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Curation

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About this project

As a curator I work with others to discuss the meanings of making through display of objects, talks and workshops.

With Meghan Hutchins and Katherina Eisenkoeck, I co-curated Material Matters (London Design Festival), Material Times (interiors2014) and Creo Creates (LDF), all showing objects contributing to contemporary craft discourses.

The Department Of Repair at Camberwell Space contributed to the emergence and sustainability of repair cultures. The exhibition included workshops and talks.

Keywords

Curation, repair, mend, fix, curator, crafts discourse, making, meaning making, craft curation, freelance

Disciplines

Conceptual

Materials

Mixed Media
The Department of Repair, part 1
Photographer: Bridget Harvey
The original installation, before incorporating workshop outcomes.
Workshop at The Department of Repair
Photographer: Bridget Harvey
Outcomes from the workshops became part of the exhibition as it developed over the 6 week period.
The Department of Repair logo, hand-painted on exhibition wall.
Photographer: Maiko Tsutsumi
We used the curatorial opportunity to question single-use materials such as vinyl signage and make decisions like creating a print-on-demand catalogue.

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