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Craftwork as problem solving : ethnographic studies of design and making

Author: Trevor H J Marchand
Publisher: Farnham, Surrey : Ashgate Publishing Limited, [2016] ©2016
Series: Anthropological studies of creativity and perception.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This volume brings together a cross-disciplinary group of anthropologists, researchers of craft, and designer-makers to enumerate and explore the diversity and complexity of problem-solving tactics and strategies employed by craftspeople, together with the key social, cultural, and environmental factors that give rise to particular ways of problem solving.
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Additional Physical Format: ebook version :
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor H J Marchand
ISBN: 9781472442925 147244292X
OCLC Number: 911518447
Description: xviii, 267 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I PRACTICAL PROBLEM SOLVING IN CRAFT --
1. Prototype: Problem Work in the Relationship between Designer, Artist, and Gaffer in Glassblowing / Suzanne Peck --
2. Producing Suffolk Punch Horses: Craftsmanship with Sentient Media / Kim Crowder --
3. Making `Sense' in the Bike Mechanic's Workshop / Tom Martin --
4. Crafting Solutions on the Cutting Edge of Digital Videography / Peter Durgerian --
5. Mastering Mimicry: Strategies of Transference in Print-Based Art / Jenn Law --
6. From `In Our Houses' to `The Tool at Hand': Breaching Normal Procedural Conditions in Studio Furniture Making / David Gates --
7. Weaving Solutions to Woven Problems / Stephanie Bunn --
pt. II SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND PHILOSOPHICAL DIMENSIONS IN THE PROBLEMS OF CRAFTWORK --
8. Social Strategies and Material Fixes in Agotime Weaving / Niamh Jane Clifford Collard --
9. Feeling a Way Through: Affective Problem Solving in Dressmaking / Rebecca Prentice --
10. Thinking through Materials: Embodied Problem Solving and the Values of Work in Taiwanese Ceramics / Geoffrey Gowlland --
11. Problem of the Unknown Craftsman / Malcolm Martin --
12. Place of Craft in Building Conservation: The Craftsperson as Problem-Solver and Builder / Giovanni Diodati --
13. `Textile Thinking': A Flexible, Connective Strategy for Concept Generation and Problem Solving in Interdisciplinary Contexts / Faith Kane.
Series Title: Anthropological studies of creativity and perception.
Responsibility: edited by Trevor H.J. Marchand.
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This volume brings together a cross-disciplinary group of anthropologists, researchers of craft, and designer-makers to enumerate and explore the diversity and complexity of problem-solving tactics and strategies employed by craftspeople, together with the key social, cultural, and environmental factors that give rise to particular ways of problem solving.

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'This important collection of writings on craft clearly establishes the value of foregrounding the artisan's perspective. Through close attention to the embodied dimension of skilled making, these Read more...

 
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