LCW: The February Edit

Our monthly pick of partner news, events & more

Brutal Textures: Sculptural Ceramic Course
From Sat 2nd March  

Make a ceramic sculpture inspired by the Brutalist Architecture of the Barbican in a month-long course with Artist Matt Raw. You’ll learn a number of different techniques, and the final pieces will be displayed collectively at the Barbican Centre for LCW 2019.

Image credit: Matt Raw

Be a TOAST New Maker
Apply before Weds 13th Feb 

TOAST are seeking makers of all disciplines to apply for their New Makers programme. The initiative will support and mentor five emerging makers by offering business and marketing advice, as well as a platform to sell their pieces. The winners’ pieces will be displayed for LCW 2019.

Image credit: TOAST

Urban Potters: Makers in the City
Available now – published by Ludion.  

Design Journalist Katie Treggiden explores the contemporary revival of ceramics in London, Copenhagen, New York, Sao Paulo and Tokyo. The book focuses on each city’s young and passionate makers and introduces their studios, their work and their inspiration. 

Image credit: Yeshen Venema

Making is Good for You: The Heritage Craft Association Conference
Saturday 9th March – 10am – 4.45pmAs mental health remains high on the political agenda, this full-day event will shine a light on the link between making and improved wellbeing through a series of talks with Jay Blades, Celia Pym and Lawrence Neal. 

Image credit: Heritage Craft Association​ – Kate Hetherington, Collar and harness maker

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