The 11th edition of MEDS Workshop will be held in the industrial region of Poland - Silesia. Based mainly in Tychy it will take advantage of the Upper Silesian Urban Area’s diversity challenging the participants to face different projects in different cities such as Katowice and Dąbrowa Górnicza.
The theme of the edition “Revival” explores the urban and architectural context of Silesia as a space of mines, forges and factories that contributes to a specific regional identity. Both of those paradigms - industrial context and the identity - are an opportunity to reflect upon the issue of transformation. The challenge of the workshop is not only to create interesting projects that have visual representations but also an attempt to conduct a revitalisation of a social mentality. “Revival” aims to revive what is already defined.
If you feel like you have an idea how to combine the theme of revival with the atmosphere of former steel/coal environments - apply as a tutor. The annual tutor call searches for designers, architects and artists to propose, organise and execute projects together with the participants and with the use of given tools and locations.
The scope of MEDS Silesia Revival Workshop 2020 is going beyond the idea of sharing skills and being united in order to create something extraordinary, it’s an actual chance to revive, to bring the places that are covered with the smokestack dust back to life.
Submit your concept to become a tutor.
MEDS workshop “Meetings of Design Students” is an international workshop organised yearly in a different country. Every summer it gathers around 200 participants associated with different fields of art, design and architecture to create and build group projects in a span of two weeks. It’s a perfect chance not only for exchange of knowledge and skills but also to meet new cultures and people. The practical, educational and cultural aspects of the workshops are combined in projects with an international perspective that aim to be impactful and meaningful when it comes to the current issues as well as the importance of traditions and localism.
Past workshops have taken place in: Turkey, Slovenia, Portugal, Ireland, Serbia, Romania, Belgium, Lebanon and Greece.
TitleTutor Call for MEDS Silesia 2020
TypeCompetition Announcement (Built Projects & Masterplans)
Registration DeadlineJanuary 18, 2020 11:59 PM
Submission DeadlineJanuary 18, 2020 12:01 AM
VenueBrowar Obywatelski w Tychach