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  • Geoffrey Mann, ‘The Second Line’ Cocktail Set [6 cocktail glasses, 1 (3 parts) Cocktail Shaker, Digital Animation Video], 2017, The New Orleans Museum of Art: Museum Purchase, William McDonald Boles A

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 27 October 2017

Detroit graffiti jewellery, badass embroidery and animated cocktail glasses

What happened

The new Crafts magazine is out featuring craft from war-torn countries, Wycliffe Stutchbury and a profile of jewellery legend Wendy Ramshaw.

The Telegraph rounded up the best half-term activities in the UK including Make:Shift:Do which starts today.

Capturing the mood of recent weeks - Badass Cross Stitch released ‘Boys Will Be Held Accountable’ as a free embroidery pattern

We got a peek around silversmith Shona Marsh’s studio courtesy of these lovely photos.

It was the anniversary of Picasso’s birth this week so a fitting time to watch him making a ceramic bird

What was said

“I don’t invent things I just find a way to materialize objects from things that we can’t see.” Collect exhibitor Geoff Mann as he shares his cocktail glass animation

"I could be a black artist, but I’m also many other things." Hank Willis Thomas. To celebrate Black History Month we look at 8 contemporary artists you should know about

What was made

Jewellery made from Detroit graffiti by Rebel Nell who employ disadvantaged women in the city.

What to look forward to

Northern Design Festival happening up in Newcastle from 3-8 November. We’ll be there hosting a workshop for makers on the 6th.

And finally

Crafts Council makers Inner Finn Ceramics and Madeleine Jude will be at Handmade Edinburgh which opens at the Hub today.