The Week in Craft: December 12, 2018

The Week in Craft: December 12, 2018

Your weekly dose of links about craft, art, design, and whatever else we’re excited about sharing

Published on Wednesday, December 12, 2018.
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Charlotte Mary Pack, Species Pots (White Rhino detail)

Charlotte Mary Pack features endangered and threatened animals in her series of Species Pots.

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Check out these tiny and incredibly detailed ceramic animals by British artist Charlotte Mary Pack.

Corning, the maker of Gorilla Glass, is working on super thin, bendable glass for foldable mobile phones.

Hyperallergic presents a conversation between Lowery Stokes Sims, the former chief curator at the Museum of Arts and Design, and artist and writer Chloë Bass. These two powerhouse women of the art world talk everything from art education to empathy and identity in art and practice.

Pantone announced the 2019 Color of the Year is "Living Coral."

Repatriation of cultural artifacts continues to be a point of controversy and conversation. The protest theater group BP Or Not BP? recently hosted a “Stolen Goods Tour” at the British Museum, advocating for the return of many of the items taken from their country of origin through colonialism.  

Philadelphia’s LOVE Park has a new interactive feature this holiday season: a 27-foot-tall present, complete with a giant red bow.

New episodes from the award-winning PBS series Craft in America premiere on December 21. Stay tuned for more making in “California” and inspiration from the “Visionaries” of our time.

The Furniture Society announced a new program, Exhibiting Furniture and Sculptural Objects (EFASO), which will offer “merit-based individuals and institutions grants to defray the high cost of shipping larger furniture and sculptural objects,” thus increasing their inclusion in exhibitions. The deadline for applications is January 15, 2019.