public works is an art and architecture practice based in Hackney Wick, east London. public works is a non for profit organisation operating in between the fields of art architecture and design. They are interested in establishing civic design practices, at the moment most notably through R-Urban, a European network promoting bottom-up strategies which aim to enhance urban resilience by establishing user led facilities on temporarily vacant sites.
This open lecture is a part of Making / Narratives: The Design Lecture Series Spring 2015 at HDK. It is held in english. Welcome!
Stora Hörsalen, room 338, HDK, Kristinelundsgatan 6-8, Gothenburg
Rut-Malin Barklund: Taking part in the creative colony
Rut-Malin Barklund is working as a jewellery maker and exhibition producer, in combination with graphic design commissions. She is an entrepreneur based in Stockholm, with prior as well as upcoming commitments internationally. Recent years she has been working a lot in collaborations, for example ALLA and Not So Precious. Initiating and developing projects like this have now resulted in the development of her new studio BARKLUND & Co, an exhibition space. She calls it a hub for the arts of craft and this business will be established during spring 2015.
Rut-Malin will talk about her own creative process, her experiences on collaborations, the creative scenery that surrounds her and thoughts about the synergy effect of it all.