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dc.contributor.author Robinson, TM
dc.contributor.editor -
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-12T11:24:27Z
dc.identifier.citation Karakish
dc.identifier.other J1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17597
dc.description.abstract This body of work can be situated within an emergent field of cross-disciplinary practice between design and art that employs conceptual and technical strategies from each in order to extend critical dialogue. More specifically, it can be located alongside design practices that have arisen in the last decade within the field of fashion that combine conceptual thinking, craft and design and whose processes arise from the material-based, technical concerns of craft to imagine new possibilities for the designed object. The focus of the project was the idea of creative practice itself. Drawing on the serial and repetitive nature inherent in textile practice (e.g. processes such as knitting, weaving and beading), this project investigated the idea of 'production' through a repetitive or process based system. The notion of the series, a concept central to contemporary (art based) practice, was also used. The installation comprised a number of differently sized sculptural components. Each component however was 'fabricated', rather than constructed, by hand by threading a number of similar articulated or jointed elements which formed a flexible 'material' which could then be 'draped'. The difference evident in each outcome highlighted the role of contingency in the process of 'hand' making. In recent years, 'craft' has been largely absent from contemporary design and art dialogues. By highlighting the contingency of the handmade, the work draws attention to the importance of understanding the role of experiential and embodied knowledge within creative practice and suggests a reconsideration of the relationship between 'craft' and conceptual thinking within contemporary design practices.
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dc.title Karakish
dc.type Exhibition
dc.parent Karakish
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation Grantpirrie Gallery en_US
dc.publocation Cambridge
dc.publocation Grantpirrie Gallery
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120306 Textile and Fashion Design
dc.personcode 044642 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Textile and Fashion Design en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.edition 1
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity 20090829 en_US
dc.date.activity 2009-08-29
dc.location.activity Grantpirrie Website en_US
dc.location.activity Grantpirrie Website
dc.description.keywords en_US
dc.description.keywords NA
dc.staffid en_US
dc.staffid 044642 en_US
pubs.embargo.period Not known
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building/School of Design
pubs.organisational-group /University of Technology Sydney/Students


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