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  • Dark mottled pot by LOEWE Craft Prize winner Jennifer Lee, held in the Crafts Council Collection.¬†Photo: Stokes Photo Ltd.

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 4 May 2018

LOEWE Craft Prize winner, kirigami bandaging and jaw dropping animation

What happened

The new Crafts magazine landed featuring pioneering collective Intoart, the first Crafts Power List, James and Tilla Waters and a handy round-up of London Craft Week.

Ceramist Jennifer Lee won the 2018 LOEWE Craft Prize as the accompanying exhibition opened at the Design Museum. Helen Mirren led the emotional award announcement.
 
Andrea Walsh’s solo show opened at the Scottish Gallery,  Adi Toch’s Echoes of Process opened at Contemporary Applied Arts in London, and the Kiln Rooms opened Clay Store. in Peckham.
 
We explored the jaw-dropping making of Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs as look ahead to Real to Reel next week.
 
The House of Peroni  is a new opportunity for fashion creatives – free London studio space and a cracking line-up of mentors – could it be for you?
 
What was said 
 
‘‘Artists pay must be addressed as a matter of urgency” artist Rachel Maclean on the Paying Artists Survey Fill it in peeps.
 
What was made
 
Flexible bandages by MIT engineers who used ancient Japanese paper cutting technique kirigami as their inspiration.
 
What to look forward to
 
Select Trail starts tomorrow – a host of exhibitions and leading textile artists running workshops, masterclasses and talks in the Cotswolds.
 
And finally
 
How can craft impact on makerspaces? The Center for Craft in Asheville have just published a report on this following a Craft Think Tank last year led by Daniel Charny and including our very own Innovation Manager Alma.

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