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Annual Gardner-Medwin Lecture given by Alice Rawsthorn

Written by Bluecoat Display Centre | Posted on: June 16, 2018

Tuesday 16th October 2018
We are delighted to welcome the award winning design critic and writer Alice Rawsthorn to give our annual Gardner-Medwin Lecture for 2018.

Time : 6.30-7.30pm.

Venue : The Performance Space at the Bluecoat

Tickets £5 (£4 concs and bdc Friends) available only form the Bluecoat Display Centre

Craft and Design: Friends or Foes?
Alice Rawsthorn discusses the changing relationship of craft and design, where it stands now and how it is likely to evolve in the future. She will also explore the current resurgence of interest in craft among designers, artists, makers and the public.

Alice Rawsthorn is the author of the critically acclaimed books, Hello World: Where Design Meets Life and Design as an Attitude. Her weekly design column for The New York Times was syndicated worldwide for over a decade. Alice speaks on design at important global events including TED and the World Economic Forum in Davos. Born in Manchester and based in London, Alice is chair of the boards of trustees at Chisenhale Gallery in London, the contemporary dance group Michael Clark Company and The Hepworth Wakefield in Yorkshire. A founding member of the Writers for Liberty campaign to champion human rights and freedoms, Alice has been awarded an OBE for services to design and the arts.

Call us on 0151 709 4014 to book and purchase tickets by phone or email crafts@bluecoatdisplaycentre.com.

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