Talks, Exhibitions and Workshops
Cluster occasionally holds evenings of inspiring talks, workshops and other events.
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For our next, biggest up-to-date event we have a fantastic range of activities planned for our Cluster exhibitors.
We were delighted to have Aida Wilde doing a talk during one of our social gatherings between Cluster members and exhibitors.
A political refugee from the Middle East in the early 80′s, Aida had been an associate lecturer (2004-2015) and alumni on the Surface Design Program at the LCC for 15 years. Some of the highlights of her teaching career have been her Course Directorship for the Foundation Course in Applied Arts at the LCC (2004/05) and the EDPM Intensive Program at Budapest Tech Polytechnical Institution in 2009.
Patrick Nash Design (PND) held a talk with his team at our Cluster Crafts Fair in 2018. He was established in 1997 as a multifaceted, design-build studio specialised in the creation of architectural graphics, custom neon, and cold cathode lighting systems. The studio is committed to a design process that begins with careful analysis of the client's needs, objectives, and existing visual identity. They work collaboratively and enthusiastically to find design solutions that are both inspired and practical.
WHAT IS LINOCUT?
Linocut is a relief printing technique which can easily be practiced at home with very little equipment. It is very versatile, allowing for both bold, expressive marks and controlled detail. By varying the way the block is inked and printed a variety of textures can be created.
Patricia Puertas is a multidisciplinary artist and designer with a great deal of experience within printmaking. Currently doing a MRes in Communication Design at Royal College of Art, Patricia is looking to extend her practice and spread her knowledge of the therapeutic experience of printmaking.