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A presentation on Fixperts education given at the Fixperts Super Salon Conference at Stanley Picker Gallery, 25th June 2015

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The end of June saw Kingston University’s Stanley Picker Gallery host the first ever Fixperts gathering; a two-day “Super Salon” of fixing and talking about fixing by Fixperts, Fixpartners and fixhopefuls (as I’ll optimistically call myself). I attended the second day, during which we were treated to a series of presentations by those who had organised or participated in Fixperts projects since its foundation in 2012.

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In October 2014 FIxperts was invited to participate in the Lodz Design Festival.

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In 2011, the V&A mounted the exhibition Power of Making, curated by Daniel Charny and organized in collaboration with the Crafts Council. The premise of the show was simple: to build a contemporary cabinet of curiosities showcasing skillful, innovative, and ingenious making. Charny packed 108 objects into a gallery normally used to show 40 or 50; and though few of the things on view had significant name-recognition (there was no celebrity factor here), the exhibition was one of the most popular in the museum’s history.

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