CRAFT SCOTLAND LTD
Total project grant (euros)
Call publication date
10 Jan 2019
27 Nov 2019
Number of partners in project
CARLOW COUNTY COUNCIL
APOSTOLINA TSALTAMPAKI KAI SIA EE
CONSORZIO MATERAHUB INDUSTRIE CULTURALI E CREATIVE
CRAFT SCOTLAND LTD
GLASMALEREI PETERS GMBH
OSLOMET - STORBYUNIVERSITETET
UNIVERSIDADE NOVA DE LISBOA
UNIVERSITY OF WALES TRINITY SAINT DAVID
Craft Hub is a 3-year, 9 partner project to showcase the wealth of European Craft practice & address sector challenges. A blend of expertise & activity is needed. CH responds through a diverse Europe-wide partnership encompassing practice, education, advocacy & business.
Craft Hub activities/outputs include 42 Residencies, 305 training/education workshops to increase Audience Participation, 7 Exhibitions/catalogues, 2 Conferences, 1 Festival of Craft, 1 Sustainability Plan, 1 Material Library & database (min 2600 material/digitised samples) & 1 multi-media open-access Digital Repository featuring a minimum of: 250 Films/250 Audio Interviews/12 podcasts/36 e-newsletters/60 tutorials/500 Maker profiles/500 Maker gallery entries/1 audience gallery/1 blog & interactive ‘Ask a Maker’ feature.
Craft Hub will develop audiences; promote transnational mobility & capacity building through training & education to increase interdisciplinary audience participation, appreciation & the market for Craft. Craft Hub will work with Practitioners, Educators/Learners, Academics/Researchers, Inter-disciplinary Professionals & wider Public to encourage greater participation, the creation of high quality new work & professional opportunities.
CH proposes a new model to document & safeguard Craft knowledge, one that complements existing resources & digs deeper, enabling an exploration of process/skill, as well as motivation, to record/contextualize emerging/experimental, established & ‘at risk’ Craft.
Craft Hub pushes boundaries, drawing on Heritage & established processes to combine with new & experimental ways of making.
Craft Hub explores disciplines including glass/ceramics/jewellery/stone-masonry/metalwork/textiles/furniture/digital making & more.
Craft Hub supports the business of Craft, identifying routes to sustainable Practice.
Craft Hub reclaims the word Craft; Craft Makers voice their own identity through interviews, practice & artefacts.
Craft Hub: Inspiring Makers.