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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.
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.