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The Democratic Dish: Transfer Project

Event date
26 October 2018 (5pm to 8pm)
The Democratic Dish: Transfer Project
The Democratic Dish: Transfer Project
Drinks Reception: Grayson Perry will announce the four submissions selected to be made into ceramic transfers
Friday 26 October 5-8pm
Chelsea Space

Throughout the Chelsea Space exhibition ‘The Democratic Dish: Mintons Secessionist Ware’ (19 Sept – 26 Oct) visitors are invited to complete a template (physical or digital inspired by the work on display. From the submissions, four will be selected to be turned into transfers and workshopped onto large ceramic plates (chargers).
Submissions close on Friday 19 October, with the judges’ selection announced on Friday October 26, the final day of the exhibition. The workshop for the winning designers will be led by Amy Hughes, ceramic artist and specialist ceramics technician at Chelsea College of Arts, on Saturday 3 November.  The ceramics will then be on display for six weeks in the Chelsea Cafe opposite Chelsea Space (19 Nov - 14 Jan).
Judges include: Grayson Perry RA, Turner Prize Winner and UAL Chancellor; Donald Smith, Director of Chelsea Space; and ceramic artist Amy Hughes.
Friday 19 October: entries close, email, post or hand-in to the gallery: or Chelsea Space, Chelsea College of Arts,16 John Islip Street, SW1P 4JU
Friday 26 October, 5-8pm: Drinks reception at Chelsea Space. Four winning artworks/de­signs announced by Grayson Perry at 7pm.
Saturday 3 November: Four designers/artists invited to attend ceramics workshop to take part in the transfer process
19 Nov - 14 Jan: ceramic plates with selected designs to be displayed in the Chelsea Cafe
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Image: Design by John W. Wadsworth for Mintons. Courtesy the Minton Archive, Stoke-on-Trent City Archives (MS1929)

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