Space Craft

An upcoming exhibition – jointly hosted by Habitat and the Crafts Council – aims to examine the relationship between architecture and craft.

Adam Nathaniel Furman, Identity Parade Kitschpot
Adam Nathaniel Furman, Identity Parade Kitschpot

The Space Craft show brings together both makers who are inspired by architecture and architects who are, in the words of writer and exhibition curator Grant Gibson ‘less interested in sitting in front of a computer and instead want to get their hands dirty and make things’.

Adam Nathaniel Furman, Identity Parade Memememe Tote
Adam Nathaniel Furman, Identity Parade Memememe Tote

These exhibitors include ceramicist Edmund de Waal and willow weaver Laura Ellen Bacon, as well as architect Nathanial Furman – who makes colourful 3D-printed ceramics.

Grimm City, by FleaFollyArchitects
Grimm City, by FleaFollyArchitects

Meanwhile practice FleaFollyArchitects will be showing handmade model Grimm City – an entire cityscape inspired by the Brothers Grimm’s fairytales.

Edmund de Waal, Arcady 2007

Source: Nick Moss

Edmund de Waal, Arcady 2007

The touring exhibition will launch at Habitat’s Platform Gallery on the Kings Road, before travelling to other venues.

Space Craft: Architecture Meets Making, is at Platform, Habitat, 208 Kings Road, London SW3, from 1 May-1 June.

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