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  • Detail of Triumph of the Immortal, Phoebe Cummings. Image courtesy of Victoria and Albert Museum

CCHQ Weekly Round-up, 30 November 2018

Lisbon pavements, Lego for adults and new studio space in Brixton

What happened
 
The Woman’s Hour Craft Prize exhibition opened at The Old Library Chester, Levelling Traditions opened at Make, Jacques Kaufmann opened at Erskine, Hall and Coe.
 
Portugal’s traditional cobblestone pavements are under threat as young people spurn the centuries-old craft because of low salaries.
 
Architecture studio Assemble are opening a new set of studios in Brixton called The Fabric Floor and they’re looking for textile designers.
 
Makers – we want to hear what your business needs are and how we can help you so please complete this survey  
 
It’s the last few days to take advantage of our baragainous early bird offer for Real to Reel submissions.  If you’ve made a craft film get involved.
 
Our Crafts Council Maker of the Week are leather-making duo Sara and Melissa of Icastica Studio.
 
What was said
 
“Every culture has a version of fired pottery. I love that it is one of the most universal art forms.” Matisse’s grandson Alex, cofounder of US East Fork Pottery
 
What was made
 
Lego creations by adults as the legendary brand launch LEGO FORMA a fish-inspired line geared toward overwhelmed grown-ups.
 
What to look forward to
 
Corinne Julius’ Glenmorangie Annual Lecture on contemporary metal at National Museums Scotland on 4 December and  Women Design at Design Museum on 7-8 December.

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