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Writing and publications

About this project

My writing sheds light on hidden aspects of making. Highlights include:

The Visual, Physical and Spoken Discourse of Repair (The Department of Repair (2015)), a print-on-demand hand bound volume on reclaimed paper

Reimagining The Collection: A large box of loose parts (A Narrative of Progress: The Camberwell ILEA Collection (2018))

Spelman cups: Attitudes to the past (Ephemera Journal, Repair Matters(2019))

Repair-Making and the Museum (2019), summarising my V&A residency


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Books, Book binding


The Department of Repair (exhibition catalogue)
Photographer: Bridget Harvey
catalogue will soon be available on my website
A Narrative of Progress (exhibition catalogue)
Photographer: Bridget Harvey
Essay will soon be available on my website
Ephemera Journal cover
Photographer: screen grab from Ephemera Journal
essay available at http://www.ephemerajournal.org/contribution/spelman-cups-attitudes-past
Repair-Making and the Museum booklet
Photographer: Bridget Harvey
full booklet available on my website

Previous project

Red Blanket, Blue Bowl, Wrench

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

Next project

Tokyo Wondersite residency

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