Sunday, 20 November 2011

Power Of Making

Making is the most powerful way we solve problems, express ideas and shape our world. What and how we make defines who we are, and communicates who we want to be. Power Of Making is a cabinet of curiosities showing works by both amateurs and leading makers from around the world to present a snapshot of making in our time.

The V&A and Crafts Council celebrate the role of making in our lives by presenting an eclectic selection of over 100 exquisitely crafted objects, ranging from a life- size crochet bear to a ceramic eye patch, a fine metal flute to dry stone walling. 

    (Top Right) King Silver Gorilla made from metal coat hangers

     (Middle Right) Wire Honda Goldwing motorcycle

  (Bottom) A prosthetic suit for Stephen Hawking with Japanese steel

 The exhibition  showcases works made using a diverse range of skills and explores how materials can be used in imaginative and spectacular ways, whether for medical innovation, entertainment, social networking or artistic endeavor. 

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