26th-27th June 2021 / The Eugeniusz Geppert Academy of Art and Design in Wroclaw
We’re changing the Festival of High Temperatures.
It will take place every two years. We want all the events to be at the highest level that is why we need more time to prepare. The next festival will take place in June 2021. We promise it will be really hot!
Watch the movie summing up the 12th Festival which took place 21-23 June 2019 at the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław/ Poland.
See our photo gallery from the 12th Festival of High Temperatures. Photos by Małgorzatya Kujda and Michał Pietrzak.
You are cordially invited to the conference “Fire and Art” within the twelfth Festival, which will take place on June 21st and June 23rd in room 410 (New Building).
Our organising team have been working on the Festival for a few months.
Our next star in the glass section is Brent Cole – a professor at Ball State School of Art and a head of M. Glick Centre for Glass, Ball State School of Art, Muncie in the USA.
In 2019 the Empty Bowls charity event will take place on 22nd June at 1 p.m.
Doreuldakda is a participatory performance presented by Doreuldakda Project, which invites the public to join in a moment of doing nothing but polishing up a stone.
Graphics of the 12th Festival of High Temperatures designed as usual by Karolina Maria Wiśniewska / Love Gyyethy.
Agâh Barış Can Aksakal – a Turkish master of glassworking techniques, will be one of the festival visiting artists this year.
At the 12th Festival of High Temperatures Kay Aplin and Joseph Young will present a ceramic-sound performance and an exhibition of their works entitled “Fire plus water”.
Martin Stefanek is an outstanding artist who will prepare a demonstration with the use of a glassworking furnace.
David Lobdell will be one of this year international visiting artists in the metal section.
This year Hyang Jong Oh from Kwangju in South Korea will be among our special guests in the ceramics section.
Jörg Hanowski is a German artist specializing in neon-making.
Eirin Bjørsland Hansen will share her knowledge and experience in the area of glassworking techniques.
Noah Kirby, a sculptor and active member of the art iron casting community, will lead a scratchblock workshop for the festival audience followed by an iron pour from a small cupola furnace.
At the 12th Festival of High Temperatures Jason Hess will build and fire a Train Kiln.
One of our special festival guests will be an artist Sam Chung, professor of ceramics at Arizona State University.
This year our special guest of the metal section will be Tamsie Ringler, an American artist working in the field of sculpture and metal casting.
Watch the movie summing up the 11th Festival which took place 22-24 June 2018 at the Academy of Art and Design in Wrocław/ Poland.
We would like to invite you to read our publication entitled “Fire Art – process and transformation”.
Here is the organizing team of the Festival of High Temperatures 2018!!
Photos by Małgorzata Kujda and Jerzy Wypych.
Monika Patuszyńska is another guest of the ceramic section. This artist will try to combine two sections of the Festival: glass and ceramics.
During the 111th Festival Şirin Koçak Özeskici – a Bulgarian artist will demonstrate a Naked Raku technique.
Kurt Dyrhaug – originally from St. Paul, Minnesota, Kurt Dyrhaug is currently a Professor and Distinguished Faculty Research Fellow at Lamar University where he teaches Sculpture, 3D Design, 3D Printing, and Art Appreciation.
During the 11th Festival Andreas Fasoulides will conduct a ceramic experiment.
Erica Rosenfeld, a glass artist from New York, will be one of our Festival guests this year.
Andy Griffiths will create a cast iron performance during which, soon after dark, the sun will rise.