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Hanneke ter Horst on Plants & Pigments

This conversation with Hanneke describes beautifully the pull that certain materials can have on people

Tom Pope on Photography

Participation, research, play, performance, and ferns. We discuss the artist's photography practice

Razia Barsatie on Food

Researching the histories of food, and using them as art materials

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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