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  • Alchemical Bodies, Lucille Lewin, winner of the Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize.

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 23 June 2017

Colour changing cabbage t-shirts, a NASA Fab Lab and a 3,000 year old wooden toe

What happened
 
Submissions are now open for the LOEWE Craft Prize 2018. As Creative Director J W Anderson puts it “craft is the essence of LOEWE”
 
NASA wants to put into orbit the first space Fab Lab. The new making frontier?
 
Congrats to Kathryn Wightman + Erin Dickson who won Young Glass 2017 gongs and to Lucille Lewin awarded Young Masters Maylis Grand Ceramics Prize
 
This is right up our straße – metalsmithing genius Junko Mori’s new Making Little Craft event in the beautiful Llŷn Peninsula, Wales.
 
The V&A's new Exhibition Road Quarter will have the first public outdoor courtyard made entirely in porcelain  
 
Our Directory Maker of the Week is Eva Fernandez-Martos who is exhibiting at Tendence Fair in Frankfurt. We talk to Eva here.
 
What was said
 
Listen to Woman’s Hour Craft Prize finalists Laura Ellen Bacon and Emma Woffenden who were on Woman’s Hour this week.
 
What was made
 
Colour alchemist Lauren Bowker, aka THEUNSEEN, has created colour-changing t-shirts using cabbages to reveal the startling effects of climate change.
 
What to look forward to
 
From pioneering jewellers using Perspex in the 70s to sculptor jewellers– 90 extraordinary pieces feature in I AM HERE at the Hospital Club from 21 July
 
And finally
 
Turns out craft makers have long been at the leading-edge of innovation as this 3,000 year old prosthetic toe made of wood proves.

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