How to Work with a Fabricator

How, as an artist, designer or architect do you retain the essence of your studio practice when you outsource elements of production? How do you communicate the subtleties and nuances within these forms to others? This can be particularly challenging when engaging non-art fabricators. What, too, are their expectations in terms of communication style and content, from initial brief writing to the project’s management?

STEAMhouse is delighted to welcome Lucy Tomlins from the Pangaea Sculptors’ Centre to talk through the process and practicalities of working with a fabricator, how you scope out and specify a job, how these relationships work, and things to consider to ensure things run smoothly.