symposium + exhibition 'SPEED' 2009-2010

June 3, 9.00 - 14.00, Bergen, West Norway Museum
of Decorative Art, green room 3rd floor
Slow or Fast? A seminar on crafts identity and social function
with some Think Tank speakers, Jorunn Veiteberg, Love Jönsson, Mònica Gaspar, Liesbeth den Besten, Gabi Dewald, and Felieke van der Leest and Ezra Shales.
see also:

June 3 -  August 8, exhibition SPEED at Galleri Format, Bergen

May 14, 18:00 - 19.30 (6-7.30 pm), London, COLLECT
Saatchi Gallery, events space, second floor:
The Speed of Craft: presented by Think Tank - a rapid-fire presentation by Glenn Adamson, Liesbeth den Besten, Mònica Gaspar, Ben Lignel and Jorunn Veiteberg

See the blog-review by PhD student Stephen Knott

watch Glenn Adamson's Speed performance on youtube

Speed London
Events space, Saatchi Gallery, May 14 2010, 6 - 7.30 pm

3 - 9 March 2010, Munich / Germany, IHM, Handwerk & Design

Mrs. Heidi Müller, our representative in Munich 

the Think Tank booth in Munich, with all TT publications for sale, as well as Ted Noten's Miss Piggy rings.

a group of students at the Think Tank booth

8 - 11 October 2009, Gmunden / Austria
6th Think Tank Symposium and exhibition SPEED

symposium + exhibition 'SKILL' 2008-2009

4 June - 8 August 2009,  Galleria Norsu, Helsinki, Finland 

11 - 17 March 2009, München/Munich / Germany 
IHM Internationale Handwerksmesse München / International Trade Fair Munich
Halle / Hall A1 Handwerk & Design

17 February - 3 March 2009, London / Great Britain
Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery
2 Percy Street, London

18 - 21 September 2008, Gmunden / Austria
5th Think Tank Symposium and exhibition SKILL

exhibition in the Rathhausfestsaal in the old town hall of Gmunden,
18-21 September 2008



symposium + exhibition 'GIFT' 2007-2008


5th April – 25th May 2008 : GUSTAVSBERGS KONSTHALL
Odelbergs väg 9, Gustavsberg (near Stockholm)

opening speech by Love Jönsson.

one day seminar 'Craftspotting': 23 May, 2008
lectures by:
Liesbeth den Besten
Anders Ljungberg
Laurie Britton Newell
Glenn Adamson
discussion, moderator: Annica Kvint 


 exhibition GIFT, at Gustavsbergs Konsthall, 2008

28 February - 5 March 2008: IHM Munich, Germany
The exhibition GIFT was present at  the IHM, Internationale Handwerksmesse Munich / International Trade Fair Hall A1, every day from 9.30 am - 6 pm
(during 'Schmuck' and 'Talente', 'Meister der Moderne' and 'Exempla')
There was a tour on Saturday 1st March, at 7 pm during the Nacht der Ornamente / Night of the Ornaments, members of Think Tank  gave an informal tour of the exhibition and answered questions

10 January - 2 February 2008:
Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery, London, UK

tours: 23-26 January, informal tous of the exhibition by members of Think Tank and exhibiting artists

13 - 16 September 2007:
Exhibition in the shop windows of Gmunden, Austria

Gmunden am Traunsee, Austria

opening of the exhibition Gift in Gmundner shop windows

Karin Seufert

Paul Scott + David Clarke

Ted Noten

Thea Gastrup-Hansen

Nina Bondeson

Monika Strasser  + Gemma Draper

13 - 16 September 2007:
Fourth Think Tank Symposium, Gmunden, Austria

September - October 2007 Think Tank in New Zealand:
Think Tank members Love Jönsson and Liesbeth den Besten were invited in
New Zealand, to talk about Think Tank:
'Why do Crafts need a Think Tank?'
26th September, Auckland war Memorial Museum
28th September, City Gallery Wellington
3rd October, Dunedin Public Art Gallery


symposium+exhibition 'PLACE(S)' 2006-2007

25 April - 20 May 2007:
Galerie im Volkspark der Burg Giebichenstein, Halle, Germany
With lecture by Jorunn Veiteberg and Gabi Dewald and panel discussion

5 February - 24 February 2007:
Contemporary Applied Arts Gallery, London, UK
with lunchtalks by the members of Think Tank

25 November - 31 December 2006:
Landesgalerie Linz am Oberösterreichischen Landesmuseum, Austria


15 September - 17 September 2006:
Kammerhofgalerie, Stadtmuseum Gmunden, Austria


14 September - 17 September 2006:
Third Think Tank Symposium, Gmunden, Austria

symposium Gmunden

symposium+exhibition 'LANGUAGES'  2005 - 2006

17 March - 21 May 2006:
Danish Museum of Art + Design, Copenhagen, Denmark

20 January - 5 March 2006:
London Gallery West, University of Westminster, London, UK

10 February 2006:
Art Workers Guild, London UK
Think Tank Symposium 'Languages: The Decorative Arts in Europe Today'

26 October 2005 - 8 January 2006:
Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

9 - 11 September 2005:
Galerie 422, Gmunden, Austria

8 - 11 September 2005:
Second Think Tank Symposium, Gmunden, Austria

symposium 'The Foundation' 2004

September 2004:
First Think Tank symposium, 'The Foundation', Gmunden, Austria

the foundation


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