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  • Spirit, Heike Brachlow. Image courtesy of Architecture Design Fashion

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 1 September 2017

Burning Man owls, disintegrating clay fountains and Korean craft 

What happened

Along with the British Council we announced the makers we’re presenting in the UK Pavilion at Korea’s Cheongju Craft Biennale.

We fell for this chap as dezeen looked at some of the amazing creations at this year’s Burning Man.

Woman’s Hour Craft Prize finalist, Phoebe Cummings, talked to Woman’s Hour and the Evening Standard about her disintegrating clay fountain.

A new study on which countries prioritised creativity or discipline in education was published. And the UK went for…

Ceramicist Billy Lloyd started his Crafting Futures residency in Oaxaca, Mexico. Follow his trip on Instagram.

Our Crafts Council Directory Maker of the Week Raewyn Harrison is part of this month’s Thames Festival. We talk to Raewyn here.

What was said

“Every single thing, every detail starts in our studio with the two of us,” the Guardian talked to design duo Barber & Osgerby

What was made

A short (4 mins) insight into the long (a year) process of the making of a traditional Korean lacquer box by Lee Kwang-Woong.

What to look forward to

There’ll be Grayson alongside Rie, Coper and Leach as Sotheby’s forthcoming Made in Britain auction includes a special Century of Ceramics sale.

And finally

This year’s CoCA lecture will be given by Takeshi Yasuda and Felicity Aylieff and called Why China?

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