Spitting Image to Chinese porcelain, Gaudi-inspired mosaics, creative fixing and lace scores
From puppets to porcelain – Spitting Image creator Roger Law talks to Front Row about his ceramics.
Craftspace’s Made in the Middle at Herbet Gallery in Coventry, paperscissorsbook at Queen’s Hall Hexham, Sylvie Franquet: reMembering at Now Gallery and Lena Bergstrom at Vessel Gallery both in London all opened.
The Arts Foundation Awards 2017 shortlists were announced and include Crafts Council Directory maker Marcin Rusak – up for Materials Innovation.
Our latest Studying Craft feature was on Further Education and includes Abigail Appleton on how the anvil-T-shirt-wearing student blacksmiths stand out from the crowd at Hereford College of Arts.
Wonder wall - dezeen feature a house renovation by Neil Dusheiko complete with beautiful wall display for a ceramics collection One day… one day.
What was made
Musical scores from the visuals of lace fragments and knitting charts by harpist Zeena Parkins. Right up our rue.
What was said
“I keep seeing crafting touted as one good, non-medication answer. It’s all to do with the dopamine don’cha know” Lucy Mangan in Stylist’s Handmade issue
What to look forward to
We can’t wait for this – BBC’s Big Life Fix with Simon Reeve and Crafts Council Trustee Zoe Laughlin starts next week. CCHQ is bound to cry.
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