G28 – Know-How: The relationship between cutting and joining

“…what people do with materials, as we have seen, is to follow them, weaving their own lines of becoming into the texture of material flows comprising the lifeworld. Out of this, there emerge the kinds of things we call buildings, plants, pies and paintings.”

Tim Ingold “The Textility of Making”, 2011

The second journey for Garland aims to bring thinkers and makers from different cultures together in building bridges to connect the two halves of our wider world. The September 2022 issue looks at the grammar of the making process, in particular the duality of cutting and joining. We look into basic craft processes like weaving, carving and soldering. What do these material actions tell us about how we make sense of the world?

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