Day 51 #CuratingforCorona #livinginlockdown
April/May 2020 “I have been using jumpers as a medium since 2012, their familiarity, ubiquity and a sense of safety appeals to me. Since we started isolating my daily focus has been (almost) entirely domestic. I have been documenting my days on this jumper, using it almost as data collection, looking at how the stitches build up on the activities which now take most of my time. I have been collecting words from others (please send me yours if you'd like) which will go on a sister jumper. These will both be exhibited later on this year with @ruup
Bridget Harvey is a maker, curator and activist. She explores the space between craft, design, making and remaking. One aspect of her work explores damage, repair and the domestic -foregrounding ‘repair’ as a political and environmental choice. She is Associate Lecturer (MA Designer Maker Camberwell College of Arts) and was Maker in Residence at the V&A 2018/19.
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