Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Call for Papers

 Relational Craft and Design - Issue #4 Current Call for papers

Closing Date 30 June 2011

Relational Craft and Design
craft +design enquiry is currently calling for papers that relate to the theme of 'relational craft and design'.
Despite the vigorous debate surrounding the disciplinary parameters and practice roles for craft and design in recent years, their relationship is characterised by wildly divergent interpretations. 'Craft' has become a significant and weighty word again at a time when the meaning of 'design' is shifting both within and outside the visual arts. Today we note everything from drug design to policy design, where 'design' indicates a higher level of consideration, conceptual and strategic thinking. Within this context, contemporary craft might appear as specific and cultural, while design's seeming ubiquity carries certain risks. Read More

Vol 1 (2009) Migratory Practices: Read more

Vol 2 (2010) Cross cultural exchanges in craft and design: Read more

Vol 3 (2011) Relational Craft and Design publish July 2011. To be notified when volume 3 is published subscribe to  ca enews.

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