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Date: Jun 19, 2021, (all day)
Duration - 289 days
Location - National Glass Centre, Sunderland, England, UK

Taking an item that has already served one purpose and using it to create something new can add depth, history, and human connection to the new object being made. This approach is not only positive in environmental terms, but it can also alter how we consider re-purposed objects, often elevating them above the value they held in their original life. This exhibition presents work by a number of artists who work with items made in glass and ceramics. In different ways they each re-purpose objects that have been broken, used, discarded, or previously seen as a waste product. Re-Purpose consists of works from National Glass Centre’s collection and loans from the Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A), North Lands Creative, and individual artists. 

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