Material World at G. F Smith Show Space
The British Council and Crafts Council present a salon conversation which explores materiality in contemporary craft, hosted by G.F Smith Show Space. Chaired by Martina Margetts, the panel will include two participants from the British Council’s recent New for Old craft research residencies in Southeast Asia (Magali An Berthon and Thao Vu) and two makers selected by the Crafts Council (Lee Borthwick and Zoe Bradley).
The Crafts Council are the national development agency for the contemporary crafts in the UK.
The British Council is the UK's international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations, with a presence on six continents.
G . F Smith is an independent British company that has been providing the creative world with inspiration since 1885.
Martina Margetts is Senior Tutor in Critical & Historical Studies at the Royal College of Art in London and a leading international specialist in craft. Her research interests concern the meanings and practices of contemporary craft and design in global and social context.