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Craft and contemporary theory

Author: Sue Rowley
Publisher: St. Leonards, NSW, Australia : Allen & Unwin, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores cultural perceptions of craft and their impact on contemporary practice; Craft & design in museums - Museum space - Curatorship - Imants Tillers - Sweat : performance, New York 1994 - Yolngu & Ngarrindjeri weaving in Australian arts practice.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Rowley
ISBN: 186448313X 9781864483130
OCLC Number: 37877899
Description: xxvi, 198 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Theorising the crafts: new tricks of the trades / N.C.M. Brown --
Craft, modernity and postmodernity / Terry Smith --
Wonder and despite: craft and design in museum history / Helmut Lueckenhausen --
Museum space: audience space / John Barrett-Lennard --
Keeping content: craft, history and curatorship / Grace Cochrane --
Words of love--folk heterotopias / Elizabeth Gertsakis --
'There once lived ... ':craft and narrative / Sue Rowley --
Running stitch and running writing: thinking about process / Anne Brennan --
The floating web / Dorothy Jones --
The golden bowl: Imants Tillers and the suspension of disbelief / Evelyn Juers --
Mechanical toys and metaphor: the representation of craft and craft makers in the cinema / Annette Blonski --
Sweat: performance, New York, 1994 / Anne Graham --
Both ways: Yolngu and Ngarrindjeri weaving in Australian arts practice / Diana Wood Conroy with Ellen and Tom Trevorrow.
Responsibility: edited by Sue Rowley.

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