12 April 2010
craft + design enquiry will be relocating to the ANU where it will be hosted by the ANU School of Art and published by ANU e-press from the forthcoming issue #4 "Relational Craft and Design" mid-year 2012.
craft + design enquiry is an open access, peer-reviewed, online journal first published in 2009. It aims to promote and disseminate the research excellence generated by and about the craft and design sector. craft + design enquiry investigates the contribution that contemporary craft and design makes to society. It establishes a dialogue between craft and design practice and cultural, social and environmental concerns. It interrogates and expands the international recognition of Australian craft and design.
craft + design enquiry is published by the Craft Australia Research Centre. The Research Centre calls for papers once a year on specific themes and research areas for future issues of craft + design enquiry. Submitted papers are peer-reviewed and selected papers are published in craft + design enquiry.
craft + design enquiry welcomes submissions from across the field of craft and design including artists and practitioners, curators, historians, art and cultural theorists, educationalists, museum professionals, philosophers, scientists and any others with a stake in the future developments of craft and design. Issues of craft + design enquiry are published annually.
CDE Volume 1, 2009 - Migratory practices
This issue is the result of the reviewing of papers arising from ‘Migratory Practices: exchanges between anthropology, art, craft and design’ held by MMU in September 2006. This conference aimed to extend the debate about relationships between anthropology and art, craft and design. Topics of debate include: making and ethnography, fieldwork and the ethics of anthropological and artistic production. Contributors to this issue are from Australia and the United Kingdom.
CDE Volume 2, 2010 - Cross-cultural exchanges in craft and design
Edited by Dr Louise Hamby from the Australian National University, this issue focuses on Australian Indigenous practice. It also explores the breadth of activity across cross-cultural exchanges and the dialogues between practice and policy for a rich and sustainable culture.
CDE Volume 3, 2011 - Sustainability in craft and design
Edited by Dr Kevin Murray, Sustainability in Craft and Design has just been published and explores how craft and design responds to the challenge of global warming by facilitating social change. The six papers in this issue by Rod Bamford, Matthew Kiem, Peter Hughes, Mary Loveday Edwards, Sharmila Wood, Emilia Ferraro, Rehema White, Eoin Cox, Jan Bebbington and Sandra Wilson examine issues of sustainability in relation to aspects of craft and design practice in Australia, the United Kingdom and India.
CDE Volume 4, 2012 - Relational craft and design
CDE Volume 5, 2013 - A World in Making: Cities Craft Design Call for papers extended until 30 Sept 2012