Monthly Archives: April 2013

Notes 27/02/13 craft vs art

  The craft reader- what is craft Comment and response look on moodle Art bête Toronto 1980s Art movement Yangai 1927- craft beauty Bing- art  + craft comes from the same creative impulse Ahl- craft should be hands on O-tanya … Continue reading

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Post modernism

    O- modernity is fundamentally about order outside the norm-disorder(non white, non heterosexual, non male) O- (brook side) O- totality + stability-and order maintained in modern society by “grand narratives” “master narrative” myths stories O-Myth underpinning marriage 1 same … Continue reading

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How industrialization has effected contemporary society.

How industrialization has effected contemporary society. Industrialization has defiantly made the average human life style easier, most people can now afford a comfortable life style and have nice things. But on the whole I don’t feel it has improved our … Continue reading

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Notes post/industrialization

  Norma ray -(movie) O- wind engineering before steam. O-(articles and things you find interesting ) O- tavi railway line O- digital citizens O- ornamental art/Bauhaus O-Ford(pay workers well)to be board. O-the way we make things affects the people that … Continue reading

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Notes- production +consumption

  The paradox of choice Weltanschaung-(world view) O- your world view(what government should be doing) O-Neoliberal globalism O-Libertarian isolation-cut borders off (Corsica-economic development)(Cambodia) O- (Thomas Malthus)Adam smith (the invisible hand) O- money a concept not a thing O- USC value … Continue reading

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Note-Orbits

  13 April 2013 14:18 1964-Harold Rosenberg (first world war congress of art and craft) O- self development through art O- Alienated labour-(have to do it) O- Non alienated labour-(want to do it) O- modernism O- 1860’s to 1970’s modern … Continue reading

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task utopia

No words needed. .                 just a few words-sustainability,respect the planet,cohabit with nature.  

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socialism

William Morris- “What I mean by Socialism is a condition of society in which there should be neither rich nor poor, neither master nor master’s man, neither idle nor overworked, neither brain­slack brain workers, nor heart­sick hand workers, in a … Continue reading

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The art and craft movement

The Arts and Crafts Movement was one of the most influential, profound and far-reaching design movements of modern times. The Arts and Crafts Movement (1850-1900) was a reaction against the Industrial Revolution. The invention of the steam engine led to … Continue reading

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Cottage industry and the industrial revolution

The cottage industry in 18th-century England was a precursor of the factory http://kids.britannica.com/comptons/art-122191/The-cottage-industry-in-18th-century-England-was-a-precursor   In the Early 18th century British industries were generally small scale and relatively unsophisticated. Most manufacturing was done in homes or small, rural shops, using hand … Continue reading

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