Suggested reading for "Present Tense: 2019"

Suggested reading for "Present Tense: 2019"

Thursday, October 10
Community & Agency: The Ecology of Craft

Choosing craft : the artist's viewpoint / edited by Vicki Halper and Diane Douglas

Critical craft : technology, globalization, and capitalism / edited by Clare M. Wilkinson-Weber and Alicia Ory DeNicola

Extra/ordinary : craft and contemporary art / edited by Maria Elena Buszek

Amateur craft : history and theory / Stephen Knott

Nation building : craft and contemporary American culture / edited by Nicholas R. Bell

Sweetgrass baskets and the Gullah tradition / Joyce V. Coakley

Brooklyn makers : food, design, craft, and other scenes from a tactile life / Jennifer Causey

Feeding desire : design and the tools of the table, 1500-2005 / Sarah D. Coffin ... [et al]

Queer threads : crafting identity and community / John Chaich, Todd Oldham

Craft in America [videorecording]

The invention of craft / Glenn Adamson

Creativity connects : trends and conditions affecting U.S. artists / by Center for Cultural Innovation for National Endowment for the Arts ; with additional support from Surdna Foundation and Doris Duke Charitable Foundation

Collaboration through craft / edited by Amanda Ravetz, Alice Kettle, and Helen Felcey

Live form : women, ceramics, and community / Jenni Sorkin

Making is connecting : the social power of creativity, from craft and knitting to digital everything / David Gauntlett

Friday, October 11
Intersections & Innovation: Craft in Action

Craftivism : the art of craft and activism / edited by Betsy Greer

Craft economies / edited by Susan Luckman and Nicola Thomas

How to be a craftivist : the art of gentle protest / Sarah Corbett

Fray : art + textile politics / Julia Bryan-Wilson

Living and sustaining a creative life : essays by 40 working artists / edited by Sharon Louden

Travels with Foxfire : stories of people, passions, and practices from Southern Appalachia / Phil Hudgins and Foxfire student Jessica Phillips

Handmade nation : the rise of DIY, art, craft, and design / Faythe Levine and Cortney Heimerl

Surf craft : design and the culture of board riding / Richard Kenvin ; edited by Christine Knoke ; photographs by Ryan Field, Mingei International Museum, San Diego

New territories : laboratories for design, craft and art in Latin America / Lowery Stokes Sims

Craft, space and interior design, 1855-2005 / edited by Sandra Alfoldy and Janice Helland

Crafting textiles in the digital age / edited by Nithikul Nimkulrat, Faith Kane, and Kerry Walton

Objects for use : handmade by design / Paul J. Smith, general editor ; essays by Paul J. Smith and Akiko Busch

Material perceptions / Knut Astrup Bull & Andre Gali (eds.) ; contributors, Glenn Adamson [and five others]

Crafted : objects in flux / Emily Zilber

Postdigital artisans : craftmanship with a new aesthetic in fashion, art, design and architecture / Jonathan Openshaw

Jennifer Ling Datchuk: Half / Jennifer Ling Datchuk

Saturday, October 12
Storytelling & Narrative: What We Talk About When We Talk About Craft

Taking things seriously : 75 objects with unexpected significance / [compiled by Josh Glenn & Carol Hayes]

Fewer, better things : the hidden wisdom of objects / Glenn Adamson

Storylines : craftartists' narratives of identity / Elliot G. Mishler

And still we rise : race, culture, and visual conversations / Carolyn L. Mazloomi

Exploring contemporary craft : history, theory & critical writing / [editor, Jean Johnson]

A theory of craft : function and aesthetic expression / Howard Risatti ; foreword by Kenneth R. Trapp

NeoCraft : modernity and the crafts / edited by Sandra Alfoldy

The craft reader / edited by Glenn Adamson

String, felt, thread : the hierarchy of art and craft in American art / Elissa Auther

The art of critical making : Rhode Island School of Design on creative practice / edited by Rosanne Somerson and Mara L. Hermano ; foreword by John Maeda

Simple times / written by Amy Sedaris and Paul Dinello

Humor in craft / Brigitte Martin

Artists write to work / Kate Kramer

Why materials matter : responsible design for a better world / Seetal Solanki

Craeft : an inquiry into the origins and true meaning of traditional crafts / Alexander Langlands