In January, Vancouver and New York hosted Dr. Kate Fletcher and the Local Wisdom project through partnerships with Hélène Day Fraser at Emily Carr University and Timo Rissanen at Parsons The New School for Design.
Further adding to our excitement, Craft of Use has a new online space!
The Craft of Use on “The Practices of Use”:
“The practices of garment use are the ‘nexus of doings and sayings’ associated with wearing, tending and caring for clothes that enable the practical – and social – carrying out of life. They are a dynamic combination of objects, tools, apparatus and the implicit and explicit practical and inspirational knowledge stored in them along with the regular skilful ‘performance’ of our bodies, our ideas about the world, our emotions, motivations and stories and cannot be reduced to one component part. [More]” (Craft of Use)
Do make sure to follow this research!