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Time: August 1, 2011 at 10pm to August 7, 2011 at 12pm
Location: Netherlands
Street: Galgenstraat
City/Town: Ravenstein
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Phone: 0650293293
Event Type: workshop
Organized By: Ruudt Peters assistant Estela Saez
Latest Activity: Jan 27, 2011

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A jewellery course by Ruudt Peters assistant Estela Saez.



After the successes of the last years, this year Ruudt Peters is beginning his workshop under the title NOW BREATH. Peters has been connected as professor at two of the most prestigious universities in Europe, the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam 1990-2000 and Konstfack University of Arts and Crafts in Stockholm 2004-2009 At the moment he is professor at Alchimia Jewellery school in Florence, Through Opere Summer School he follows up his teaching with a private program intended for students or graduates of art academies and artists/designers who seek to deepen their work. Every year an international group of artists / jewellery makers participate in his workshops.

Theme: The workshop NOW BREATH is being held in the countryside of the southern Netherlands. NOW BREATH is a workshop where you learn to discover the freedom and air of creativity. Not all human beings are aware of the qualities of their own breath. The in and out going breath offers us a lot of freedom, spirit, view and creativity. 


When we operate from the movements of breath we generate strength and energy that leads to your form language. It is essential for an artist to draw from this inner force. Together we will search for your personal breath. This means that you will get in contact with yourself, and learn to focus on your personal freedom and drive.

We will guide you to your basic experience, teach you to formulate your own positions, and support you in translating this into

making art and jewellery. NOW BREATH is about taking another space at our contemporary experience of making, a statement about how you can relate to your own inner force. Artists and students are stimulated to produce work around this idea. In doing so, it is important that not only rational reflection, but also the subconscious enters into the work process. Ultimately, jewellery

remains a frame of reference.


The NOW BREATH course is built on step-by-step education in which the end product is not the most important goal. “The goal is the means and the means is the goal” (M. Gandhi). The emphasis lies on personal guidance and development. The

participants are given the tools with which to continue this process on their own. By means of direct action people learn to take

steps. During the course the group will cook together, and there will be group discussions.


contact Ruudt Peters for more information

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