Arts and Crafts

Arts and Crafts Innovation – MAKE:SHIFT

From Crafts Council

What is MAKE:SHIFT?

Make:Shift is a new biennial conference taking place from Thursday 20 to Friday 21 November 2014 at Ravensbourne in Greenwich.

Programme now live, and 34 speakers confirmed for Make:Shift, the Crafts Council conference on how advances in materials, processes and technologies are driving innovation in arts and crafts practice.

Overview

The conference will explore how advances in materials, processes and technologies are driving innovation in craft practice and creating new opportunities for makers to contribute to innovation in other sectors, including science, engineering, technology, manufacturing and medicine.

Bringing together makers, researchers, leading specialists, practitioners and experts across sectors, the event will consider current and future thinking on the role of craft in 21st century production. Centred on three key themes; materials, making and tools, each session will focus on the current and future contexts of craft in relation to new materials, new technologies, collaboration and innovation.

The conference aims to elicit conversation and debate and encourage active discussion with the speakers through panel debates, in-conversations and workshops.

Contact details

Contact Make:Shift team via email / 0207 806 2500

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