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DONE by Matea

Matea Gluscevic is an Artisan Shoemaker - also known as Done by Matea.   Matea creates handcrafted made-to-order footwear and accessories with a focus on ethical, slow, and sustainable making practices. All shoes and accessories are designed and hand crafted by Matea Gluscevic in her studio in Naarm (Melbourne), Victoria. Matea uses mostly local, recycled, end of job and low impact materials such as; cork, kangaroo leather, vegetable tanned leather and recycled rubber. As well as her made-to-order range, Matea offers a custom made service to create the shoes of your dreams.   Her work is inspired by nature as well as by materials and processes from a range of different industries. Her interests and motivations are centered around the exploration of self, connectedness to emotion and nature, sincerity, and materials and processes.   Matea is a qualified shoemaker, having completed a Cert IV in Custom Made Footwear at TAFE in 2011, and a Bachelor of Visual Art Specialising in Sculpture and Installation at UniSA in 2013.

Artforms:

Design, Sculpture, Textiles, Visual Art
Matea Gluscevic