Ceramics Research Centre – UK

Clay + Culture + Society

For London Craft Week 2019, Oxo Tower Wharf presents The Future of Craft workshops in collaboration with Design-Nation and Future Icons. Visitors will have the chance to hear an amazing variety of talks surrounding the Future of Craft and its place in society.

The Ceramics Research Centre – UK are hosting three seminar discussions on May 10th 2019 as part of ‘The Future of Craft Talks’ at London Craft Week.

The Future of Craft and Clay​ – 10 May 13:00

Future Craft and Clay – What is the role of the object in craft practice? We will explore how craft and object making can be challenged through the process of making, making that might eclipse the object itself. The first session in a one-day seminar where Ceramics Research Centre-UK will invite the public to join them in a series of group discussions and presentations to address the theme of the Bargehouse exhibition – The Future of Craft. Hosted by Tessa Peters, Curator, Writer and Educator.

The Future of Craft and Culture – 10 May 15:00

Future Craft and Culture – How do we use craft skills? Where are these being applied and used to create transformation outside of the world of object production? From surgery to dance we will challenge ideas around their use and their future. The second session in a one-day seminar where Ceramics Research Centre-UK. Hosted by Phoebe Cummings, Artist and Women’s Hour Craft Prize Winner.

The Future of Craft and Society​ – 10 May 17:00

Future Craft and Society – How has the role of craft in communities transformed experiences of daily life? The discussion will address how craft activity from communities of makers has instigated positive change. The third session in a one-day seminar where Ceramics Research Centre-UK. Hosted by Clare Twomey, Artist.

For more details see the programme for the The Future of Craft Talks here