BAJ Podcast | Smart Jewellery and Materiality

BAJ Podcast | Smart Jewellery and Materiality

In this episode of the BAJ Podcast, BAJ talks to Dr. Katharina Vones about materiality, material libraries, recycling materials and smart jewellery.

Dr Katharina Vones is a lecturer in Jewellery and Metal Design at the University of Dundee. Trained at the University of St.Andrews (2001), the Edinburgh College of Art (2006), the Royal College of Art (2010) and the University of Dundee ( 2017), her research focuses on sustainable craft practice centred on novel materiality and how digital jewellery that possesses biomimetic characteristics can be brought to life through the use of smart materials. Katharina actively blogs about her practice as a way to encourage craft practitioners to participate in open and sustainable communities of making at, Twitter:  @futurejewels.


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