Crafts Magazine Guide to COLLECT 2015 - page 60

‘We chose the common because there are
lots of changes happening in the area but
the common stays the same – or at least
we hope it does.’ Their research into the
history of the common and the stories
attached to it will be on display along
with prototypes of souvenir-like objects.
The other pairings are architectural
co-operative PUG and historianHelen
Kearney,whoareexploring themesaround
architectureanddesign inLondon, and the
aforementioned Jennifer Gray who has
joinedwith the historian Soersha Dyon
to explore early Renaissance interiors.
‘We’re anchoring ourselves in the
16thcenturythroughaseriesofinventories
that detail all the possessions that an
individual owned at the time of their
death,’ says Gray. ‘From the inventories,
we’re re-imagining the surroundings of
how someonemight have lived by
creating objects and surface decoration.’
All the research byMaking Enhancedwill
be shown inside and on the exterior of a
shed, designed by PUG. ‘We’re inviting
people to critique the work and our
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COLLECT 2015
WALLPHOTO:CHRISTOPHERPILLITZ
Above:
Infinity wall
installation
(detail),
ValeriaNascimento,
ShengTsang
Chen andCristina
Vezzini, 2015
Left: work inprogress,
AliceMcLean and
Justine Boussard,
MakingEnhanced
2015
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