Collective Matter is a collaboration between three artists, Eva Masterman, Mary O’Malley and Katie Spragg, in which we use clay and materials to explore cross-disciplinary practice and creative communication and learning.
We explore the potential of clay as an artistic and cultural tool to engage diverse audiences both within and beyond the art world. Practical clay workshops and events, form the backbone of ongoing research into the potential of material language as a form of interdisciplinary learning and creativity.
Our newest venture is a flexible clay studio alongside Turner Prize winning arts/architecture/design group Assemble, with the aim to create a permanent space in which to explore clay as a socially engaged, discursive tool. Through combining practical application with critical discussion, we hope to contribute to the wider professional dialogue surrounding the recent trends in material making and social responsibility within the arts.