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Bridget Harvey

making & curating, exploring process

Hackney, Greater London


repairing / mending, sculpture, contemporary jewellery


£80 — £1250


I tactually explore narrative patinas - use, repair, memory - seeking materials past their best for investigating process and materials through making. Using textile, ceramic and wood, I simultaneously embed, show and hide narrative.

Making artefacts and curatorial works, my interventions re-story the familiar, reconstruct the forgotten.

My AHRC PhD is titled RepairAbility: Repair-Making as Material and Social Action. I am Associate Lecturer on MA Designer Maker, Camberwell College of Arts.


Fashioned from Nature

21 Apr 2018
MEND MORE Jumper (2015) will go on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of their exhibition, Fashioned from Nature, opening 21st April 2018. Read more about MEND MORE Jumper under 'Textile Sculptures: Jumper Series' in my profile

Speaking at Textile and Place conference, Manchester School of Art

12 Apr 2018
I will be speaking at Textile and Place conference. 12th & 13th April 2018. My presentation is titled: Jumpers: Truthful Fictional Auto/biographies of Practice, looking at how object based practice is recorded textually and materially.

RepairAbility with Designer Makers at Plymouth University

20 Mar 2018
I am working with the BA Designer Makers over the summer term, developing projects around repairing and making through a series of workshops and making tasks. There will be an exhibition at the end of May, dates TBC

Available for commissions



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


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