Retrouvius Architectural Salvage and Reclamation
Maria Speake of salvage and design purveyors, Retrouvius, is joined by footwear designer, Tracey Neuls to discuss the role of craft in their practices. Speake shares her approach to making with reclaimed materials and her collaborations with craftsmen and women, who she challenges to engage with salvage in its many forms. Talk chaired by art critic Hettie Judah.
From reinventing unwanted timbers and textile fragments to re-imagining the traditional form of a shoe through clay sculpting, Speake and Neuls discuss their respective fields and the role of craft when realising their designs and visions. Talk chaired by Hettie Judah.