Issue 33 of Garland will feature the craft of touch.
The stories may include:
- The importance of texture
- The use of objects in dance
- The process of finishing
- Sight-impaired makers
- Objects for the body, such as furniture
- The object on the body, such as jewellery
This issue will be published on 1 December 2023. You can find guidelines for submitting a story here. The deadline for stories is 1 November 2023. Please let us know in advance of your idea here. If you’d like to be a pathfinder and share the development of this issue, please send an email
Stories from other issues about touch:
Inner Traces: A dance of three rings - Inner Traces is an elemental dance of metal and flesh. It was performed by Michaela Pegum using only her two hands adorned by three gold rings. She explains how this work came about and what she learnt from it. The use of function - Rob Barnard argues for the value of use in ceramics as the door into a multi-sensuous experience. The social lamellophone - Gary Warner guides us through the journey of a lamellaphone, from its history in Africa to its urban reconstruction in Sydney as a social object. This article betrays a unique interplay between art, craft, music and community.