Perpetuating the memory of one of the greatest men of the Victorian age

Kelmscott Lecture: Crafting Democracy

September 13, 2016 19.00 at The Art Workers' Guild 6 Queen Square London, WC1N 3AT

“I do not want art for a few”: Crafting Democracy 

Edmund de Waal

Democracy is at the heart of the Arts and Crafts movement, a crossing of boundaries between work and life. In this talk Edmund de Waal will reflect on how craft crosses disciplines and how William Morris and other pioneers of the craft world continue to influence making, writing and talking about craft today.

Edmund de Waal is an artist whose porcelain is exhibited in museums and galleries around the world. His bestselling memoir, The Hare with Amber Eyes, won the RSL Ondaatje prize and the Costa Biography Award. His second book, The White Road, was published in 2015.

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