Studio Magazine Vol. 8 No. 2

by Studio Magazine
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Fall/Winter 2013-2014

The Sensuous in Technology
What happens when the handmade tradition meets cutting edge technology? Jennifer McRorie investigates.

The little town that keeps doing
Chemainus, BC was nearly knocked out when the lumber mill closed in the 1980s. Peggy Grigor introduces the craft solutions that stopped it from happening again.

Collaborating Class
Sheridan College’s trial SHED program was a rewarding education in collaboration for all involved. Sally McCubbin explains.

Not getting older, getting better
Ross Bradley asks how to define the notion of ‘senior maker’ – is it more than just endurance? Is the cutting edge where you find it?

Transformation by Fire
Now in its 10th year, an art therapy group coordinated by The Barbra Schlifer Clinic and Gardiner Museum presents a major exhibition on trauma and healing. Rachel Gotlieb writes about the show she curated.

Into Porcelain Dreams
Shary Boyle is representing Canada at the 2013 Venice Biennale. Julie Hollenbach visited the exhibition and details the lessons Boyle took from ceramic makers into the international heat.

Vivian Baumann: Costume as Collaboration
Jean Kares meets up with the costume designer who joyfully meets the demands of film, stage and art and discusses the intensity of multi-faceted collaboration.

Country Cups and City Saucers
Heather Read explores the age-old distinction with one maker in the country and one in the city: how do their experiences compare?

Desert Island Craft
If you had to select your Canadian Craft reading list to take to a desert island, what would you pick? Jennifer Salahub presents her essentials. Back to School or Holiday reading: don’t miss it.

Comment
Gloria Hickey questions jargon.

Slice
Congratulations and announcements.

Did You Know?
Michael Prokopow considers Bill Reid's heritage.

Portfolio
Six established makers who still work at the cutting edge.

Under the Radar
Spotting fresh work and talent.

Review: Restrained
Grace Butland reviews Louise Pentz's important exhibition.

Book Review: The Invention of Craft
Leopold Kowolik reviews Glenn Adamson's 2013 monograph.

Postcards
From Edmonton, Alberta.