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Moore, Michael (2010) Irish Ceramics and the Danish Influence. In: European Ceramic Context, School of Design, Bornholm, Denmark. European Ceramics Context. 7 pp. [Conference contribution]

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Abstract

Michael Moore, Head of the research Center for Applied Arts University of Ulster, UK, 
Irish Ceramics and the Danish Influence.
 The Influence of Scandinavian Designers on the development of Irish Ceramics from 1963-2010.
 This paper will consider the role of Scandinavian Designers, in the most part Danish, who formed the team that assessed the standards of design in Ireland leading to the Design Report, 1962. 
It will track the impact the report had on Ceramics within Studio Practice and the formation of cultural institutions such as the Crafts Council of Ireland and the National Craft Gallery of Ireland.
It will present an overview of current Irish Ceramic Practice from its origins in the mid C20th with a focus on influence of the Report to recent collaborations between contemporary Irish Artists and Danish Centre’s of Ceramics Research.

Item Type:Conference contribution (Lecture)
Keywords:Ceramics, Irish Ceramics, Denmark, European Ceramic Context
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment
Faculty of Art, Design and the Built Environment > Belfast School of Art
Research Institutes and Groups:Art and Design Research Institute
Art and Design Research Institute > Creative Ecologies
ID Code:15800
Deposited By:Mr Michael Moore
Deposited On:02 Nov 2010 14:30
Last Modified:18 May 2011 11:35

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