Alison, who graduated from the MA Ceramics course in 2018, will be showing at Collect this year:
Press release from Ruup & Form
We are delighted to have been selected to participate in Collect 2020, an international art fair for contemporary craft and design presented by the Crafts Council.
Ruup & Form will be showcasing at Collect 2020 for the first time presenting the work of seven makers in an exhibition titled ‘Lost and Found’, focusing on makers who are passionate about sustainability and the environment and work with found material – reshaping waste.
The topical narrative about reducing waste, consumption and recycling is transcending the craft and design sphere in a meaningful and impactful manner. In support of this narrative and the growing awareness of this broader issue we have chosen a select set of makers working with ‘found’ material and implementing them into their own specific skillsets. They are glass artist Hannah Gibson, ceramicist Alison Brown, metal and silversmith Claire Malet, designer-maker, Eva Fernandez, paper textile sculptor Kuniko Maeda, textile and discarded objects Bridget Harvey and paper and wood Hannah Lobley. The makers’ works are deeply rooted in craft and explore innovative ways to push boundaries with material and techniques. Each in their own way is pushing boundaries, blurring the line between craft, environment and technology. They all share the trait of being able to blend and diversify their practice by using various technic and with recycling at the heart of their practice. ‘Lost and Found’ aims to create a degree of understanding and consideration of makers narratives within the context of sustainability, their nature and position in the 21st century and what they may signify in the social dialogue.
Find us at Stand S8, South Wing
Collect 2020 : 27 February – 1 March 2020
Somerset House, Strand London WC2R 1LA.