'What doesn't get counted, doesn't count'
Commonty readers may have already picked up on the Department of Media, Culture and Sport who are busy reclassifying the creative industries, with the proposal that 'Crafts' be removed as a category.
The Crafts Council are, quite naturally, a little riled by this:
see their website for more comprehensive info here and a petition has been set up by Applied Arts Scotland.
|Pickled DNA by Louis Thompson|
"So why is DCMS proposing to remove crafts? The consultation says: