

 

Vairāk informācijas: smg.serde@gmail.com, +371 29817180

Pasākumu finansiāli atbalsta Valsts Kultūrkapitāla fonds

 

8th INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON WOOD RESTORATION

Submitted by signe on Fri, 04/08/2022 - 19:12

We invite to participate the owners of old buildings or anyone who wants to supplement their knowledge in the gentle and environmentally friendly renovation of buildings to be used later in their practice or home.

The building complex at Atmodas Street 9 in Aizpute, Latvia has been restored and maintained in a planned and gentle manner since 2002. The building complex is an architectural monument of national significance, in which the restoration works have been carried out since the 1st International Restoration Workshop in 2014 (18 windows, 2 doors, the facade of Atmodas Street, part of the fachwerk construction of the warehouse building, the entrance ramp and the basement have been restored during the workshops), but there is still a lot of work to be done and each of them is an important step in renovating and passing on the building to future generations.

In Latvia, there are few such publicly accessible, open objects in the process of practical restoration work, but public interest restoration work is growing.

 

APPLICATION FORM


Participation fee 30€.
Accommodation possible at SERDE if necessary.

 

Feel free to contact us if you have any questions: smg.serde@gmail.com

 

Workshop organized by The Interdisciplinary Art Group SERDE
and association Nākotne pagātnei:

More info about SERDE:

https://www.facebook.com/SERDE
https://issuu.com/smg.serde
https://issuu.com/smg.serde/docs/serde-gallery_05.12.19
https://vimeo.com/smgserde

 



Apply for residencies at SERDE by 27th of March

Submitted by signe on Thu, 03/10/2022 - 08:10

We are looking for artists and creators who are professionals in their field and are able to work independently, produce their work in our offered facilities and unusual circumstances, but are also open for cooperation with local audience and hosts.

On 2022 priorities will be given to the applicants who are interested to explore the local environment, lifestyle, traditions, culture and local economic and afterwards to make a documentation in any medium they professionally represent (visual art, movement, music, research etc.)


We support our residents with
- free access to the shared studio space - ceramics, wood, metal, mix materials and analogue photo laboratory;
- guided tour in local town;
- opportunities to present your work in the local context by organizing open studios or artist presentation;
- collaboration with local institutions and persons in case your proposal is connected with research of Latvian culture and traditions, or your artwork has to be exhibited in public space;
- letter of support for individual grant seeking.

At the end of residency send a few photos and short text about your work for the annual publication on https://issuu.com/smg.serde.
You are invited to share your residency results with the local audience at annual SERDE event “AppleThink” in 10th of September, 2022.

The residency fee is 100e/person/1 week, 180e/person/2 weeks, and 300e/person/4 weeks. The residents are responsible for their own travel arrangements, as well as their material and living costs during their stay.

Artists from Ukraine free of charge!


Application form here https://forms.gle/AeQq5Uz3YVwmR2Gw5


More about SERDE - serde.lv
https://www.facebook.com/SERDE
https://issuu.com/smg.serde
https://issuu.com/smg.serde/docs/serde-gallery_05.12.19
https://vimeo.com/smgserde