The Power of Making

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  1. Cuppa Cake & Make

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    from Sallydove Added 285 4 0

    This is the story of our Pop Up Shop in Bristol created by Lisa Yardley and Sallydove, for one week in April 2011. The good people of Bristol (and beyond) popped in and got making.

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    • Making Hands - by Mog Fry

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      from Mog Fry Added 307 5 0

      'Making Hands' Drawing Carving Rubber Stamping. A film of me making hands with my own hands hands on!

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      • One Hundred and Eight - Power of Making edit

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        from Nils Völker Added 1,762 44 0

        One Hundred and Eight is an installation mainly made from ordinary garbage bags. Controlled by a microcontroller each of them is selectively inflated and deflated in turn by two cooling fans. more…

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        • 'Human chrysalis' (2011)

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          from Josephine Dimbleby Added 223 0 0

          A month long tape-casting residency at Coachwerks, Brighton during which I added to the sculptures hanging outside every day for the month. This activity culminated in a final performance. 1st -…

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          • "Untitled"

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            from David Roux-Fouillet Added 748 3 0

            hybrid object - Computer 3D modelled structure, casted in silver with the traditional African "Ashanti" technique and proposed to the silkworms "Bombyx Mori" to use as their nesting…

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            • craftdelirium (2011)

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              from Benjamin Fox Added 261 4 0

              Brief moments of craftiness Accordian sound recording in the public domain, from: http://www.archive.org/details/FrenchAccordion-BriseNapolitaine

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              • Raw Edges, from flat to full (power of making edit)

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                from Victor Hunt Added 283 4 0

                Power of Making edit from the Raw Edges, from flat to full documentary, produced by Victor Hunt Designart Dealer.

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                • Maarten De Ceulaer, balloon bowls (power of making edit)

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                  from Victor Hunt Added 4,470 14 0

                  Power of Making edit from the Maarten De Ceulaer, balloon bowls documentary, produced by Victor Hunt Designart Dealer.

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                  • Tom Price, meltdown series (power of making edit)

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                    from Victor Hunt Added 2,861 9 1

                    Power of Making edit from the Tom Price, meltdown series documentary, produced by Victor Hunt Designart Dealer.

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                    • An Hour of Cutting and Sticking

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                      from Alex Murphy Added 222 1 1

                      A film about the enjoyment two people can have with paper, scissors and blu-tac. Shot from above and sped up, Alex Murphy and Claire Lantsbury spend one hour creating a picture by cutting and sticking,…

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                      • Making ikat. A family ritual

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                        from Priti Rao Added 921 8 0

                        In a faraway village in Orissa, India reside a group of artisans known as the Bhulia Mehers. The Bhulia’s weave intricate floral, curvilinear and geometric patterns (known as ikat) to earn a…

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                        The Power of Making

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                        Due to some technical issues with uploading films to the group, the Crafts Council has decided to grant an extension for submission.
                        Submission will now close at 5.00pm GMT on Tuesday 2 August; no further submissions will be permitted after this date under any circumstances.

                        As part of the Power of Making exhibition at the V&A in September, the public are invited to submit short films that celebrate the power of making – it may explain, illustrate and/or observe 'making' skills, techniques and process.

                        The films will be creative, inspiring, exciting and perhaps unexpected, and will explore…


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                        Due to some technical issues with uploading films to the group, the Crafts Council has decided to grant an extension for submission.
                        Submission will now close at 5.00pm GMT on Tuesday 2 August; no further submissions will be permitted after this date under any circumstances.

                        As part of the Power of Making exhibition at the V&A in September, the public are invited to submit short films that celebrate the power of making – it may explain, illustrate and/or observe 'making' skills, techniques and process.

                        The films will be creative, inspiring, exciting and perhaps unexpected, and will explore a diverse range of skills and look at how materials can be expressed in imaginative and spectacular ways. 40 short-listed films will be a feature in the exhibition, and may be used in edited form for showing on the web and/ or for TV broadcast.

                        Please download the full brief and instructions for uploading from the files section.

                        PLEASE MAKE SURE YOUR FILM COMPLIES WITH THE POINTS BELOW

                        Acceptable film lengths range from a minimum of 10 seconds to a maximum of 120 seconds of content.

                        Each submitted film must include a black front screen with text credits WHITE ON BLACK – to include your name and title of the film/work, your geographical location (town & country) and the date the film was made. This front end section should be no longer than 5 seconds in total.

                        Each film may have acknowledgements at the end which should not exceed 5 second on screen. Each film must end with a 1 second FULLY BLACK screen.

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