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Robins, Freddie, Stofer, Hans and Slee, Richard, 2010, Show, Exhibition or Event, Jerwood Contemporary Makers 2010

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Jerwood Contemporary Makers showcases work by the new generation of UK makers. Selected by Hans Stofer (chair), Richard Slee and myself, the exhibition investigates the notion of making by bringing together a broad range of work from across craft and the visual arts. Twenty-nine makers took part, each exhibiting one work and receiving an equal share of the £30,000 prize fund. Supported by the Jerwood Charitable Foundation.

A catalogue in the form a newspaper broadsheet was produced with an essay, ‘The Making Game’ commissioned from Jeanette Winterson.

A series of Monday evening events accompanied the exhibition. These included Emmanuel Cooper (ceramicist and craft writer) in conversation with Hans Stofer, Richard Slee and myself also a panel discussion exploring the notion of amateur making, chaired by Stephen Knott, (PhD student, School of Applied Art, RCA) with the research student that I supervise Emma Shercliff, (PhD student, School of Fashion & Textiles, RCA). At the National Craft Gallery, Kilkenny, Ireland I conducted a gallery tour and delivered a lecture and workshop on Curating Contemporary Craft alongside curator David Littler.

The exhibition received considerable press including Crafts, July/August 2010 (Dr.Jessica Hemmings), Design Week, 27 May 2010 and The Independent, 29 June 2010 (Michael Glover).

Contributors:
ContributionNameRCA ID
DesignerMarriot, Michael0410031120141
DesignerTurnbull, GreyUNSPECIFIED
ConsultantRavenscroft, JuliaUNSPECIFIED
SpeakerCooper, EmmanuelUNSPECIFIED
SpeakerShercliff, EmmaUNSPECIFIED
SpeakerKnott, StephenUNSPECIFIED
Writer of accompanying materialWinterson, JeanetteUNSPECIFIED
Official URL: http://jerwoodvisualarts.org/page/3220/Jerwood+Con...
Subjects: Creative Arts and Design > W200 Design studies
Creative Arts and Design > W700 Crafts
School or Centre: School of Material
Date Deposited: 04 Nov 2011 15:56
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2011 14:35
URI: http://researchonline.rca.ac.uk/id/eprint/471

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