A MATERIAL APPROACH, a talk by Heatherwick Studio
Thursday 2nd March, 6:30-9pm
Limited Capacity, booking essential:
This evening talk will be led by Mat Cash, Group Leader at Heatherwick Studio. Through the lens of materiality, an integral part of the studio’s work and design process, Mat will speak about the studio’s commitment to finding innovative design solutions, with a dedication to artistic thinking and the latent potential of materials and craftsmanship.
Mat will also expand on Zeitz MOCAA (which will open to the public in September 2017), a reinvention of a historic grain silo in Cape Town into a not-for-profit cultural institution which will house the most significant collection of contemporary art from Africa and its diaspora. He will discuss the studio’s engagement with this historic structure as well as some of the many challenges in repurposing this derelict building.
This event forms part of an ongoing series of curated lectures that draw on Sto Werkstatt’s materials library situated in the heart of Clerkenwell, and our approach to working in collaboration with architects to find the right solutions.