Issue 194
May/June 1999
special crafts issue: A Tale of Tapestry

Out of print
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Feature Articles

CRAFT OF LIVING •

Crafts enhance creativity, beauty and the imagination.

OBJECTS OF ENCHANTMENT •

We know ourselves from the things we have made.

HAND-WORK AT THE END OF THE CENTURY •

Handmade objects have a human warmth which industry will never reproduce.

A TALE OF TAPESTRIES •

At the Wissa Wassef Art School in Egypt vibrant rhythms are woven into a dance of life.

PLAY IN CLAY •

The pottery of Ann Stokes is infused with a sense of lightness and play.

THE RETURN OF APPRENTICESHIP •

A conversation with Sophie Poklewski Koziell

LISTENING TO WOOD •

Interview by Satish Kumar

WHAT MY GARDEN MEANS TO ME •

I've never painted, never written, never taken photos: the garden was something I created.

HONOURING GARDEN STONES •

In Japan the placement of stones is considered to be the central act of gardening.

BREAD BEAUTIFUL •

Breadmaking is an art.

Frontline

RIGHT TO ROAM •

We must fight to keep our public footpaths.

CREATIVE CONSERVATION •

In Liverpool, Land Life Trust is bringing wilderness close to people.

WORKING HOLIDAYS •

It's better to unwind doing something active.

A VISUAL LANGUAGE •

To understand the art of Peter Baldwin we need to engage the active eye.

Science

THE VALUES OF SCIENCE •

Science can never be value-free.

Economy

NEW COLONIALISM •

Free markets and first-class travel are the instruments of a new oppression.

COCA-COLA BREAK •

Don't let Coke take over the world.

SUBVERTISING •

Adbusters magazine is challenging the advertising culture.

Regulars

The Occasional Didymus

Poetry

Letter from America

Business Diary

Good News For Gaia

Letters to the Editors

In Case You Missed It

Reviews

CULTIVATING A GARDEN •

OLD HISTORY, NEW TIME •

Review of The Wealth and Poverty of Nations and The Information Age, Economy, Society and Culture Vol. III

SOUND OF THE EAST •

Review of Raga Mala: the autobiography of Ravi Shankar

REVERENCE FOR NATURE •

Review of Gaia's Body

ORIGINS OF LIFE •

Review of The Modern Antiquarian

LEARNING THROUGH ART •

Review of Art: The Basis of Education

POWER OF CHOICE •

Review of Manual 2000 - Life Choices for the Future You Want

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