Research Unit Vicarte "Glass and Ceramic for the Arts"
This research unit is a partnership between the Faculty of Sciences and Technology of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa and the Faculty of Fine Arts of the Universidade de Lisboa used for teaching and for glass research. The research at VICARTE connects the present and the past, by developing new materials for glass and ceramics contemporary art, by studying the traditional and historical production practices and the exploration of different aesthetical concepts in art.
Contemporary Creativity and Materials
Our group presents two fields of action, art and science, otherwise considered opposites...
The research group proposes an interdisciplinary approach to the study of ceramics and glass...
Master of Glass Art and Science
This international Master started at the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Caparica, Portugal in October 2009.
VICARTE is thankful for the support of the following entities: Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, CRISFORM Marinha Grande, Câmara Municipal da Marinha Grande , Santos Barosa, Jasmim, In-Fusão, Barracha Ltda., Saint Gobain Glass Portugal, CRISAL, FERRO Indústrias Químicas, Portugal, Lta., KERAjet Portugal, Atlantis, Saint Gobain, Portugal, Libbey, Repsol, Culturgest, Fundação Millennium BCP.