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Bridget Harvey

maker investigating processes & concepts

Hackney, Greater London
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Focus

process, concepts, making

Pricing

£80 — £1250

About

I investigate craft processes & concepts through making practice.

By making and curating artefacts I re-story the familiar, reconstruct the forgotten, exploring makerly ways of doing. I engage with materials, tools and community, taking a multidisciplinary approach. I explore ideas such as playfulness, time, and repair.

My AHRC PhD is titled Repair-Making: Craft, Activism, Narratives

I tutor on MA Designer Maker, Camberwell College of Arts, and am Maker in Residence at V&A until July 2019

News

Talk about residency work at Victoria and Albert Museum for London Design Festival

18 Sep 2019
I will be talking about work from my V&A residency in the Furniture galleries on the 4th Floor. My objects show different aspects of Repair-Making as craft practice and as concept. Meet at 1300 at LDF desk (Cromwell Rd) or just after in the gallery.

Residency Showcase for London Design Festival at Victoria and Albert Museum

14 Sep 2019
I will be showcasing outcomes from my V&A residency during London Design Festival (14-22 September) in the Furniture galleries on the 4th Floor at the Victoria and Albert Museum. My objects show different aspects of Repair-Making as craft practice.

Victoria and Albert Museum Residency

16 Oct 2018
I am pleased to be maker-in-residence at the Victoria and Albert Museum from October 2018 until end July 2019. I will be working with their collections to research historic repair models and translate them into contemporary objects and materials.

Available for commissions

Yes

Portfolio

Textile Sculptures: Jumper Series

Disciplines Textiles, Traditional
Materials Textiles, Mixed Media, Recycled

Repaired Objects - Sides to Middle

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

Jewellery (sculptural)

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

The Department of Repair (curation)

Disciplines Conceptual
Materials Mixed Media

Jewellery

Disciplines Jewellery, Textiles, Wood
Materials Wood, Textiles, Recycled, Precious metal, Mixed Media

Workshop Facilitation

Disciplines Conceptual, Design
Materials Mixed Media

Red Blanket, Blue Bowl, Wrench

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