Milking the dairy industry; the craft of making milk and research through thinking and making.

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Where once ‘milking’ and ‘farming’ were viewed as a valued craft, how and why do we now place such a low value on milk, culturally and financially? This body of work concerns the dairy industry and the number and complexity of processes, labour and materials involved in dairy farming and the craft of making milk. Using farm and dairy related materials such as bone china, straw, clay from the farm fields, latex, found machinery parts and concrete to explore the subject.


Penny Maltby

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Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

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