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An exhibition of perfectly imperfect objects, collected from around the world. Curated by Karen McCartney, Sharyn Cairns and Glen Proebstel, in collaboration with Hotel Hotel.

‘Perfect Imperfect’ springs from the pages of a new book by the same name by editor and author Karen McCartney, with photography by Sharyn Cairns and styling by Glen Proebstel. The book and exhibition are a celebration of accident, curation, collection, hesitation, collaboration, reuse and reimagining; and brings together contemporary design with well-worn objects to explore the established aesthetic of wabi-sabi in a new way. The exhibition is firmly sited in the now – where digital technologies and handmade processes are being merged to produce truly original objects and ideas.

The exhibition features local and international designers and artisans whose work best exemplifies the theme including Guy Keulemans, Don Cameron, Martyn Thompson, Alison Coates, Lucy McCrae and Jacqui Fink.

‘Perfect Imperfect’ combines ceramics, art and sculptural pieces, textiles, photography and found objects to form one cohesive study of imperfection.

Image – Ceramic works by Nicole Tassie shot by Sharyn Chairns for ‘Perfect Imperfect’ curated by Karen McCartney.

28 Apr - 8 May

Perfect Imperfect

Location: Nishi Gallery