Jacques Kaufmann in Conversation with Michael Rice


Saturday 15 June, 2019 06:00PM - Saturday 15 June, 2019 07:00PM

Mark your calendars for Saturday, June 15, 2019 to join us for a conversation at 6:00 p.m at 1971-Design Space, Sharjah, bringing together Jacques Kaufmann, the former President of the International Academy of Ceramics, and Michael Rice, the ceramicist of the solo show “GEO- Earth and its Materiality”. Kaufmann and Rice will be discussing their practices and recent projects with the Head of 1971-Design Space, Fatma Al Mahmoud.

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About Jacques Kaufmann:

Jacques Kaufmann opened his current studio near Geneva, in France in 1988. From 1995 onwards, he has taught at the Ecole d‘Arts Appliqués of Vevey, and was made Chair of the Ceramics Department in 1996. Since 1999, his activities in China have allowed him to contribute to exhibition exchanges in Europe and China. In 2008, Kaufmann joined a group at Hepia, the University for Engineering, Architecture, and Landscape Architecture in Geneva, to conduct research on “green” walls at city scales. He recently retired from his position as the President of the International Academy of Ceramics.