Raw Materials are the building blocks
of east London's River Lea Valley

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As part of an ongoing exhibition, this project delves into the history of the Lea River Valley. We share the stories of the people and industry which have given this area its rich heritage.

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Peter Marigold, Resident Designer/Maker for Raw Materials: Plastics

Resident designer / maker Peter Marigold engaged with the processes of making that were used for the earliest plastics, and with the traces these processes leave on the finished object, in contrast to the often unfathomable methods behind mass-produced plastics today.

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