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dc.contributor.author Robinson, Todd en_US
dc.contributor.editor - en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-03-12T11:24:30Z
dc.date.available 2012-03-12T11:24:30Z
dc.date.issued 2008 en_US
dc.identifier 2010000863 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Robinson Todd 2008, 'Twice', Twice, MOP Projects, MOP en_US
dc.identifier.issn en_US
dc.identifier.other J1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17609
dc.description.abstract Craft practice has in recent years been largely absent from contemporary dialogues within art and design. By highlighting the virtuosity of hand skills the work draws attention to the importance of understanding the role of experiential and embodied knowledge within creative practice and suggests a reconsideration of the role of craft skill within contemporary art and design practice. The work sought to examine the serial and repetitive nature of textile practice (knitting, weaving and beading) by utilizing the notion of the double. Three singular objects: a set of toy blocks, a ball of commercially produced string and a length of beaded string are all produced by hand in exact duplicate. The intention of the series of works was to examine the ability of the human hand to mimic the aesthetics of machine production, drawing attention to the adaptability of the processual and embodied knowledge at play in creative activities. The body of work was selected to be exhibited at MOP on the basis of a peer assessed written proposal. The project was also funded by a Janet Holmes ? Court Artists' Grant Scheme (supported through a donation by Mrs Janet Holmes ? Court, financial assistance from the Visual Arts Board of the Australia Council and administered through NAVA, the National Association for the Visual Arts). Curator Daniel Mudie Cunningham wrote a critical commentary to accompany the exhibition of work, titled Todd Robinson, 'Things in the World'. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher MOP Projects en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon http://www.mop.org.au/archive/080320.html en_US
dc.title Twice en_US
dc.parent Twice en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation MOP en_US
dc.identifier.startpage en_US
dc.identifier.endpage en_US
dc.cauo.name DAB.Faculty of Design, Architecture and Building en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 120306 en_US
dc.personcode 044642 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Textile and Fashion Design en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity 20080320 en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords en_US
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dc.staffid 044642 en_US


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