A vos agendas ! Les Journées Européennes des Métiers d'Art reviennent du 31 mars au 2 avril 2023. Nous nous réjouissons de vous retrouver pour cette nouvelle édition des JEMA.
« I love the felting process, the charm and magic of wool fibers, light and fragile, which intertwine and blend to become compact, strong material »
« There is no wood particularly suitable for carving. Soft or hard, compact or woody, each species can be used depending on what you want to achieve. »
« Decoupage merges creative imagination, drawing technique and extreme precision when handling the cutter or scissors. »
« Sharing the passion of my father and my grandfather must have been inscribed in my genes. I never wanted to be a watchmaker. Marc Jenny »
« Glass attracts me not only for its enchanting capacity for transparency, but particularly for the plural potential of this substance. »
« I love to work leather and hide. They are incredibly flexible and versatile materials that age acquiring a patina that makes each object truly unique »
« Since I was little, I have been immersed in the profession. I spent most of my time in the workshop of my grandfather who was himself a saddler. »
« Sewing is an origami game that brings new challenges. What a pleasure to pass from the imaginary to the realization, to find refined solutions to the constraints of the cut. »
« I try to translate mystery by playing on contrasts, hot and cold, vigor and fragility, static and movement, crackle, rough and smooth. »
« Sometimes contrary to the evolution of technologies, I have a taste for certain bygone eras. I worship the beautiful things of the past, especially ancient techniques. »
A craft maker designs, makes, transforms or restores everyday objects, to the unit or in limited series, which have an aesthetic quality and whose realization implements essentially manual skills.
According to our statutes, only the Swiss cantons can become members. The Swiss Arts Crafts Association operates as an intercantonal entity for the benefit of the member cantons. Its action spreads to all the linguistic communities and cultures of the country.
Founded on May 27, 2016 in Geneva, the Swiss Arts Crafts Association aims to federate and coordinate the action of the Swiss cantons to preserve the craftsmanship in Switzerland, enhance and encourage the development of this craftsmanship when practiced by high-level professionals who master, evolve and transmit exceptional techniques and savoir-faire.