talking ceramics     Summary peer-reviewed chapter in Bloomsbury academic publication 2016     keramische fenix_ekwc     PDF summary of publications on material based making in 2015     3D weaving interview     The skin on milk 2013     Ode to earrings 2013     The economy of the line 2013     Image and language 2013     computational methods 2013     transnatural 2013     collecting and morphology in Art and Sciences 2012     The WOW! factor of Paper Biennial Rijswijk 2012     Postmodern taxidermia 2012     Computer design, six yards Dutch wax print and narrative African traditions 2012      cowhides and gold 2012      A world of glass 2012     webeditor for BOUNDLESS program     Travelling exhibition 'Golden Clogs Dutch mountains' 2012     Dirty Applied Art and Crafts at Sandberg Institute 2011     3D printing - the craft of the 21st century 2011     Interactive connections of humans and technology 2011     Jewellery maker Ineke Heerkens 2011     Textile Lab AUDAX 2011     Lace - fragile threedimensionality 2010     Laser cutting in the making of a book 2010     Heat in modern textiles 2010     Mapping Dutch Conceptual Crafts 2009     studio talk with Andrea Wagner 'Tales of migration' 2010     The colour green of jewellerymaker Ineke Heerkens 2008     Kaunas Art Biennial 2007     Beyond Material 2006     East meets West 2005     Bauhaus revisited 2005     American Pies 2004     
pre-view of publication 'Crafting textiles in a digital age' by Bloomsbury Publishers Academic
 Crafting textiles in a digital age. Summary of the peer-reviewed chapter: 'The intelligence of the hand' by M. Auch: This chapter places the hand in the centre of contemporary art practice. The article is written from the hybrid viewpoint of the author as M.D. and weaver who works with threedimensional weaving on a computerized loom.
The article defines essential aspects of creative making. It discusses dexterity, the development of material sensibility and cognitive processes in relation to the current use of digital tools in art practice. The discussion is illustrated by interviews with contemporary makers. It describes the author’s research project, ‘Stitch_your_brain’ with some preliminary results. Interviews with designer/makers show that the use of digital tools has to be mastered as a new craft. Contemporary weaving practice faces the challenge to combine new materials with the infinite possibilities of the CAD/CAM loom. The creative process and making by hand in a computerized environment are likened to an interweaving dynamic proces. 
ISBN 9781472529060 UK Paperback, 256 pages, 8 septemebr 2016
editors Nithikul Minkulrat (Estonian Academy of Art, Estonia) Kerry Walton, Faith Kane (Loughborough university)