Tagged: craft

What Do I Need To Do To Make It OK? A symposium on damage and repair

A one day symposium will be held at the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham on2 March 2016. The keynote speakers for the symposium are the ceramic artist Bouke de Vries and the textile artist Freddie Robins. The exhibition will show work …

Call for Papers: Making Futures IV – deadline extended

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MAKING FUTURES CRAFT AND THE (RE)TURN OF THE MAKER IN A POST-GLOBAL SUSTAINABLY AWARE SOCIETY Conference Website: makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk Making Futures will be held on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th September 2015 within the magnificently sited Mount Edgcumbe estate on the River Tamar …

Making Futures IV

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Making Futures IV will be held on Thursday 24th and Friday 25th September 2015, at the magnificently sited Mount Edgcumbe House on the River Tamar opposite the City of Plymouth, Devon, UK.  Making Futures places the material cultures of small-scale …

University for the Creative Arts – PhD Studentships Announced

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is offering a number of studentship awards in the form of fee bursaries to suitably qualified applicants to undertake research through applied arts and crafts; design; still and moving image including animation; and …

Plymouth College of Art launch international Fab Lab project Made@EU

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Plymouth College of Art are set to launch an exciting European Fab Lab project in collaboration with prestigious organisations in Paris, Barcelona, Amsterdam and Budapest. The Made@EU project will begin with a first call for proposals, inviting emerging designers and …

Norwich University of the Arts academic in innovative collaboration to build ‘soft’ robots

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A senior lecturer in textile design at Norwich University of the Arts is collaborating with the Crafts Council to build biologically-inspired robots. The project titled squeeze fold bend and expand – Structural Memory in Deformable Objects is part of the …

Making Futures IV

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The fourth edition of Making Futures will take place on the 17-18 September 2015. Further details of this event will be available soon. Visit the Making Futures archive to view past editions of the conference.

Plymouth College of Art’s Making Futures at Beijing Design Week

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Making Futures, the research platform developed by Plymouth College of Art exploring the future of contemporary craft and designer-maker practices as ‘change agents’ in 21st century society, particularly in relation to global environmental and sustainability issues, and social innovation and …

Plymouth College of Art, ‘Making Futures’ and interfaces between craft research, knowledge and design

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Plymouth College of Art announce the publication of Making Futures: Interfaces between craft knowledge and design: new opportunities for social innovation and sustainable practice, Vol 3. (ISSN 2042-1664). The papers in this volume represent the results of the third MAKING FUTURES …

Call for participation: Rejuvenating Craft

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Following on from the 3rd Making Futures Conference – Interfaces between Craft, Knowledge and Design, September 2013, Plymouth UK- Plymouth College of Art and the Crysalis project are preparing to stage an experimental project. In the context of a growing interest …

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