Blog

Voices of Makers #7

Published 6 July 2020

Understanding lockdown is a marathon not a sprint led Claire Heminsley of Incahoots to change her way of life.

Anti-Racism Statement

Published 22 June 2020

Equality, diversity and inclusion lies at the heart of everything AAS does to create opportunities that support sustainable livelihoods for makers.

Lockdown Residency

Published 16 June 2020

Basketmaker Sarah Paramor and weaver Jennifer Green transformed a collaborative residency that began in person into an inspiring remote residency.

The Dual Meaning of Sustainability

Published 8 June 2020

Textile maker Fiona Hall in a residency in Scotland with Soledad Ruiz and Dalila Rubicela explored identity and sustainability as they discovered parallels between their human stories.

Where do we belong?

Published 1 June 2020

Weaver Cally Booker describes how belonging, identity and sustainability sit at the heart of her collaboration with visual artist Andrea Tsang Jackson.

Five Short Instagram Tips

Published 25 May 2020

Dwynwen Hopcroft of Loch Ness Knitting shares five short tips to assist those who aim to aspire to do more with their Instagram accounts. 

Voices of Makers #6

Published 24 May 2020

Juggling a family in lockdown with making and selling, textile designer Lorna Brown describes enjoying time with the kids and a renewed love of drawing.

On Twitter

Dr Kevin Murray’s ‘Knowledge Weaving: The application of bidirectional publishing in the crafts’ paper will be presented in the #collaboration panel of ‘Old Stories, New Narratives’ #symposium, 14:45 BST Tuesday 28/09/21 Register: https://t.co/iDZfM2zGJD https://t.co/E2rnD5vDJI