Making things mendable: vernacular reparation or bodging the job?

Maycroft, Neil (2012) Making things mendable: vernacular reparation or bodging the job? In: MEND*RS: Mending Research Symposium, 29th June - 2nd July 2012, Cumbria. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

A consideration of the differences between repair and mending. Repair as formal mending, mending as vernacular repair. Repair as making restitution, mending as making reparation. Mending as something done by agents and repair as possibility, a material affordance offered by objects.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Additional Information:A consideration of the differences between repair and mending. Repair as formal mending, mending as vernacular repair. Repair as making restitution, mending as making reparation. Mending as something done by agents and repair as possibility, a material affordance offered by objects.
Keywords:Repair, Mend, Material culture, Waste, Vernacular
Subjects:W Creative Arts and Design > W790 Crafts not elsewhere classified
Divisions:College of Arts > Lincoln School of Art & Design
ID Code:6774
Deposited By: Neil Maycroft
Deposited On:11 Nov 2012 21:18
Last Modified:11 Nov 2012 21:18

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