11 July 2019
by Kate Le Versha
Listen to The Residency, our podcast series created in collaboration with Disegno, to discover the stories of six designers and craftspeople as they take part in our creative residencies across the globe, exploring the skills, ideas and identities behind their work.
We’re excited to announce the launch of our podcast series The Residency in collaboration with Disegno, the Quarterly Journal of Design.
Six episodes will be released every other week, from 11 July - 19 September 2019. Each episode is the voice of a different practitioner, telling us about their experience of working internationally, their own practice and what they discovered through collaboration, creativity and research while on creative residencies.
From weaving in the Philippines, to ceramics in China and steel in Japan. The designers featured took part in some of the international residency opportunities that we manage or support; the International Fashion Showcase, Crafting Futures and the Winston Churchill Fellowship.
Listen to all the episodes on Disegno's website here.
11 July - Episode 1
Fashion and Identity: Design and the British-Bangladeshi Experience
Rahemur Rahman, who was one of the designers selected for the International Fashion Showcase 2019, and who took part in a residency to develop business and creative skills in London alongside designers from 15 other countries.
Find out more about Rahemuir's installation for IFS here.