Crafting the Digital

Wallace, Jayne, Marshall, Justin and Rogers, Jon (2015) Crafting the Digital. In: Crafting our Digital Futures. Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK, pp. 108-112. ISBN 9780957686847

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Abstract

When Irini Papadimitriou asked us to write a reflective piece on crafting the digital that drew on the activities and content of this publication we decided to take an open ended, and perhaps somewhat wandering approach. An approach that mingled thoughts from personal interests and experiences as much as from our professional practice. An approach that wanders between the practicalities of approaching the creation of objects from a pre-industrial production stance to the sensitivities of crafting objects in relation to people and the complex messy lives they lead. We wanted to give our view on the ways in which the methods and mindsets of craft can provide a new perspective on the future of digital and the expectations, hopes and aspirations we have for it. We’re Justin Marshall a Digital Craftsperson, Jon Rogers a Creative Technologist and Jayne Wallace a Digital Jeweller.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: W200 Design studies
W700 Crafts
W900 Others in Creative Arts and Design
Department: Faculties > Arts, Design and Social Sciences > Design
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Depositing User: Jayne Wallace
Date Deposited: 10 Feb 2017 10:30
Last Modified: 28 Oct 2017 00:37
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/29606

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