Clare Daněk is a textile artist, cultural worker and researcher who has a particular interest in everyday creativity; she is currently researching how people learn craft skills in open access community making spaces, studying at the University of Leeds. Her recent work experience has included coordinating an international puppet festival, supporting a project improving access to musical opportunities for young people in challenging circumstances, and delivering textile workshops with older people. Alongside this she maintains a creative practice as a textile artist, focusing predominantly on the minutiae of everyday life.