Journal of Modern Craft 9.2: Special Issue “Contemporary Asian Craft Worlds”


Editorial Introduction 
by Rebecca M. Brown and Jennifer Way (full text available)

ARTICLES

Geographical Fixity of Affective Ties: How do Artists Respond to Geographical Indications  by Chandan Bose

Dismantling or Rehabilitating the Cult of the Craftsman Paradigm: Some Reflections of Jaidev Baigel’s Practice by Katherine Hacker

Beyond Yet Toward Representation: Diasporic Artists and Craft as Conceptualism in Contemporary Southeast Asia by Pamela N. Corey

“All Art is Part of the Same Constellation”: A Conversation on Craft and Artistic Practice with Heri Dono by Julie Romian

The Emergence of “Craft” and Migrant Entrepreneurship along the Global Commodity Chains for Fast Fashion in Southern China by Nellie Chu

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Statement of Practice by Sopheap Pich

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary by Laurel Kendall

Selections from Human Cultural Treasures by Ye Yonghae

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

“Hand+: Expansion and Coexistance” and “Making Process”: Cheongju International Craft Biennale reviewed by Kevin Murray

“Zakka: Goods and Things” reviewed by Jessica Hemmings

BOOK REVIEWS

Bauhaus Weaving Theory: From Feminine Craft to Mode of Design reviewed by Peta Carlin

The Event of the Thread reviewed by Lynn Setterington

Journal of Modern Craft 9.1

Editorial Introduction (full text available)

ARTICLES

You Are Not a Lemming: The Imagined Resistance of Craft Citizenship by Kathleen Morris (full text available)

The Geo-cultural Conditions of Kintsugi by Guy Keulemans

A Brief History of Mail Art’s Engagement With Craft by Laura Dunkin-Hubby

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

On the Name of Book Wrighting: Irma Boom’s “Transformative Crossover” Production by Danné Ojeda and Irma Boom

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary by Stephen Knott

On the Relation of Architecture to its Constituent Parts by W. A. S. Benson

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

Crafted: Objects in Flux reviewed by Sarah Margolis-Pineo

Vivarium: Textile Work by Francisca Artigues, After Drawings by Her Son Miquel Barceló reviewed by Patricia Mato-Mora

Wunderrūma: New Zealand Jewelry reviewed by Finn McCahon-Jones

BOOK REVIEWS

The World Beyond Your Head: How to Flourish in an Age of Distraction reviewed by Thomas S.J. Smith

Wilhelmina Geddes: Life and Work reviewed by Joseph McBrinn

Journal of Modern Craft 8.3

Editorial Introduction (full text available)

ARTICLES

Burnishing History: The Legacies of Maria Martinez and Nesta Nala in Dialogue: Part I: An Historian’s Perspective by Elizabeth Perrill

Burnishing History: The Legacies of Maria Martinez and Nesta Nala in Dialogue: Part II: An Artist’s Conversation by Barbara Gonzales, Jabulile Nala, Thembile Nala, Elizabeth Perrill (editor/facilitator), Nozipho Zulu (translator/faciliator), Nomusa Mabaso (transcription)

Needlepoint for Men: Craft and Masculinity in Postwar America by Joseph McBrinn

Selling Pictorialist Photography as Craft: Alice Austin’s Artistic Production and Role in the Boston’s Society of Arts and Crafts between 1900 and 1933 by Caroline M. Riley

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Peripatetic Making: a borrowed space, time continuum by Phoebe Cummings

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary by Ewan Clayton

Visiting Edward Johnston by Margaret Alexander

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

Beadwork, Art and the Body: Dilo Tse Dints/Abundance reviewed by Hlonipha Mokoena

WEGNER – Just One Good Chair reviewed by Joakim Borda-Pedreira

All the World’s Futures: The Venice Biennale 2015 reviewed by Glenn Adamson

BoOk REVIEWS

Craft, Community and the Material Culture of Place and Politics, 19th – 20th Century reviewed by Emma Ferry

Intimate Collaborations: Kandinsky & Munter, Arp & Taueber reviewed by Andrea Feeser