29 April, 18:00
Maiko Tsutsumi is a Japanese designer living and working in London. She is also leading the MA course Designer-Maker at Camberwell College of Art (part of UAL the University of Arts London). Maiko will talk about both sides of her practice. The informal talk is open for all students and staff of IPP.
more about Maiko Tsutsumi
Maiko Tsutsumi’s research and studio practice focuses on the role of materiality and skills in artistic practices, as well as their relationship to the practitioner’s thought processes. She studied and apprenticed in furniture making and Japanese lacquer work in Kyoto during the 90’s, before moving to London to study furniture design at the Royal College of Art.
Tsutsumi has been involved in curatorial projects including Thingness (2011, 2013), as well as The Laundry Room (2012) at Balin House Projects funded by the Arts Council. Tsutsumi completed a practice-based PhD The Poetics of Everyday Objects in 2007.