DresserFest - Christopher Dresser, Japonism and the Victorian World of Goods
Member – Event
Non-member – Event
The Christopher Dresser Society is pleased to announce the schedule for its second symposium to be held at Teesside University on 1st July 2017
Venue T 1.10, The Curve, Teesside University, Middlesbrough, TS1 3BA
9.15 Arrival, Registration, Tea and Coffee.
10.00 Welcome: Paul Denison/ Gill Moore- Christopher Dresser Society
10.15 Keynote Speaker - Widar Halen, Director of Design and Decorative Arts at the
Christopher Dresser and the Anglo-Japanese style.
11.20 Zoe Hendon - Head of Collections, Museum of Domestic Design & Architecture (MoDA)
MoDA Collections Centre
Handwork rendered expeditious: the Rottmann-Silver stencil venture of the 1890s.
12.00 Lunch- Buffet Lunch Provided
1.00 Jane McQuitty- Alberta College of Art and Design
Lost Dressers: The Wife, the Sons, the Daughters, the Others.
1.45 Clive Manison – Collector and Scholar of English Glass
Matsu-no-Kee – Japanese Influences in the design of Stevens and Williams Glass.
2.30 Tea and Coffee.
3.00 Massimiliano Papini, PhD Student, Northumbria University
Transcultural Exchanges between the North East of England and Japan, 1862-1923: visual and material culture in relation to the Anglo-Japanese interaction.
Conventional Wisdom: Christopher Dresser, Owen Jones and the Mystery of Goodall Playing Cards
4.15 Plenary /close