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Emma Daker, Exhibitions & Project Development Manager - Craftspace
Job title: Exhibitions & Project Development Manager
Emma Daker is Exhibitions and Project Development Manager for Craftspace, a leading crafts development organisation based in Birmingham. It initiates creative and public engagement programmes which stimulate critical enquiry, thinking, curiosity and understanding of contemporary making. It does this through touring exhibitions, socially engaged creative interventions, participatory projects, action research and consultancy. Emma’s most recent touring exhibition projects are ‘Radical Craft: Alternative Ways of Making’ in partnership with Outside In and ‘Made in the Middle’, in partnership with The Herbert Museum & Art Gallery in Coventry. She also leads on strategic work around migrant and refugee women including Shelanu women’s craft collective. Previously Emma was craft curator at Bilston Craft Gallery in Wolverhampton. Emma is Museum Mentor for the Lace Guild Museum in Stourbridge and is an ordinary member of the TEG Executive Committee.