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Date of the professional handicraft congress
Professional Congress of Crafts

Louise Allen

Head of Innovation and Development Programmes. President, World Crafts Council Europe
Company or Entity
Design and Crafts Council Ireland, World Crafts Council Europe
Professional Career

Louise Allen is President of the World Crafts Council Europe, part of an international network that aims to strengthen the status of and promote craft and craftmanship as a vital part of cultural, social and economic life. She is the Head of Innovation and Development at the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland where her work focuses on the intersection between design, craft and technology. Her experience ranges across design, enterprise, contemporary art and craft, education, curation and innovation

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Instagram: @wcceurope
Twitter: @dccoi

Instagram: @louise.allen2015
Twitter: @louandlisa80 

The ability to imagine, to create, to understand and connect with materials is the essence of craft. Today more than ever this creative knowledge and skillsare essential touch points, reminding us of our humanity.