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Andrea Peach new professor of craft specialising in craft history and theory

Article  /  ProfessionalPractice
 
Published: 18.09.2019
Portrait of Andrea Peach, photo by Jennie Milne..
Portrait of Andrea Peach, photo by Jennie Milne.

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Intro
Andrea Peach has over twenty years of experience teaching contextual and critical studies in UK art schools. Her craft research is internationally recognized and published in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Design History, the Journal of Craft Research and the Journal of Modern Craft. As a craft historian and theorist, her particular research emphasis is on the importance of making and materiality, the significance of objects in contemporary culture and their relationship to the past. She has focused on craft as commodity and cultural industry, as well as the construction of national and cultural identity through the craft object.