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  • Contemporary craft and cultural sustainability: a case study of the Scottish Craft Centre (1970-1990). 

    Peach, Andrea (Plymouth College of Art http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/2013/journal-home/journal-2013/, 2013-12-31)
    PEACH, A. 2013. Contemporary craft and cultural sustainability: a case study of the Scottish Craft Centre (1970-1990). Making futures [online], 3: proceedings of the 3rd international conference: interfaces between craft knowledge and design; new opportunities for social innovation and sustainable practice, 26-27 September 2013, Devon, UK, pages 524-529. Available from: http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/media/76106/making-futures-final.pdf
    1970-1990 was a period of renaissance for the crafts in the UK and North America. The creation of national organisations and infrastructures to support craft, and define its identity, played a crucial role. It is often ...
  • Crafting revivals? An investigation into the craft revival of the 1970's: can contemporary comparisons by drawn? 

    Peach, Andrea (Edinburgh Research Explorer http://www.research.ed.ac.uk/portal/en/publications/ideas-of-the-handmade%2875b386d9-283d-4dae-b396-75c66d98aac0%29.html, 2012-04-20)
    PEACH, A. 2012. Crafting revivals? An investigation into the craft revival of the 1970's: can contemporary comparisons by drawn? In MacDonald, J. and Rossi, C. Ideas of the handmade: histories and theories of making, 20 April 2012, Edinburgh, UK. Edinburgh: Edinburgh Research Explorer [online], pages 46-56. Available from: http://www.research.ed.ac.uk/portal/files/10770782/final_craftscotland1_1_.pdf
    This paper originates from PhD research which I am currently undertaking on craft in the 1970s, a time which craft historians and theorists generally acknowledge as one of revival and reinvention of craft practice across ...
  • Enhancing the capabilities of small producers in developing countries to meet global challenges: an investigation into the contribution of international craft development initiatives. 

    Reijonen, Eeva Katriina (The Robert Gordon University Grays School of Art, 2010-08)
    Worldwide, externally supported craft development initiatives aim to enhance the capability of local craft producers to succeed in globalized markets. However, the contribution that these organizations make towards the ...
  • Tools for community - Ivan Illich's legacy. 

    MacDonald, Stuart (Intellect. http://dx.doi.org/10.1386/eta.8.2.121_1, 2012-05)
    MACDONALD, S., 2012. Tools for community – Ivan Illich’s legacy. International Journal of Education through Art, 8 (2), pp. 121 – 133.
    Although it is 40 years since Ivan Illich published Tools for Conviviality, the word 'convivial' retains an appeal conjuring up liveliness, sociability and, in this age of economic uncertainty, optimism. But in an era of ...
  • Unravel: revaluing the craft of knitting for new emergent design contexts within a post-industrial world. 

    Steed, Josie (Plymouth College of Art http://makingfutures.plymouthart.ac.uk/journalvol2/pdf/Steed_Josephine.pdf, 2012)
    STEED, J., 2012. Unravel: revaluing the craft of knitting for new emergent design contexts within a post-industrial world. Making Futures, 2, pp. 297-306.
    Knitting is embedded within our culture and navigates between practice, artefact, and narrative, acting as a rich metaphor for social change (Hemmings, 2010). Knitting can transcend traditional boundaries of craft practice ...