Rhys Bateman

Biomorphic sequences in nature influence the design and form of my practice. The oceanic world is abundant in tactile qualities and features that often go unnoticed, untouched, and unappreciated. I want to encourage appreciation for the tactile through the haptic nature and varied textures of these pieces. We have become disconnected, especially so in the West, from our environment.

Dissertation Title:  Touching the world: The relationship between the haptics’ and crafts.