Journal of Modern Craft 13.1

SPECIAL ISSUE ON MIDDLE EASTERN CRAFTS

Editorial Introduction by Mariam Rosser-Owen and Tanya Harrod (full text available)

ARTICLES

Reviving the Past and Confronting the Present: Crafts in Syria and Egypt, c. 1875-1925 by Marcus Milwright

North African Crafts under Colonial Status, c. 1900: The Case of Pottery in Algeria and Tunisia by Clara Ilham Álvarez Dopico

Women’s Tapestry and the Poetics of Renewal: Threading Mid-Century Practices by Jessica Gerschultz

The Street and the Screen: Egyptian Tentmakers and Craft Online by Sam Bowker and Seif El Rashidi

STATEMENTS OF PRACTICE

A Practice Rooted in Tradition: My Journey of Discovery by Naseer Yasna (Mansouri) and Hedieh Wojgani

Building Crafts in Palestine: From Production to Knowledge Production by Khaldun Bshara

Safi Ceramics: Desiging Future Heritage by Simon Fraser and Elizabeth Wright

The Mahjouba Initiative: Fenduq/Atelier Eric van Hove, Marrakesh by Eric van Hove

Deconstructing the Code: The Woven/Unwoven Project by Sara Ouhaddou

PRIMARY TEXT

Commentary: Regaining our Gaze: Learning from the Casablanca School Today by Salma Lahlou

Some Observations on Traditional Popular Art in Morocco by Toni Maraini

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