Conscious presence in the employment of wooden spoons to achieve novel formulations of handicraft

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Hussein Ahmed shahat Ali, Mohamed keshar Ahmed


The research is concerned with studying the formal features of wooden spoons as a starting point for finding design formulas for the handicrafts with a contemporary artistic vision, through the conscious presence of the artist. In this regard, the study aimed at enriching the design construction of the handicrafts by employing the wooden spoons as units of heritage. As well as emphasizing that, the conscious presence of the artist is the original donor to enriching the artistic preoccupation. The research followed the experimental method in conducting some practical experiments to employ wooden spoons in the production of artifacts with novel formulations and then analyze the aesthetic values of these artifacts, as well as using the historical method to shed light on the history of the craft and manufacture of wooden spoons throughout the ages. The importance of the study is reflected in that it is based on clarifying the concept of conscious existence, as it is concerned with studying the formal features of some tools of material heritage and expanding the circle of design vision for artifacts, and calls for interest in our literal heritage and finding a wider field for implementing original handicrafts of thought. The research results confirm that wooden spoons possess formal components and various bodies that reflect the richness of the design aspects of the artistic work. The artist's subjective experience is the consciousness of the original donor of the creative process.

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