Get to know bamboo

  Bamboo materials Copyright: © Anne Bergerfurth

The content of the workshop course is the playful examination of the material bamboo in its original tubular form and getting to know its structure and properties. Through the creative processing of a material that already has a specific and very individual character in its naturally grown tubular form, the participants learn how to use tools and creative methods in a meaningful way.

Sawing, drilling, sanding, splitting...how can bamboo be worked at all? Shaping, joining techniques, surface treatment. Discovery and development of original, material-typical mechanical applications such as turning mechanisms and plug-in connections.

The aim is to playfully explore a striking natural material through craft experiments and to develop a design theme from it. Through targeted and successively refined work operations, a simultaneously natural and highly artificial object is to be created as a single form or as a series of forms.

Successful participation in two studio and workshop courses can be substituted for one elective subject.

Location: Sculpture studio/Wüllnerstraße

Time: 07.03. - 11.03.2022 | 9:00 - 16:00 hrs

Material fee: 25€

Number of participants: 8

Place: Atelier Wüllnerstraße

Instruction in the workshop: Anne Bergerfurth