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Episode 15: Sydney Craft Week with Australian Design Centre

Australian Design Centre in conversation wiht NAVA about the state of the craft and design sector in Australia, and the inaugural Sydney Craft Week that took place in October 2017.

Episode 15

Australian Design Centre's Makers Market as part of Sydney Craft Week, October 2017. Photo by Simon Cardwell.

For this episode we speak with Australian Design Centre about the state of the craft and design sector in Australia, and particularly the inaugural Sydney Craft Week that took place in October this year.

We speak with ADC’s CEO and Artistic Director Lisa Cahill and Creative Strategy Associate, Penny Craswell about the Design Centre's program of exhibitions, workshops and events celebrating craft in Sydney. We explore why craft and design are increasingly important in contemporary culture, and the future of the industry.

For more information, head to the website for Sydney Craft Week or the Australia Design Centreand stay tuned for the next Sydney Craft Week: 5–14 October 2018.