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Exhibition

The Architecture Centre
Narrow Quay
BS1 4QA

25 Jan - 19 Mar 2017
Gallery open:
Wed-Fri, 11:00-17:00
Sat-Sun, 12:00-17:00

Free Entry

What happens when technologies collide? In a converted farmhouse in rural Buckinghamshire architects, artists and designers are using robotic arms, sausage makers and potter’s wheels to experiment with clay processes and the potential of site-responsive architecture.

This exhibition brings together the clay works of Grymsdyke Farm, from finely glazed ceramics to intricate 3D printed screens. Working in collaboration with research institutions, students and makers, Eleanor Morgan and Guan Lee explore the trial and error processes involved in creating new forms from an old material and the lively possibilities of clay.

Life of Clay is the outcome of a RIBA Research Trust Award. The exhibition is curated by Eleanor Morgan and Guan Lee and was originally shown at RIBA London. Grymsdyke Farm is a research facility, fabrication workshop and living-working space for architects, artists, designers and those interested in materials and processes of making.

Grymsdyke Farm is a research facility, fabrication workshop and living-working space for architects, artists, designers and those interested in materials and processes of making.

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“With robots made from sausage-stuffers in the barn and follies in the fields, Grymsdyke Farm is the ideal place to experiment with new technologies and local materials.” Oliver Wainwright, The Guardian