Versa, meaning to be ‘turned’ or ‘changed’ in Latin, is a collaborative series of installations using end-of-life materials. The exhibition showcases a collection of unique furniture and architectural elements, made by Fereday and White respectively, tailored to the three spaces of the Meat Market Stables covering an impressive 400sqm of space.
Developed through a process of independent collaboration, Fereday and White have sought to create a series of works that explore the turning of end-of-life materials and the challenging of their perceived value.
With a self-imposed constraint to make only one design gesture each per room, works have been conceived as the transformation of a material into an interior element – seat, table, light, roof, wall & floor – and then designed to express a sensory quality – dark, light, soft, warm, sharp and hard.
The complementary contrasts of the two designers’ works in each room serve to create singularly harmonious spaces, an ode to the power of collaboration.