Meet the Homo Faber Guide Makers at Cockpit Arts Holborn
Discover the Homo Faber Guide artisans at Cockpit Arts Holborn with an immersive visit. Go behind the scenes into the workshops of QEST Scholars Natasha Mann (Moroccan decorative painting), Tessa Eastman (ceramics), Katharine Coleman (glass engraving) and Jennie Adamson (tailor). See first-hand a diversity of skills and creativity.
Inspiration is just around the corner: discover the Homo Faber Guide artisans in partnership with the guide’s country ambassador for the United Kingdom – the Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST). Using the guide’s integrated itinerary tool, visit artisans from the guide who are resident makers in the studios of Cockpit Arts Holborn.
A digital platform dedicated to fine craftsmanship, the Homo Faber Guide is the signature project of the Michelangelo Foundation and was created with the aim of mapping artisans, ateliers, galleries, museums and craft experiences across Europe. In London alone, the guide has more that 60 artisans, 15 galleries and shops and 15 experiences. The itinerary function enables users to build their own experiences by choosing the craft protagonists they wish to visit in a certain area.
In this unique experience, curated for the event, go behind the scenes into four artisan workshops based at Cockpit Arts Holborn, and witness the techniques, the tools and the creative processes behind the making of contemporary masterpieces. Cockpit Arts, based in Deptford and Holborn, is London’s leading studios for contemporary crafts and a business incubator for makers and designers. In Holborn, step into the universes of QEST Scholars Natasha Mann (Moroccan decorative painting) and Jennie Adamson (tailor) as well as Tessa Eastman (ceramics) and Katharine Coleman (glass engraving), as they share with you their craftsmanship and diverse creativity.