Campus Art

Spring semester 2018 - Workshops for students and staff

By Martine Ahlborn, Branka Djordjevic, Alan Johnston, Inês Rebelo de Andrade and Ursula Scheuern
 

Campus Art, Spring 2018

"Discover your own creativity, escape your normal daily life and get back to your roots!"

In Luxembourg-Hollerich at the Art Center Carré, 1, rue de l’Aciérie
   &
on Belval Campus, Maison du Savoir, rooms 4.380 & 4.330

No prior knowledge is necessary. Experience the recreational approach of our art classes.
A range of art books and other methods of inspiration will help you to choose your topic for reflection.
The works will be carried out individually or in a group.
The courses are free and the material is provided.

Students of the BScE and BScS are specially invited to make their own practical experiences in visual arts and to get professional advice for their pedagogical careers.
 

Registration, contact & more information

Registration & more details at campus.art@uni.lu
Contact: Eric Gary (SEVE) and Martine Ahlborn
More pictures at www.facebook.com/CampusArt
 

Full Spring Semester 2018 Programme

Ceramics & Modelling, Campus Art

 

Ceramics & Modelling by Martine Ahlborn

Discover pottery! Create your own bowls, plates, buttons… or model figures out of clay: life-size portraits, ethnic masks, organic shapes, mural reliefs…
Learn how to fire ceramics in an electric kiln.
Experience colours and glazes to accomplish your work.
 
When: Thursdays 4:30–7:30 pm / March 1, 8, 15, 29 + April 19, 26 + May 3, 17
Where: CAMPUS ART Studio in Luxembourg-Hollerich at the Art Center Carré, 1, rue de l’Aciérie

 

Stone Sculpture, Campus Art

 

Stone Sculpture by Martine Ahlborn

Individual research – Meditative activity – Technical introduction
Learn how to create your own stone sculpture in alabaster, steatite or sandstone.
Get inspired by the shapes and structures, explore the tools, enjoy hammering or polishing… get into a dialogue with your stone and escape daily life!
 
When: Thursdays 4:30–7 :30 pm / March 1, 8, 15, 29 + April 19, 26 + May 3, 17
Where: CAMPUS ART Studio in Luxembourg-Hollerich at the Art Center Carré, 1, rue de l’Aciérie

 

Painting with Acrylics, Campus Art

 

Painting with acrylics by Inês Rebelo de Andrade

+ one outdoor drawing session (optional / May 15)

Learn how to use acrylic paint!
In this workshop you will discover a most versatile medium.
Experiment and explore a variety of techniques (effects, texture, collage, wet in wet, …) on a diversity of materials (paper, canvas, wood, metal…).
Release your creativity and learn how/where to find inspiration.
Material will be provided, just bring along your curiosity and motivation.
 
When: Tuesdays 4:30-6:30 pm / March 6, 13, 20, 27 + April 17, 24 + May 8, 15
Where: Belval Campus, Maison du Savoir:
   - Room 4.330: on March 6, 13, 20, 27
   - Room 4.380: on April 17, 24 + May 8
   - Outdoor session: on May 15

 

Drawing at the Museum: Villa Vauban, Campus Art

 

Drawing at the museum: Villa Vauban by Martine Ahlborn

Between intuition and observation!
Artworks of current exhibitions will inspire you. You will learn how to create your own sketches and drawings.
We will focus on the exhibition "Time Space Continuum / Photographs by Edward Steichen in dialogue with painting".
 
When: On Friday 9 March, from 4:30–7:00 pm
Where: Villa Vauban - Musée d’Art de la Ville de Luxembourg (Luxembourg City Art Museum), in Luxembourg City, 18, avenue Emile Reuter

 

Handmade Books, Campus Art

 

Handmade Books by Ursula Scheuern

Would you like to create a personal sketchbook, pocketbook, Two-Sewn-as-one, Accordion-Fold-Book, or a diary? It’s less difficult than you think.
Some sheets of paper, - by the way you will discover different paper qualities - a pair of scissors and a brush, that’s everything that is required to get started. With a needle, some inches of thread and special bookbinding glue you will be able to manufacture a variety of beautiful, creative and unique handcrafted objects!
 
When: Fridays 4:30-7:00 pm / March 9, 16, 23, 30
Where: CAMPUS ART Studio in Luxembourg-Hollerich at the Art Center Carré, 1, rue de l’Aciérie

 

Drawing at the Museum: Museum of Natural History, Campus Art

 

Drawing at the museum: Museum of Natural History by Martine Ahlborn

Between intuition and observation!
Discover Nature’s diversity!
Beautiful plants or extraordinary animals will inspire you. You will learn how to create your own sketches and drawings.
 
