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NeoCraft : modernity and the crafts

Author: Sandra Alfoldy; Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Press.
Publisher: Halifax, N.S. : Press of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"[S]cholars, craftspeople, and curators including Bruce Metcalf, Larry Shiner, David [Brian] Howard, Grace Cochrane, John Potvin, Beverly Lemire, Joseph McBrinn, B. Lynne Milgram, Janice Helland, Elizabeth Cumming, Alla Myzelev, David Howes, Tanya Harrod, Love Jönsson, and Mike Press, explore the reality of craft practice that engages with the modernizing world"--Publisher description.
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Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Alfoldy; Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Press.
ISBN: 9780919616479 091961647X
OCLC Number: 150223060
Notes: "Bruce Metcalf, Larry Shiner, David Brian Howard, Grace Cochrane, John Potvin, Beverly Lemire, Joseph McBrinn, B. Lynne Milgram, Janice Helland, Elizabeth Cumming, Alla Myzelev, David Howes, Tanya Harrod, Love Jönsson, Mike Press."
Description: xxii, 273 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface / Paul Greenhalgh --
Foreword / Neil Forrest --
Introduction / Sandra Alfoldy --
section 1. Cultural redundancy or the genre under threat. Replacing the myth of modernism / Bruce Metcalf ; The fate of craft / Larry Shiner ; Making space for clay?: ceramics, regionalism, and postmodernism in Regina, Saskatchewan / David Brian Howard --
section 2. Global craft. Australia and New Zealand: design and the handmade / Grace Cochrane ; Lost in translation?: Giorgio Armani and the textualities of touch / John Potvin --
section 3. Crafts and political economy. Redressing the history of the clothing trade: ready-made apparel, guilds, and women outworkers, c.1650-1800 / Beverly Lemire ; Handmade identity: crafting design in Ireland from Partition to the Troubles / Joseph McBrinn ; Entangled technologies: recrafting social practice in piña textile production in the central Philippines / B. Lynne Milgram --
section 4. Invention of tradition: craft and utopian ideals. Making it Irish: the politics of embroidery in late nineteenth-century Ireland / Janice Helland ; Pure magic: the power of tradition in Scottish arts and crafts / Elizabeth Cumming ; Ukrainian craft revival: from craft to avant-garde, from "folk" to national / Alla Myzelev --
section 5. Craft, the senses, and new technologies. Sensory basket weaving 101 / David Howes ; Otherwise unobtainable: the applied arts and the politics and poetics of digital technology / Tanya Harrod ; Rethinking dichotomies: crafts and the digital / Love Jönsson ; Handmade futures: the emerging role of craft knowledge in our digital culture / Mike Press. Cultural redundancy or the genre under threat --
Global craft --
Crafts and political economy --
Invention of tradition: craft and utopian ideals --
Craft, the senses, and new technologies.
Responsibility: edited by Sandra Alfoldy.
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"[S]cholars, craftspeople, and curators including Bruce Metcalf, Larry Shiner, David [Brian] Howard, Grace Cochrane, John Potvin, Beverly Lemire, Joseph McBrinn, B. Lynne Milgram, Janice Helland, Elizabeth Cumming, Alla Myzelev, David Howes, Tanya Harrod, Love Jönsson, and Mike Press, explore the reality of craft practice that engages with the modernizing world"--Publisher description.

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