posted on 10 Dec 2013 15:56 by Elena Pinto Simon
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The Bard Graduate Center launches the Craft, Art and Design Oral History Project this month.
The project an online interview archive of contemporary craftspeople, artists and designers can be found at www.bgccraftartdesign.org.
Topics include interviews with the makers, and range in focus, length. Some of the artists talk about their own backgrounds, their influences and their materials and insprirations, while others are histories/biographies.
All the interviews were conducted by grad students in the seminar “Craft and Design in the USA, 1940-Present”. This ongoing seminar is taught by Assistant Professor Catherine Whalen, who is also the director of the project.