Journal of Modern Craft 8.1

Editorial Introduction

ARTICLES

The Kogei Tragedy by Daisuke Murata

Crafting Stories in the Domestic Archive by Rowan Bailey

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Crafting Music Through Technology and Design a Conversation with Victor Gama by Henrietta Lidchi and Victor Gama

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary by Tanya Harrod

Yugoslavian Journal, May 4-May 30, 1927 by Ethel Mairet

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

Art and Life 1920-1931: Ben Nicholson, Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis, William Staite Murray reviewed by Louise Campbell

Flow; Material World reviewed by Anthony Merino

Studio Formafantasma: The Stranger Within reviewed by Jessica Hemmings

BOOK REVIEWS

Seeing Things: Collected Writings on Art, Craft and Design Alison Britton reviewed by Tessa Peters

Oral History and the Visual Arts Linda Sandino and Matthew Partington (eds) reviewed by Ezra Shales

Journal of Modern Craft 7.3

Editorial Introduction

ARTICLES

Crafting Yesterday’s Tomorrows: Retro-Futurism, Steampunk, and the Problem of Making in the Twenty-First Century by Elizabeth Guffey

A Parasitic Craft: Taxidermy in the Art of Tessa Farmer by Petra Lange-Berndt

Rilke and Things by Idris Parry

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Searching for Forms that Smell of Egypt by Ibrahim Said

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary by Lisa Banu

Preface to Design in Theory and Practice 1910 by Ernest A. Batchelder

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

The Giys + Emmy Spectacle: Fashion and Jewelry Design by Gijs Bakker and Emmy van Leersum, 1967-72 reviewed by Joana Ozorio Almeida de Meroz

Queer Threads: Crafting Identity & Community reviewed by Jeanne Vaccaro

Decorum: Tapis et tapisseries d’artistes reviewed by K. L. H. Wells

BOOK REVIEWS

The Arts and Crafts Movement in Scotland: A History Annette Carruthers reviewed by Elizabeth Cumming

The Textile Reader Jessica Hemmings (ed.) reviewed by Eleanor Flegg

Journal of Modern Craft 7.2

Editorial Introduction

ARTICLES

A Critical Survey of the Growth, Decline and Sustainability of Traditional Pottery Practice among the Igbo of South Eastern Nigeria by Vincent Egwu Ali

Selling Rhinebeck: Confrontation, Profit, and the “Mass Anxiety Attack” of the Northeast Craft Fair by Sarah Warren

Comrade Ohr: Ideal Craftsman and American Socialist by Ellen J Lippert

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Floating by Annette Bellamy

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary by Kristina Rapacki

All Art Ought to Folkelig by Henry Heerup

Intimate Banalities by Asger Jorn

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

Sakahàn: International Indigenous Art reviewed by Sarah E. K. Smith

Matthew Darbyshire: The W. A. Ismay Collection reviewed by Kimberley Chandler

Ai Wei Wei: According to What reviewed by Leopold Kowolik

BOOK REVIEWS

The Invention of Craft Glenn Adamson reviewed by Andrea Peach

Crafting a Better Place to Live: The Argument for Craft Education Howard Cannatella reviewed by Louise Valentine