Craft Hub is a 3-year, 9 partner project to showcase the wealth of European Craft practice & address sector challenges. A blend of expertise & activity is needed. CH responds through a diverse Europe-wide partnership encompassing practice, education, advocacy & business.
I november 2021 intervjuet jeg Arild Berg, Vera Østensen, Astrid Heimer og Zacharias Andreadakis fra Oslo Met om prosjektet. Opptaket ble gjort på Lillestrøm.
Kreativt Europa - COOP2
Antall partnere i prosjektet
Irland: Carlow County Council (prosjektleder)
Norge: OSLOMET - STORBYUNIVERSITETET
Estland: APOSTOLINA TSALTAMPAKI KAI SIA
Italia: CONSORZIO MATERAHUB INDUSTRIE CULTURALI E CREATIVE IT
Storbritannia: Craft Scotland Ltd
Danmark: DESIGNKOLEN KOLDING
Tyskland: Glasmalerei Peters GmbH Portugal: UNIVERSIDADE NOVA DE LISBOA
Storbritannia: UNIVERSITY OF WALES TRINITY SAINT DAVID ROYAL CHARTER UK
Fakta om prosjektet
Craft Hub activities/outputs include 42 Residencies, 305 training/education workshops to increase Audience
Participation, 7 Exhibitions/catalogues, 2 Conferences, 1 Festival of Craft, 1 Sustainability Plan, 1 Material Library & database (min 2600 material/digitised samples) & 1 multi-media open-access Digital Repository featuring a minimum of:
250 Films/250 Audio Interviews/12 podcasts/36 e-newsletters/60 tutorials/500 Maker profiles/500 Maker gallery entries/1
audience gallery/1 blog & interactive ‘Ask a Maker' feature.
Craft Hub will develop audiences; promote transnational mobility & capacity building through training & education to
increase interdisciplinary audience participation, appreciation & the market for Craft. Craft Hub will work with
Practitioners, Educators/Learners, Academics/Researchers, Inter-disciplinary Professionals & wider Public to encourage
greater participation, the creation of high quality new work & professional opportunities.
CH proposes a new model to document & safeguard Craft knowledge, one that complements existing resources & digs
deeper, enabling an exploration of process/skill, as well as motivation, to record/contextualize emerging/experimental,
established & ‘at risk' Craft.
Craft Hub pushes boundaries, drawing on Heritage & established processes to combine with new & experimental ways of
Craft Hub explores disciplines including glass/ceramics/jewellery/stone-masonry/metalwork/textiles/furniture/digital
making & more.
Craft Hub supports the business of Craft, identifying routes to sustainable Practice.
Craft Hub reclaims the word Craft; Craft Makers voice their own identity through interviews, practice & artefacts. Craft
Hub: Inspiring Makers.