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Deborah Tchoudjinoff on Virtual Worlds and Fictions

Deborah’s work de-centres the human and engages with research on minerals and speculative fictions. We discuss a diverse range of projects involving mineral mapping, augmented reality and gaming engines

Janne Schimmel on Gaming Devices

Investigating the inner workings of old computers and modular gaming-computer building. Janne talks about gaming as a participatory culture, the planned obsolescence of computers, animating and bringing soft qualities to devices.

Catinca Malaimare on Leather

We walk through Catinca Malaimare's exhibition Astropriest at Brooke Benington, discussing saddles and leather jackets as pre-used objects that hold bodies

Mater explores materials through the eyes of artists and researchers.

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Chapter one

In May 2022, Mater commissioned fifteen new pieces of writing by multidisciplinary researchers whose work specialises in materials. This was supported using public funding by Arts Council England.

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