10/05/2018

4. International Workshop on Wood Restoration

When: July 15th-21st, 2018

Where: Aizpute, Atmodas iela 9, Workshop and Residencies centre SERDE

Apply until 27th of May, 2018

For the fourth time Workshop and Residencies centre SERDE is holding an International Restoration workshop in Aizpute, Latvia

Six-day workshop has been created to allow professionals (young, mid-career and master craftsmen) to meet outside their usual working environment and solve problems both in theory and practice. Each participant will contribute with their own set of skills and knowledge in order to have best possible outcome. Newcomers to the field will be introduced to wood restoration by master restorers and carpenters. Restoration works will be carried out on the basis of internationally set guidelines and ethical principles.

Practical work will be done on-site in 18th century wooden architecture complex which has been in a slow, thoughtful restoration process for the last decade. Participants will be introduced to the previous restoration works and experience gained from that.

Main subjects:
1. 18th century building construction restoration
2. Historical 19th century casement window and door restoration
3. Use and making of traditional plasters, paints and oils

Fee: Participation fee is 200 EUR (150 EUR till 15th of May), we will organise meals and accommodation in shared rooms (150 EUR). Participants are responsible for their round-trip costs to Aizpute, Latvia.

Application: In order to apply fill the application form. After submitting application you will have to pay 50€ as registration or full workshop price in 5 working days. The registration fee will not be refundable. Without fully complete application form and registration fee Your participation will not be taken into account.

For further information, please call +371 26330153 or send an

e-mail to smg.serde@gmail.comjanis.tolpeznikovs@gmail.com

Photos and video from previous years:
https://www.facebook.com/pg/SERDE/photos/?tab=album&album_id=10154743874000592 
https://vimeo.com/180949980