When: On Tuesday 13 March, from 4:30–7:00 pm
Where: Museum of Natural History, in Luxembourg City, Marché-aux-Poissons – 25, rue Münster

 

Painting & Mixed Media, Campus Art

 

Painting & Mixed Media by Branka Djordjevic

This workshop invites you to step out and go beyond only using acrylic paint.
Take a chance on various surfaces – papers, boards canvas, wood…!
Try out a variety of techniques – effects, texture, collage, monoprint…!
Explore combinations with other means – soft/oil pastels, charcoal, graphic/coloured pencils…!
Experimentation and curiosity are key to a creative working process and new discoveries.
All the material is provided. Should you have your personal equipment bring it along and don’t forget a protection for your clothes.
 
When: Wednesdays 4:30-7:00 pm / March 14, 21, 28 + April 18, 25 + May 2
Where: CAMPUS ART Studio in Luxembourg-Hollerich at the Art Center Carré, 1, rue de l’Aciérie

 

Light Structures, Campus Art

 

Light Structures: “Cocoons & co” by Martine Ahlborn

Create 3D organic or geometric structures out of rattan, wire or bamboo sticks and cover the shapes/frames with delicate translucent paper, colourful papier mâché or thin fabrics.
Choose to make your own Asian style lampshade, small design boxes, a big papier mâché sculpture or an object of your inspiration.
 
When: Mondays 4:30–7:00 pm / March 26 + April 16, 23, 30 + May 7, 14
Where: CAMPUS ART Studio in Luxembourg-Hollerich at the Art Center Carré, 1, rue de l’Aciérie

 

Free Claymodelling, Campus Art

 

Free Claymodelling / untutored class by Martine Ahlborn

Individual research – Meditative activity
Shared studio: While the tutor is leading the Light Structures workshop, you may enjoy untutored working with clay.
Not for beginners! Please note that an initiation in ceramics is offered on Thursdays! Limited number of participants.
 
When: Mondays 4:30–7:00 pm / March 26 + April 16, 23, 30 + May 7, 14
Where: CAMPUS ART Studio / in Luxembourg-Hollerich at the Art Center CARRE, 1, rue de l’Aciérie

 

Urban Sketching, Campus Art

© Naturpark Mëllerdall / Alan Johnston, 2017

 

Urban Sketching Tour Old Luxembourg / Belval by Alan Johnston, Artist

Prize-winning sketchbook author will lead you on a sketching tour of old Luxembourg and then (new) Belval to discover the unfamiliar hidden behind what you thought were everyday landscapes!
Please bring (warm) outdoor clothing (including strong shoes), snacks, a picnic, water in a rucksack and a small folding stool. You can bring your own art material or Alan can lend you this.
Sketchbooks provided at 5€ each.
For experienced sketchers or beginners alike.
 
When: Saturdays 10:00–12:00 am & 1:00–5:00 pm / April 28 + May 5
Where:
   - Old Luxembourg on April 28: Meet at foot of the Saint-Esprit Elevator in Luxembourg city, in the ‘Grund ’.
   - Belval on May 5: Meet at the entrance of the Maison du Savoir.

 

Nature Art, Campus Art

 

Nature Art: installations, outdoor drawing and photography by Martine Ahlborn

Nature art installations combined with drawings and photo shots
Join us for excursions in the great outdoors and discover primary gestures and raw materials by creating playful, experimental or conceptual artistic installations from natural elements in nature.
There can be all sorts of subjects, often engendered by the site itself: traces, colours, limits, erosion, the course of the sun, shadows, secret garden, etc. A short introduction into Land Art and Nature Art will stimulate your creativity.
Photos, sketches and drawings will complete our efforts.
Note: Please bring outdoor clothes and shoes, a picnic and your camera.
 
When: On Saturday 12 May, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Where: In the great outdoors (15 km north from Luxembourg). Possibility to get picked up at the railway station in Mersch or at the bus stop in Rollingen (Bus 290). You may also walk through a lovely landscape from the bus stop to our working place in the forest (+/- 1 km).

 

Artist Studio Visits, Campus Art

 

Artist Studio Visits

If you are interested to meet artists working in Luxembourg, please let us know.

Campus Art would be pleased to organise studio visits on demand (minimum 6 persons).