2024 Episode 1: Ray Oddhayward

Types of Touch: A Phenomenological Exploration of Making

This episode features a conversation with Ray OddHayward, a final year undergraduate student on the BA (Hons) Artist Designer Maker course at Cardiff School of Art & Design, about their final year research which explores our relationships with objects and what we learn from them.

In conversation with Ray are Dr Martyn Woodward and Philippa Lawrence.

You can find out more about Rays work via Instagram: @madebyrayart

If you would like to follow up on some of the ideas discussed in this episode you may find the following resources interesting:

  • Chapman, J. (2015) Emotionally Durable Design: Objects, experiences and empathy. 2nd edn. Milton: Routledge. Available at: https://doi.org/10.4324/9781315738802.
  • Idhe, D. & Malafouris, L. (2019) Homo Faber Revisited: Postphenomenology and Material Engagement Theory. Philosophy & Technology. Available at: Homo faber Revisited: Postphenomenology and Material Engagement Theory | Philosophy & Technology (springer.com) Accessed: 31/10/23.
  • Ingold, T. (2013) Making : anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. Available at: https://doi.org/10.4324/9780203559055.
  • Pallasmaa, J. (2009) The thinking hand : existential and embodied wisdom in architecture. Chichester: Wiley.
  • You can view some images of Ray’s work in the images below:

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