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Björks woman warrior crochet costume

Björks amazing woman warrior crochet costume was designed by Icelandic Love Corporation.

The Icelandic Love Corporation is an all-female collaborative crew operating in performance, video, photography, and installation art. They work to breakdown the distance between art and audience, and projects often result in participatory events or public offerings.

Photography exhibition: ‘Rivers and Streams’ at Devon Guild

A 3-year investigation of Devon’s River Exe by photographer Jem Southam who revisits sites over long periods to capture changes of seasons, atmospheric conditions and effects of time. While the series of pictures question 'what is a river', Jem's stunning images also address photography's status as 'craft' and 'art form'.
FREE. Open daily. 10am-5.30pm. 01626 832223

Location

Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill Bovey Tracey
Newton Abbot TQ13 9AF
United Kingdom

Turning your craft into a career

If you've ever wondered what it would be like to make a living from the craft you are so taken with, then it might be time to find out. If you've been selling pieces on and off for years, your earnings and output only really hindered by the time you need to devote to your day job, then it's worth considering swapping the latter out for the former.

Catherine Marche sells jewellery at London Design Week 17-25th September 2011

JeDeCo pop-up shop at Jianhui London

In celebration of London Design Festival, Jianhui London is hosting a special JeDeCo, ‘Jewellery Designers’ Collective’, show at his studio at Gabriel’s Wharf.

As well as Jianhui London, visitors will have the rare opportunity to buy from 12 independent jewellers including Linnie McLarty, Keren Cornelius, Jessica De Lotz, Emma Rose, Sian Bostwick, MODICA Jewellery, Zelda Cave, Sima Vaziry, Annika Burman, Cindy Dennis Mangan, Catherine Marche and Rosemary Lucas.

Location

Jianhui London
16 Gabriel's Wharf South Bank
London SE1 9PP
United Kingdom

Crafts and Cakes Fair, Fallowfield Library, Manchester

Crafts and cakes fair at the Fallowfield Library, Platt Lane, Manchester. Jewellery, handmade gifts, children's books (tbc), and even a Mary Kay products stall where people will get a chance to try Mary Kay skin care and colour products and to participate in the Mary Kay PRIZE DRAW.
All proceedings from the cakes sales will go towards the Red Cross UK Japan Tsunami Appeal.

Location

Fallowfield Library
Platt Lane Fallowfield
Manchester M14 7FB
United Kingdom

Shaun Hall Raku at the VIHAHA festival New Delhi

Shaun is exhibiting 6 pieces of Raku at the Hotel Ashok in New Delhi India. The exhibition is organised by Handmade of Britain

The Contemporary Craft Fair

This innovative and highly crafted event should be on everyones calender! Set in the beautiful village of Bovey Tracey in Devon, at the hight of summer, this fair will leave you amazed and inspired!

For all ages, with workshops for adults and children, its a fabulous day out or a weekend of joy! Open Friday to Sunday 10 - 5.00pm
Last entry 4.45pm and tickets are as follows:

Adult Ticket £7
Accompanied Children under 14 Free
Concessions (15-18 years old, Students, Unwaged, OAPs) £6
Family Ticket (2 Adults and 2 Children aged 15-18) £18
3 Day Weekend Ticket £12/£10

Location

Mill Marsh Park Bovey Tracey
United Kingdom

Brtish Craft Trade Fair

A contemporary trade fair held at The Yorkshire Showground, Harrogte from the 3rd - 4th April 2011.

All galleries and shops are welcome to visit this inspiring event which showcases high quality handmade goods in various disaplines from ceramics, glass, jewellery and furniture.

You can register for a free ticket at www.bctf.co.uk and view the makers gallery page.

I will be there showcasing my work along side Andrew Olivers quirky furniture. If you are attending this event please come and say hello.

Corrinne Eira Evans
www.madmade.co.uk
corrinne_evans1@yahoo.co.uk

Location

The Yorkshire Showground Harrogate HG2 8PN
United Kingdom

UJADF Art Exhibition and Awards

UJADF Art awards Exhibition. This exhibition has been curated by artists from he Royal College of Art, National Gallery and includes a wide range of disciplines. It has been organised by EWACC - which has forged links between the artistic communities of Japan and the UK and celebrates the differences and simililarities between these two countries.

Features work by artists including Raku potter Shaun Hall, illustration by Yuko Michishita, glazz by Noyasu Yoshida, ceramics by Satomi Wakiyama, and painting by Mike Bell.

Location

Royal Opera Arcade Gallery
5b Pall Mall Royal Opera Arcade London
SW1 Y4U
United Kingdom

Furniture exhibition and talk: John Makepeace

A major touring exhibition of outstanding furniture by the Dorset-based designer. John’s sustainable approach and use of indigenous wood make him a pioneer in the craft. Function, structure and expression are explored in contemporary tables, chairs and cabinets, borrowed from international collections. Relevant to students of design and anyone with an interest in woodworking and interiors. School visits welcome.
John will talk about his work on 13 october at 6.30 pm. £6/£4.
A Devon Guild touring exhibition, generously funded by Arts Council England. Touring nationally through 2011.

Location

The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
Riverside Mill
Bovey Tracey TQ13 9AF
United Kingdom
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