Q&A: Chrissie Macdonald

What’s the appeal of working by hand?

I began working in this way because I enjoy realising ideas in a 3D environment and wasn’t able to communicate these effectively in the digital realm. For me, working by hand is more intuitive, and the restrictions of the materials can also help to inform the design and outcome. I like the parameters and problem-solving that come with creating pieces in the real world, although I don’t think the process should get in the way of an idea.

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