Project proposals LINC18

netzWerk - handWerk/AUSTRIA

Key themes: traditions, heritage, landscape. Expectations: Somebody who had already experience about projects with handcraft.

Preserve - evolve - convey - transfer of knowledge – design

Netzwerk Handwerk is an initiative of craftsmen and designers to raise public awareness of craftsmanship and design. It encourages cooperations and exchange between the various crafts and the involvement of the youth in the subject of craft in special exchange formats such as workshops, lectures, discussions and excursions. It also promotes access to a contemporary form of traditional craftsmanship - only a living craft can survive.

Project part Designer in Residence

International designers are invited to the region to work with local craftsmen. The designer is to develop ideas inspired by the region, regional materials, techniques and the locals. These Ideas are then implemented concretely with a craftsman from the region.

  • Mutual exchange of knowledge and experience
  • Becoming acquainted with the typical regional craft and building culture
  • New cooperations
  • International exchange
  • Getting to know people, culture, region and language

Contact person

Andrea Achrainer – Verein netzWERK.handWERK
0043 – 676 - 613 76 16

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