V&A Innovate Talks: Why Materials Matter with Seetal Solanki (11 October)

Hear from Seetal Solanki to get inspiration for your V&A Innovate projects.

+44 (0)20 7942 2000
  • Zoom, Online

  • Free event


Past Event

Seetal Solanki is the founder and Director of Ma-tt-er, a practice founded in 2015 to readdress our relationship with the planet by understanding what it’s made of and move towards futures that are caring and respectful. It is focused on building and bridging kinships between ourselves, materials, the immaterial and virtual. She is the author of ‘Why Materials Matter’, a Textiles Tutor at the Royal College of Art, and Associate Lecturer at CSM Spatial Practices MArch.

Join us to hear about Seetal’s practice and come away with ideas and inspiration for running V&A Innovate in your setting. The session will end with a Q&A.

V&A Innovate is an annual National Schools Challenge asking students in years 7, 8 and 9 to design a solution to a real-world problem. Find out more at vam.ac.uk/innovate

This event is free. Booking is essential. Event suitable for Secondary School teachers. You must be over 18 to take part. This event will be a webinar and run using streaming platform Zoom, and after registering, you will receive a unique link in advance to access the event online. You will receive the link to join no later than 16.00 on the day of the event.

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