Rose Sinclair to be featured on craft-focused BBC 4 programme

Rose's Caribbean Front Room installation at Lewisham Shopping Centre, 2016
Rose’s Caribbean Front Room installation at Lewisham Shopping Centre, 2016

Rose Sinclair will be one of designers and researchers featured in “Craftivism: Making a difference”, a programme due to be aired on BBC Four on Monday 1 February 2021 at 10 pm (afterwards, it will be available on iPlayer). The host of the programme is comedian Jenny Éclair.

Rose will be talking about Dorcas Clubs, her Caribbean Front Room installations, and Black  women and crafting.

 

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Playful communication devices designed by the Interaction Research Studio keep you connected with loved ones

Yo-Yo machines prototypes

The Interaction Research Studio have recently launched Yo-Yo Machines, a project developed with UK Covid 19 research funding to support people separated from friends and family and help them maintain connections while they are physically separated by pandemic restrictions.

The devices are very low cost (around £25 a pair) and people can build them at home by following simple instructions (like a recipe) to assemble off-the-shelf components. They can be made with paper plates, cereal boxes, jam jars and other household items. Continue reading “Playful communication devices designed by the Interaction Research Studio keep you connected with loved ones”