Reports and publications
Reports from Craft Expertise Phase 1 (2019-2021)
Report from supporting diversity in craft through digital technology skills development (2018)
Craft Expertise followed 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.
Race and Craft in the Covid Spotlight. Soundings, 75 (Summer 2020), 24-27.
Diversity Initiatives and Addressing Inequalities in Craft. In S. Taylor and S. Luckman, eds. Pathways Into Creative Working Lives. Palgrave Macmillan. [Pre-print PDF]
QMUL Network: A conversation on sustaining craft practice in the digital era, with Katja May, Suzanna Petot, Yemi Awosile and Nick Bryan-Kinns, 12 April 2021 [full recording of event].
Care and resistance: alternative pathways in UK craft. Presented at The Cultural and Creative Industries: Pathways Beyond Economic Growth, King’s College London (online), 24 February 2021 [slides and blog post].
“They think I don’t know anything”: Race, gender and perceptions of expertise in crafts. Presented at the Creative Industries Policy and Evidence Seminar series, hosted by Nesta and King’s College London, 8 June 2020. [Presentation slides] [Full paper] [Listen to the seminar audio].
‘Safe’ spaces? Challenges for women makers of colour online. Presented at CAMEo Leicester, 6 September 2019. [PDF]
The experiences of women craft makers of colour. Presented at Work Inequalities and Lifecourse research seminar series, Southampton Solent University, 27 March 2019.
Addressing ‘diversity’ and social justice in the craft sector. Presented at CAMEo Leicester, 12 September 2018. [PDF]
‘Craft was just something everyone did’: Experiences of BAME women in the artisanal economy. Presented at Artisan! UWE Bristol, 11 September 2018. [PDF]