Gifting in Gothenburg

Good news! Julia will be delivering a research paper at the 10th European Academy of Design conference in April 2013. Her paper develops the research carried out through the Campaign for Objects in Purgatory. It is called ‘Making, Gifting, Connecting’, and explores the role of hand-making in gift exchange, and the possibility of creating a positive attachment to an object through a designed process.

The EAD is an excellent platform for design research and it is exciting to have the paper accepted! The conference will be in Gothenburg, Sweden from April 17-19 2013. The website is here:


Julia Keyte 2012