Communities and Social Media

The ceramic community and Instagram: How traditional makers have embraced a digital platform for industry growth, engagement and support.

DCNCXII_KHalkett_paperDownload Abstract: This paper explores how ceramicists have engaged with Instagram, with discussion of the supportive networks and community engagement found on the social media platform. The paper gives context to challenges facing the contemporary Australian Craft sector, while acknowledging the resurgence of interest in the handmade amidst an era of digital innovation. Focus is given to the Australian ceramics community, and discussion on how use of the mobile app Read more […]