Publications and working papers
Resources from the previous project – supporting diversity in craft through digital technology skills development
Craft Expertise follows on from an AHRC Creative Economy Engagement Fund (CEEF) project in collaboration with Crafts Council UK – ‘Supporting diversity in craft through digital technology skills development’. The full report from this project can be accessed below:
Maker Stories video series
In addition, the CEEF project produced the Maker Stories video series, where we interviewed two makers about their craft journey and practice. They also offer their top social media tips for makers. These videos are featured in the Talent Development section of the Crafts Council website.
Arati Devasher is a hand painted silk designer based in London. In this video Arati talks about her maker journey, including the influence of her Indian heritage on her practice. She also shares her social media tips and her advice for aspiring makers.
Tusheeta David is a jewellery designer maker based in Birmingham. Tusheeta describes her journey from jewellery designer to maker, and the role of her Indian heritage and family on her career and practice. Tusheeta shares her social media strategies for promoting work online.