Part 5, Project 2 (The revival of craft and the hand-made) – Research point

Research a designer/artist/maker, nature of craft The first artist that comes to mind for this exercise does not work with textiles but is a good example to me of how an artist can work with craft. Bruce Gardner is an artist that creates hikaru dorodango, shiny balls of mud formed and polished by hand. The creation… Continue reading Part 5, Project 2 (The revival of craft and the hand-made) – Research point

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Part 5, Project 2 (The revival of craft and the hand-made) – Exercise 1

Read The art of craft: the rise of the designer-maker by Justin McGuirk, reflect on the hand-made I think there is a high demand for hand-made objects. This can be seen in the amount of DIY (do it yourself) projects and tutorials that have invaded the Internet in the past few years and the interest coming from… Continue reading Part 5, Project 2 (The revival of craft and the hand-made) – Exercise 1