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Bridget Harvey

Maker, repairer, curator and researcher

Hackney, Greater London


repairing / mending, sculpture, contemporary jewellery


£80 — £550


I craft tactile objects, inspired by narrative. As a maker, I use traditional and new techniques, reclaimed and found materials.  Investigating repair and reuse, time and play, I explore materials and joining methods. 

I undertake residencies, facilitate workshops, curate and write, and am finishing an AHRC PhD entitled RepairAbility: Repair-making as a material and social action.

I am Associate Lecturer on MA Designer Maker at Camberwell College of Arts.


Spelman Cups on show in Experiencing Change / Changing Experience at ONCA, Brighton

26 Jul 2016
This group exhibition investigates a world where environment and society is in a state of flux with large, and sometimes devastating, changes predicted for the future. Curator: Valerie Furnham 26/7/16 – 5/8/16, ONCA 14 St. George’s Place, BN1 4GB

...by a thread... at Gawthorpe Hall

02 May 2016
...by a thread... displays thoughtful textile repairs and narratives explaining why the process and act of repair is personally significant. Included is my heavily darned Blue Jumper (2012, ongoing). The exhibition is open until 19th June.

Re- reanimate, repair, meld and mend

10 Oct 2015
10/10/15-14/11/15 Curated by Paul Scott This exhibition, one of a series of curated shows at the Bluecoat, features the work of artists who are concerned with the re-use and reanimation of existent (often devalued or discarded) cultural material.

Available for commissions


This maker has tagged themselves with


Ongoing Repaired Objects

Disciplines Ceramics, Pottery, Conceptual, Textiles, Traditional
Materials Ceramics, Glass, Textiles, Recycled, Mixed Media

The Department of Repair (curation)

Disciplines Conceptual
Materials Mixed Media

Red Blanket, Blue Bowl, Wrench

Disciplines Conceptual, Metal work, Textiles, Ceramics, Pottery
Materials Ceramics, Glass, Textiles, Metal, Mixed Media

Jumper to Lend, Jumper to Mend

Disciplines Traditional, Textiles
Materials Textiles

Blue Jumper

Disciplines Textiles
Materials Textiles


Disciplines Jewellery, Textiles, Wood
Materials Mixed Media, Textiles, Wood, Recycled, Plastics

Geometric Necklaces

Disciplines Jewellery, Textiles, Wood
Materials Wood, Textiles, Mixed Media

Workshop Facilitation

Disciplines Conceptual
Materials Mixed Media


Disciplines Jewellery, Textiles, Wood
Materials Wood, Textiles, Recycled