a crowd of setaed people with their backs to us in a theatre setting. In front of them a speaker at a podium. To his left is a large windown and a screen with an image hanging from the ceiling.

Read the papers presented at the IOTA21 Conference

The papers presented at the inaugural ‘Futuring Craft’ IOTA21 conference have now been published

The papers presented at the inaugural ‘Futuring Craft’ IOTA conference have now been published on ISSUU. You can also download the PDF (please observe copyright laws:). You can also watch some of the presentations on video.

FUTURING CRAFT took place in Western Australia at the WA Maritime Museum and at Curtin University’s School of design and the Built Environment.


‘Futuring Craft’ conference and ‘Curiosity & the Cloth’ fashion event were supported by:
Curtin University School of Design and the Built Environment; Australian Government through the Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications – Office for the Arts; and Australian Cultural Diplomacy Grants Program; Business Events Perth; Western Australian Museum; World Crafts Council Australia; and Regional Arts WA

IOTA21 Futuring Craft Conference programme. Photo: Christophe Canato
NWS Theatre, WA Maritime Museum, Fremantle. Photo: Christophe Canato
Welcome to Country. Marie Taylor. Photo: Christophe Canato
IOTA21 Conference Bags. Photo: Christophe Canato