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CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 14 July 2017

De-stressing with ceramics, innovative jewellery and the relationship between play and making

What happened
 
Quart Minvant by Claudi Casanovas at Fitzrovia Chapel and Paola Paronetto: Paper & Clay at Ceramics Centre both opened.  
 
Andrew Logan talked to i-d about his new Art of Reflection exhibition at Buckland Abbey.
 
W Magazine filmed Laura Harrier on the potter’s wheel after she took up ceramics to de-stress from her Spider-Man role.

A Curious Turn opened at Gallery Oldham. Quirky and playful automata from craft's biggest names.
 
After fitting seven ceramic vessels with tracking devices Adam Buick cast them into the sea with lovely results.

Our Directory maker of the week is Amanda Baron who is currently exhibiting at Birch Tree Gallery, Edinburgh. We talk to Amanda here.

What was said
 
“Playfulness, it is argued, enhances resilience and health, helps children build life skills and fuels scientific breakthroughs.” CC's Annie in Crafts magazine.
 
What was made

Prosthetic eyes - a careful blend of science, craft and compassion.  Aeon magazine provided us with this in-sight. Ahem
 
What to look forward to
 
98 works of exciting and innovative studio jewellery in our I AM HERE exhibition, opening in London next week.
 
And finally
 
We’re on the lookout for Makerspaces, fab labs, galleries + museums to be a part of Make:Shift:Do, our festival of new making this October.

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