From Ruth Macdougall:
Beyond the Basket began in 2009, its aim is to investigate the place of basketry in human culture. It will culminate in a major exhibition Basketry: Making Human Nature at the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts and the University of East Anglia, Norwich, from 8th February - 22nd May 2011.
To coincide with this event we are organising an international conference, entitled Basketry and Beyond:Constructing Cultures and scheduled for 14th – 16th April 2011 also at UEA.
Guest speakers include
Prof. David Guss (Tufts University)
Mary Butcher (UK Basketmaker)
Ruth Macdougall ( UK Environmental artist)
Prof. Tim Ingold (University of Aberdeen)
Dr J M Adovasio (Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute)
Dr Willeke Wendrich (University of California, Los Angeles)
Prof. Mike H Hansell (University of Glasgow)
Dr Penny Dransart (University of Wales, Lampeter)
Fabíola Andréa Silva (Museu de Arqueologia e Etnologia, Universidade de
Please find details of the conference, registration form and conference