Monday, August 15, 2011

Vol 3 (2011) Sustainability in Craft and Design

The Craft Australia Research Centre announces the publication of the third volume of craft + design enquiry, its open access, peer-reviewed, online journal, interrogating discourses surrounding craft and design practice.

Edited by Dr Kevin Murray, Sustainability in Craft and Design explores how craft and design responds to the challenge of global warming by facilitating social change.  The six papers published in this issue by Rod Bamford, Matthew Kiem, Peter Hughes, Mary Loveday Edwards, Sharmila Wood, Emilia Ferraro, Rehema White, Eoin Cox , Jan Bebbington and  Sandra Wilson examine issues of sustainability in relation to aspects of craft and design practice in Australia, the United Kingdom and India

Volume 3 online

craft + design enquiry
Call for Papers Volume 5: website

Image: Simone Le Amon,  Lepidoptera chair 2008, stainless steel, polyurethane, polyester, 110 x 85 x 70 cm  Collection of the artist, Melbourne  © Simone Le Amon

Networks Meeting 13 August 2011

Village Hall Strathnairn, 10am till 12 noon

Lynne, Ola, Marli, Nancy, Mog, Barbara and Helen met to talk about Nets then all except Barbara and Helen adjourned for a convivial lunch at the Homestead.

Work for the Casting the Net exhibition by Mog and Barbara was stored in Nancy’s Strathnairn studio.

Discussion centred about textile seminars, sources of inspiration and how the Nets project evolved.

Lynne offered to take over the job of distributing the Nets photographs taken in Sharon’s studio last year by copying images onto separate CDs for each artist. The photography copyright name is Leise Knowles.