carole | gray | practice-led inquiry

 

I work with the master craftsman and CAD/CAM expert Gordon Burnett on a research programme called Making Sense: an exploration of ways of knowing generated through practice and reflection

 

This practice-led research poses the question:

'What can be known by making that could not

be known by any other means?

 

This inquiry has produced several publications including a chapter in the book Material Inventions, edited by Estelle Barrett and Barbara Bolt, 2014.

Images:

Worlds - a series of five 'epistemic' objects

 

Shell World (detail)

Carole Gray, 2008

"In the higher stages of skill, there is a

constant interplay between tacit knowledge

and self-conscious awareness, the tacit knowledge serving as an anchor, the

explicit awareness serving as critique and corrective."

 

Richard Sennett, The Craftsman, 2009