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Exhibition

Memory Update
Ornaments of Serbian Medieval Frescoes

6 November 2013 – 01 March 2014

Opening ceremony: Wednesday, 6 November 2013 at 19:00


Author of the exhibition: Dušan Milovanović, museum advisor, Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade.

Author of the exhibition design: Ivan Mangov, assistant professor at the Faculty of Art and Design, Megatrend University.

Educational workshops during the exhibition Memory Update - Ornaments of Serbian Medieval Frescoes.

Presentation of the wall paintings production process

Wall paintings production process from a sketch to the execution in material; representation of techniques used in monumental painting; relations between the medieval and the contemporary; themes and motives.

Participants: Students of the Faculty of Applied Arts, Wall Paintings Departments.

Tutoring professor: Nikola Božović, assistant professor.

Workshop schedule:
19 November 2013 at 12:00

Photographs from workshop
Dress a Royal

Theme: Learning about the Serbian medieval royal clothes, motives and designs applied to garments by solving the following tasks:

  1. A pre-prepared ornament models displayed at the exhibition should be painted on a paper or textile ground and the ornament should be connected to the clothes.
  2. During the exhibition medieval fashion costumes will be made after the composition images of Serbian royal patrons. Children would wear these costumes while visiting the exhibition which should help them better understand the historical period.

Workshop is designed for children 6 to 12 years of age.

The workshop is aimed at pre-school institutions and primary schools.

Duration of the event: 60 minutes.

Workshop schedule:
20th November 2013 at 11:00
21st November 2013 at 12:00
20th December 2013 at 12:00
21st January 2014 at 12:00
23rd January 2014 at 12:00

Photographs from workshop
Little Copyists

Theme: Parts of exhibition ornaments and compositions would be projected on the wall canvas and by painting the chosen segment projected children will try themselves as copyists.

Workshop is designed for children 4 to 10 years of age.

The workshop is aimed at pre-school institutions and primary schools.

Duration of the event: 60 minutes.

Workshop schedule:
22nd November 2013 at 12:00
25th December 2013 at 12:00
26th December 2013 at 12:00
28th January 2014 at 12:00
30th January 2014 at 12:00

Photographs from workshop
hypercube
Visual Mathematics

Workshop held by: Prof. Slavik Jablan

Workshop participants are offered opportunity to make transparent hyper-cubes or puzzles with knots and ornaments in Op-art style

The workshop is designed for primary school children of senior grades.

Workshop schedule:
26th November 2013 at 12:00

Photographs from workshop
Mirror Curves

Workshop held by: Prof. Slavik Jablan

Workshop participants will be taught how to create Byzantine and Celtic Knots and other kinds of intertwined ornaments.

The workshop is designed for secondary school children.

Workshop schedule:
5th December 2013 at 12:00

Photographs from workshop
Ornaments in Time and Space

Theme: Learning about the concept of an ornament through historical periods, from the Middle Ages until the present; ornaments used to sacral and secular ends. Ornaments applied to clothes, royal garments, jewellery, footwear, belts and wood carved items. Interpretation of ornaments on church fresco paintings and its application in everyday life in the Middle Ages.

Participants: School for Design, Textile Design School, Tehnoart, Drvoart, School for Leather Design.

Ornaments on Royal Clothes

Participants: Textile Design School
27th November 2013 at 13:00
28th November 2013 at 13:00
29th November 2013 at 13:00

Photographs from workshop

Participants: School for Design, Belgrade
4th December 2013 at 11:00

Photographs from workshop
Filigree ornaments

Participants: Tehnoart, Belgrade
24th December 2013 at 11:00

Photographs from workshop
Ornaments on Footwear, Belts, Bags

Participants: School for Leather Design, Belgrade
6th December 2013 at 12:00

Photographs from workshop
Woodcarvings

Participants: Drvoart, Belgrade
10th December 2013 at 11:00
12th December 2013 at 11:00
17th December 2013 at 11:00
19th December 2013 at 11:00

Photographs from workshop
Ornaments in Time and Space - Exhibition
Photographs from EXHIBITION

Concept of the programme:
Jelena Knežević, curator educator, Education Department of MAA
Contact:
+381 64 18 48 212
+381 11 26 26 494 ext. 155
jelena.knezevic@mpu.rs

Author of the exhibition: Dušan Milovanović, museum advisor, Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade.