Announcement assistants Rinoi Imada
Tokyo-based Rinoi Imada‘s residency will run from August 2 to October 8, 2023. GlazenHuis made an open call to find a suitable assistant during Rinoi’s residency period. GlazenHuis selected 2 assistants divided into 2 periods during Rinoi’s residency.
August 1 – September 2, 2023
Grzegorz Bibro from Poland is a visual artist who uses glass in art objects and installations, as well as new media to work with the body in various contexts. Since 2020 he took part in many different glass classes, including those led by visiting professors such as Anna Mlasowsky, Matthew Szosz, Erica Tada and Karin Forslund. In 2022 he graduated master’s studies by making a group of blown glass objects that were shown in Venice (IT) during The Italian Glass Week 2022 and additionally received two distinctions: first at The International Glass Exhibition during the Stanislav Libenský Award in Prague (CZ), and the second at the Best Diplomas 2022 show in BWA Gallery in Wrocław (PL). Right now he continues his education at the Doctoral School of the Academy of Fine Arts in Wroclaw (PL), exploring non-patriarchal masculinity in the medium of glass. Apart from studies he develops glassblowing and flamework technique in art residencies and glass symposiums, and also takes part in exhibitions and artistic intervensions in the public space.
September 5 – October 5 2023
Jordan Tavan is a multidisciplinary artist originally from Boston. He works primarily in 3-dimensions and is inspired by material sensuality, process, and the world around him. Jordan’s work often takes on its final form through industrial foraging and installation. Jordan is in the process of earning his Master of Fine Arts Degree in Ceramics from Rochester Institute of Technology and is continuing his career as a mixed-media sculptor. He has worked in various glass and ceramics studios, including Chrysler Museum Glass Studio, New Orleans Glassworks and Printmaking, and the 757 Makerspace Ceramics Studio.