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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

Jindřiška Jabůrková on Rubble & Weathered Buildings

Working with the transformation of materials to highlight matter as a living substance. We also speak about concrete, human hair, New materialsms and spirituality

Rajyashri Goody on Pulp & Porcelain

A conversation about Dalit histories and the caste system, and how experimenting with materials can be used to tell stories

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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