Project Spotlight

  • Manchester School of Art Bronze Age Blog
    Post date: Fri, 20/05/2011 - 21:05

    3D Design students at Manchester School of Art are participating in CinBA project by exploring the role that the craft maker can play inarchaeological enquiry, both as practice-based researchers-investigators and as interpreters of meanings within handmade objects from the Bronze Age period.

  • Whisper with us!
    Post date: Wed, 27/04/2011 - 18:41

    Everyone has probably played the Chinese Whispers (know also as Broken Telephone) game where a sentence or phrase is whispered to the next player. We experiment with this game in completely different way.

    Start whispering with us!

  • ‘Making the Bronze Age’: a review of the session held at the Theoretical Archaeology Group conference, University of Bristol, 17th – 19th November 2010
    Post date: Wed, 27/04/2011 - 18:37

    More than 600 delegates assembled in the magnificent neo-gothic Wills Memorial building in Bristol where the majority of the 28 sessions took place. The session ‘Making the Bronze Age: craft and craftspeople 2500-800BC’ was held in the beautiful setting of the Old Council Chamber.

  • CinBA textile researchers are holding a workshop in Vienna
    Post date: Wed, 27/04/2011 - 18:33

    CinBA textile researchers held a workshop on Friday 26th November 2010 at the Natural History Museum, Vienna. The event, in collaboration with Project Hall Impact (Natural History Museum Vienna), Project HallTex FWF (University of Applied Arts) and the EU-funded DressID Project, brought together investigators to discuss the textiles from the important site of Hallstatt in Austria.

     

  • Live Project Opportunity for Students in Contemporary Crafts Subjects
    Post date: Tue, 07/12/2010 - 12:53

    The CinBA Project Team are offering selected HEIs and FEIs teaching contemporary craft subjects the opportunity to engage students in a live project exploring Bronze Age artefacts from the perspective of contemporary craft practice. Supported by the Crafts Council, this is an exciting collaboration offering new ways of articulating practice-based research in the crafts in an inter-disciplinary and international arena.

    The deadline for expressions of interest is 30th November 2010.

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  • CinBA textile researchers are holding a workshop in Vienna
    Post date: Tue, 07/12/2010 - 12:51

    CinBA textile researchers are holding a workshop on Friday 26th November 2010 at the Natural History Museum, Vienna. The event, in collaboration with Project Hall Impact (Natural History Museum Vienna), Project HallTex FWF (University of Applied Arts) and the EU-funded DressID Project, will bring together investigators to discuss the textiles from the important site of Hallstatt in Austria.

  • Bronze Age Craft at the 32nd Theoretical Archaeology Conference 2010
    Post date: Fri, 22/10/2010 - 14:56

    Members of the CinBA project will run a session on Bronze Age Craft at the 32nd Annual Theoretical Archaeology Conference to be held in Bristol 17th-19th Dec 2010. The session is entitled “Making the Bronze Age: craft and craftspeople 2500-800BC”. You can find the abstract from the conference website.

    The session will also be open to people outside CinBA. There is an on-line submission system for abstracts which notifies session organisers when a paper has been proposed.

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