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"the URBAN FORAGER"

MICHELLE LOWE-HOLDER
Profile

15-23 September 2018

Sat-Tues 10am-6pm, Wed&Fri 10am-8pm, Thu10am-9 pm
THE GARAGE
15A Cromwell Place Mews , Kensington
London
Free Event

M I C H E L L E L O W E - H O L D E R

Michelle Lowe-Holder

Designers statement - 

"The "Urban Forager" project has been a daily obsession for almost 3 years - Foraging  east London for metal NOZ cannisters - London Design Festival will host an installation piece made from with my extensive collection of thousands. This will be presenterd with a film documentary by Katy Davies around the issues - interviewing teenagers to metal rcyclers to jewellers and police. On exhibit will also be visual commentary by 5 photographers including Polly Penrose , Nicolas Favoran and Marianne Wie with sustainable product solutions by 5 designers."

Michelle Lowe-Holder is an artist & maker using the body as a canvas to create unique and artisanal pieces . Utilising both modern and heritage techniques with mixed materials and a sustainable approach  - each collection evolves from each other , led by a concept refined and developed thru the craft.

MLH work has been featured in press internationally including Vogue Italia, Vogue UK, Vogue India . Vogue Japan , Financial Times, Dazed and i-D magazine.

The V&A is currently exhibiting several pieces in the "Fashioned by Nature' exhibition and is featured in the museum book - The V&A shop is also currently selling a MLH specially commissioned jewellry collection inspired by sustainability and nature.

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