Prof. Heiner Zimmermann

Prof. Heiner Zimmermann

University Gothenburg Sweden

http://www.heinerzimmermann.de

What I will share

Crafted Face – giving Craft a Face


The work hopefully contributes to the discussion about Art vs Craft.
What defines an object to an art piece?


The desired function of tool defines the aesthetic of the tool. Form follows function.
These handmade shovels have been modified, with the identical techniques that were used at one point to make the shovel.
The added faces do not compromise the function of the shovel.
Is it still a tool or did it transform into work of art?
What defines a work of art compared to a tool?
Can one object be both?

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