During this symposium we will sketch the historical context of craft, learning and innovation, and give attention to the value of embodied knowlegde and skill learning. We will frame the economics around crafts worldwide, and highlight the importance of sustainability and the challenges we face. After this several speakers will present their initiatives, from the field of design, textiles, and more.
The aim of this evening is to stress the importance of the knowledge of master craftsmen, of policy to safeguard and foster this, and to inspire policy makers and the general audience with practical solutions to today’s sustainability challenges.
On September 28 and 29 the fifth edition of Ambacht in Beeld Festival will take place in De Hallen Amsterdam. More information.