HOLDING TOGETHER: EXPLORING INTANGIBLE CULTURAL HERITAGE OBJECTS VIA DIAGRAMMATIC DRAWINGS

Bilge Merve Aktaş, Asım Evren Yantaç, Ilgım Veryeri Alaca

Abstract


We present an experimental approach to sustain cultural heritage objects like handmade socks linked with issues such as knowledge transfer for the continuity of craftsmanship. The project amplifies the intuitive production process of cultural objects and learning by doing aspect of handicrafts via diagrammatic drawings while questioning the problematic market conditions by symbolic use of newspaper. Improvised process of our stitching on the paper mimicing traditional crafts is then explored with successive drawings to attain a methodology.

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