Upcoming events on Contemporary Crafts

Two upcoming events on craftsmanship, making and contemporary art and design:

On 21 November Norwegian Crafts are running an international seminar on the place of craftsmanship in contemporary paradigms of making entitled ‘Very Good’.

http://www.norwegiancrafts.no/whats-on/international-seminar-very-good/577

Later on, on December 2nd at the Royal College of Art, there is the primary annual lecture on contemporary craft in the UK – the Peter Dormer Lecture. This year it is given by Martina Margetts, former editor of Crafts Magazine and a prominent figure within the culture of research and the Royal College of Art. Book your place to the event here:

http://www.eventbrite.co.uk/contact-organizer?eid=8735687677

More information about the lecture series is here:

http://www.rca.ac.uk/Default.aspx?ContentID=504060

The Morfudd Roberts Craft Fellowship: Crafts Study Centre

The trustees of the Crafts Study Centre in Farnham, Surrey, have announced the Morfudd Roberts fellowship. This is an opportunity for someone working in the field of textiles research to submit an application for postdoctoral research, either for a new project or work that is in progress. The fellow would be based in Farnham and would focus on the Craft Study Centre’s textile collections.

For more information on the fellowship: http://www.csc.ucreative.ac.uk/index.cfm?articleid=40690

For more information on the Craft Study Centre’s archive: http://www.vads.ac.uk/