Seetal Solanki is a translator of materials with the aim to humanise them. Founder and Director of Ma-tt-er, a relational practice focused on building and bridging kinships between ourselves, materials, the immaterial and virtual.
Ma-tt-er reorients mind-sets, behaviours and mechanisms towards futures that are caring and respectful by providing ecological and nuanced strategies that are antifragile, elastic and response-able.
Author of "Why Materials Matter" (Prestel, 2018) and a Textiles Tutor at the Royal College of Art. She was made an Honorary Fellow at Hereford College of the Arts and received her Fellowship at the RSA in 2018.