MA-TT-ER Launch at One Good Deed Today

22nd September 2015

6pm-10pm

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Come and find out what we’re MA-TT-ER are made of this London Design Festival 2015, for LIVING IN A MATERIAL WORLD.

An exploration of materiality across the five senses.

Materials consultancy and research initiative Matter launches at 6pm, Tuesday 22nd September with an exhibition considering the relationship between materials, ideas and processes and a live panel discussion of ‘Zero Waste’, hosted by Protein.

Marjan van AubelSilo Brighton and Shamees Aden will be on the panel discussing Zero Waste from a product, food and fashion perspective.

Reserve your place here.

Followed by a weeklong series of talks, events and workshops exploring the sensory impact of matter.

In Partnership with: ProteinChamp MagazineDitto PressG.F Smith and NTS Radio.

Exhibition Partners: Ali TocherAmy RadcliffeBinchotanBooker PrinthouseChen and KaiDean BrownKia Utzon-FrankLaboratory PerfumesLightning + KinglyfaceMarlene HuissoudMaterials AgencyMatteo Fogale and Laetitia de AllegriMiriam RibulNatalia StuykOne Good Lied a DayPuck StudioSCIN GalleryShamees AdenSöderberg MillsTamsin van Essen and Whispery Savoury.

Featured in London Design GuideShoreditch Design Triangle and ICON Design Trail guides throughout the festival.

All taking place at One Good Deed Today, 73 Kingsland Road, E2 8AG.

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Touch

Talks, Events and Workshops.

23rd September 2015

Matter presents three speakers commencing our week of events by taking you on a journey of materiality through Touch.

1pm-2pm To Touch or not to Touch.

Designer, artist and keeper of a ‘Biological atelier’, Amy Congdondiscusses the science of designing with living matter with Tissue Engineered Textiles.

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3pm-4pm Polyspolia.

Will Yates-Johnson presents his new product range – the result of a new manufacturing model in which products can be endlessly broken up and remade.

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6pm-7pm A Matter of Colour.

Designer Dean Brown 6pm-7pm discusses his collaboration with Sèvres Porcelain.

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All taking place at One Good Deed Today.

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Sound

Talks, Events and Workshops.

24th September 2015

Matter presents one speaker, one workshop and a live performance continuing the festival of events by taking you on a journey of materiality through Sound.

1pm-2pm Punk meets Hip-Hop.

Founder of BRICK MagazineHayley Louisa Brown discusses the birth of the publication and how the internet has created a space for discovering talent.

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3pm-5pm Morse Code.

Artist Alex Booker of Booker Printhouse runs a woodblock printing workshop themed on the audio communication technique.

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6pm-8pm NTS Radio

Live performance from Shiva Feshareki and special guests on the night. A Turntable artist and composer performing at major UK venues such as Southbank Centre, Roundhouse, Royal Albert Hall and many others.

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 All taking place at One Good Deed Today.

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Smell

Talks, Events and Workshops.

25th September 2015

Matter presents two speakers and a demonstration continuing the festival during our week of events by taking you on a journey of materiality through Smell.

1pm-2pm Poivre.

DesignMarketo explore the role of black pepper in perfumery.

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3pm-4pm Scentography.

Designer Amy Radcliffe explores the unique link between scent and emotional memory. Please help her further her research by filling out this short survey.

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6pm-7pm Scent Palette.

Kyugum Hwang explains the value of colour as a communication tool in the process of creating personalised perfume.

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All taking place at One Good Deed Today.

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Taste

Talks, Events and Workshops.

26th September 2015

Matter presents a tasting, a talk and a demonstration continuing the festival during our week of events by taking you on a journey of materiality through Taware.

1pm-3pm Palate Test.

Save the Date Café makes delicious dishes out of food destined for landfill. Here they challenge you to identify the ingredients in their waste-food creations.

Reserve your space here.

4pm-5pm Recipes for Material Activism.

Miriam Ribul explains how materials can be produced using domestic tools and ingredients in an household kitchen.

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6pm-7pm Listening to Taste.

Experimental multisensory dining initiative Whispery Savoury considers the sound of food and explores what it means to listen to your cravings.

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All taking place at One Good Deed Today.

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Sight

Talks, Events and Workshops.

27th September 2015

Matter presents three speakers closing the festival during our week of events by taking you on a journey of materiality through Sight.

1pm -2pm Invisible Resources.

Designer Zuzana Gombosova explores the potential of microorganisms to create tangible materials using a biological printer.

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3pm-4pm 

Matteo Fogale and Laetitia de Allegri explore the perception of materials and their properties, with a view to developing new sustainable substances that mimic existing ones.

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5pm-6pm First Light.

Melanie King of super/collider discusses the materiality of light within analogue photography and printing processes through photosensitive matter using ancient light travelling from celestial objects.

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All taking place at One Good Deed Today.