8 September 2010
Cross-cultural Exchanges in Craft and Design, Volume 2, 2010
The Craft Australia Research Centre announces the publication of the second issue of craft + design enquiry, its open access, peer-reviewed, online journal, that interrogates discourses surrounding craft and design practice.
Edited by Dr Louise Hamby, from the Australian National University, ANU, this issue focuses on Australian indigenous practice. It explores cross-cultural practices, the breadth of activity across cultural exchanges, and dialogues between practice and policy.
In launching this issue, the General Manager of Craft Australia, Catrina Vignando, said
"Craft Australia proudly launches the much anticipated second issue of the craft + design enquiry. This online journal increases the visibility of practice led research and places this work at the forefront of new developments in the sector. Access to the content of the journal is encouraged through its creative commons licence."
The articles in this issue by celebrated researchers such as Dr. Christiane Keller, Associate Professor Sylvia Kleinert, Dr. Kevin Murray and Dr. Daphne Nash cover a range of issues relating to Indigenous craft and design practice.
craft + design enquiry is published annually www.craftaustralia.org.au/cde
Vol 1, 2009 - Migratory practices
Vol 2, 2010 - Cross-cultural exchanges in craft and design
Vol 3, 2011 - The carbon issue - sustainability in craft and design
Vol 4, 2012 - Relational craft and design
Catrina Vignando, General Manager, Craft Australia
For further information contact or (02) 6273 0088.