International Ceramic Maker Michael Eden to Judge Future Makers 2016 Awards
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Future Makers 2016 is delighted to announce that our international judge this year is

Michael Eden

Michael Eden works in 3D printing, additive manufacturing ceramics and is represented by Adrian Sassoon in London.

About Michael Eden

Michael Eden is a maker whose work sits at the intersection of craft, design and art, exploring contemporary themes through the redesign of historical, culturally familiar objects utilising digital manufacturing and materials.

An MPhil research project at the Royal College of Art allowed him to explore how his interest in digital technology could be developed and combined with the craft skills that he had acquired during his previous experience as a potter.

Through this he investigates the relationship between hand and digital tools.  He is particularly interested in how the tacit knowledge and sensibility to the 3 dimensional object, developed through extended ceramic practice can affect and influence the approach to the creation of objects using digital technology.

As a member of a unique generation that has bridged the digital divide, he firmly believes that he is able to contrast and compare life before and after the invention of the personal computer.

For Eden it is a matter of choice, as life at the beginning of the 21st century has furnished makers with a wider choice of tools, materials and processes with which to realise ideas and concepts. All have their place, the new does not replace the old; the key is to make appropriate use of them.

Having attracted wide media and public attention, his work is exhibited internationally and acquired by a growing number of international Art Galleries and collectors.

http://www.michael-eden.com

 
 
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The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland's "Future Makers Awards and Supports" provide support for the next generation of makers to learn, experience, investigate, develop, create and shape the future of Irish craft. Future Makers fund: research, training, residencies, materials, exhibitions and much more.

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