Wabi Sabi Neriage* pots. The two different clays (porcelain and red stoneware) have been mixed on the wheel then thrown together to form a colored cloudy effect. These pots have been made during my artistic residency in Japan at the Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park. I have been much inspired by the Wabi Sabi aesthetics, that values serendipity and the surprises we can get while working with a material. Some features of these pots are characteristic of the Wabi Sabi: visible […]
Porcelain treasure boxes created during my artistic residency at the Institute of Ceramic Studies in the Shigaraki Ceramic Cultural Park in Japan. December 2014. Wheel-thrown porcelain base and cobalt colored porcelain slip for the upper part.
In July 2012 I have taken a crash-course of introduction to porcelain. I have experimented with paper clay and slip casting. Here are the results of this love at first sight. Series of casted bowls with a surface treatment through the use of lacquer, blowtorch, coffee grounds and liquid porcelain. I have also experimented with the effects of the addition of seeds to the paper clay. When they are in the oven they explode creating some very interesting […]