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TESS TAVENER HANKS IS AN EMERGING DESIGNER, CONCEPTUALLY DRIVEN BY THE INTENTION TO ALTER HOW WE SEE SYNTHETIC MATERIALITY IN CONTEMPORARY CULTURE.

EDUCATED AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA. HER PRACTICE CAN BE DEFINED AS THE PROCESS OF EXPLORATIVE MATERIAL INVESTIGATION AND EXPERIMENTAL MODES OF MAKING. A PALETTE OF BOLD, VIBRANT HUES SHE SEEKS TO CHALLENGE, DECONSTRUCT AND REMOULD SYNTHETIC FORMS, CREATING A COHESION BETWEEN EXPERIMENTAL TEXTILES AND WEARABLE ITEMS OF DRESS.