Journal of Modern Craft 12.1


Editorial Introduction
 (full text available)

ARTICLES

Heidegger: An Aristotle of the Village? by Lesley Chamberlain

The Politics of Borders in the Emergence of Modern Swedish Craft by Mahmoud Keshavarz and Christina Zetterlund

From the Ground Up: The Postwar Craft Movement in Montana by Brandon Reintjes

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Producing the Horse by Lesley Chamberlain

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary by Tanya Harrod

Think Tank Texts from Edition 02: Languages (2005) by Liesbeth den Besten, Love Jönsson, Mònica Gaspar & Jorunn Veiteberg

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

Anni Albers reviewed by Alice Kettle

Surface/Depth: The Decorative After Mariam Schapiro reviewed by Grant Klarich Johnson

No Spectators: The Art of the Burning Man reviewed by Jenni Sorkin

BOOK REVIEWS

Tinkering: Australians Re-invent DIY Culture reviewed by Andrew Jackson

Journal of Modern Craft 11.3

Editorial Introduction (full text available)

ARTICLES

“Whalecraft”: Clifford Warren Ashley and Whaling Craft Culture in Industrial New Bedford by Nicole J. Williams

Seeking the Truth in Terrazzo: Digital Practices and Traditional Craft by Katia Porro

The Workmanship of Risk Meets Reality TV: The History Channel’s Forged in Fire by Lee Barron

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Traditional Lute Making, With One Hand Occasionally on the Mouse by Luke Emmett

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary by Giovanni Contini

Creativity at Work: Miners and Quarrymen in Tuscany by Giovanni Contini

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

The Dye Garden by Yto Barrada reviewed by Anna Dumont

Restating Clay Conference reviewed by Martina Margetts (conference review)

BOOK REVIEWS

Cræft: An Inquiry into the Origins and True Meaning of Traditional Crafts reviewed by Paul Harper

The World Beyond Your Head: On Becoming and Individual in an Age of Distraction reviewed by Gert Hasenhütl

Journal of Modern Craft 11.2

Editorial Introduction (full text available)

ARTICLES

Contemporary handspinning in the United States by Mathilde Francis Lind

The Eternal Renewal of Handweaving by Sarah Mills

The Real Thing: Craft, Caste and Commerce Admidst a Nationalism of Tradition in India by Sowparnika Balaswaminathan

STATEMENT OF PRACTICE

Htein Lin in Conversation with Gill Pattison by Htein Lin & Gill Pattison

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary by Glenn Adamson

Man the Modifier by S. P. R. Charter

EXHIBITION REVIEWS

Grant Wood: American Gothic and Other Fables reviewed by Ulysses Grant Dietz

The Crafting History: Textiles, Metals, and Ceramics at the University of Georgia reviewed by Alicia Ory DeNicola & Catherine Chastain-Elliott

BOOK REVIEWS

Craftwork as Problem Solving: Ethnographic Studies of Design and Making reviewed by Helen Carnac

Live Form, Women, Ceramics and Community reviewed by Moira Vincentelli