These artists are a new breed of ceramicists, with a plurality of skill base that extends far beyond their own studio in order to facilitate movement between personal and wider social concerns.
Civic Ceramics 'Ceramics Reader' Bloomsbury 2017
Taking the domestic object as our site of exploration offered the possibility of not only re-visiting our sensory world, but discovering rich layers of complexity and depth beneath our familiar daily experience... It was astounding to discover the significance of the theme for such a wide spectrum of disciplines from dance, theatre, psychology to anthropology.
The Sensorial Object 2016
Natasha Mayo: The Iron in our Blood
The Ethos for Vicarious Wednesdays
As part of the Centre fo Ceramics Art: Restating Clay Conference
The role of the artist therefore, is to welcome conversations, to practice a kind of reciprocity, an openness, to exert a kind of hospitality to our relationships with ‘things’..
Conference Presentation and Demo:
Center of Ceramic Art:
Restating Clay 2018
So, the act of writing, drawing, making can be interrogative, framing and re-framing the perspective from which the concrete is viewed. Metaphor and pose, can be used as a lens to view the familiar and enable us to see it anew.
In Conversation Event: Material Presence: Zoe Preece