Rethinking Domestic Design

Meeting  /  29 Nov 2017
Published: 10.11.2017
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The symposium brings the recent graduate from different fields and explores the theme of Rethinking Domestic Design together.
Complementing the educational focus of the School of Jewellery Ambiguous Implements presents a symposium exploring the theme of Rethinking Domestic Design. The symposium brings together recent graduates from the fields of jewellery, metalwork and ceramics to discuss the development of their practice post-education. Rob Anderson, Rosie Deegan, Kate Haywood and Abbie Williams will present their current projects whilst design consultant Melody Vaughan will talk about strategies for developing and sustaining emerging practices. The symposium will culminate in a performative intervention by Nuala Clooney and Rachael Colley.

This free symposium will take place at The School of Jewellery and tickets are available via Eventbrite  – booking is essential.


1.30 pm Welcome by Sian Hindle & Zoe Robertson.

1.35 pm Introduction to the exhibition project by Ambiguous Implements curator Laura Mansfield.

1.45 pm Presentations by Kate Haywood, Rob Anderson, Rosie Deegan and Abbie Williams on the development of their creative practice.

2.45 pm Panel discussion/Q&A led by Melody Vaughan.

3.15 pm Coffee.

3.30 pm Nuala Clooney & Rachael Colley present their work within the Ambiguous Implements exhibition space.

4.00 pm Nuala Clooney & Rachael Colley discuss the themes around their collaborative practice in conversation with Laura Mansfield & Sian Hindle, followed by Q&A.

4.40 pm Closing remarks from Sian Hindle and Zoe Robertson.

Private View (all welcome)

6-8 pm Drinks in the exhibition space to celebrate the opening of Ambiguous Implements.

For more information about the exhibition, the symposium and the exhibiting artists, please follow this link to the Vitt St Gallery website.