Category Archives: International exchange

From the Perspective of the Artist in Residence

My computer seems to have broken down! so this month’s blog is going to be delayed slightly… Advertisements

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From the Perspective of the Artist in Residence – Intro

Artist in Residence (AiR) programmes enable artists to take time and space away from their usual environment and commitments, to reflect, carry out new research and to explore their practice in depth and develop new skills. Experiencing life in a … Continue reading

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Kanayama Kiln, Part 2 – The Firing

Here is some of the work ready to go into the Kanayama kiln for its first firing starting Friday 2nd September, 2005.  The work was placed in groups related to their position in the kiln and marked with red wash … Continue reading

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The Village of the Secret Kilns, Okawachiyama 大川内山

The birthplace of porcelain in Japan was on the Southern island of Kyushu in Saga prefecture. It was in Arita in the late 16th Century when Korean, Yi Sam-Pyeong discovered extensive deposits of one of the vital ingredients of porcelain, … Continue reading

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‘Folding Shadows’, light, ceramics & paper at Udatsu Museum, Echizen, Japan

Inspired by Japanese architecture, I created a series of ceramic objects that captured the spirit of Japanese space and the way that light can enter a space, while working in Japan.  I exhibited the work in galleries in Kyoto and … Continue reading

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Naoshima Paradise – Part 2, Art House Project – 家プロジェクト、直島

The Art House Project is located in the small fishing town of Honmura in the east of Naoshima.  It began as an experiment in 1998 extending the site-specific works around Benesse House in the south of the island (see previous … Continue reading

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British Ceramics Biennial 2013, Stoke on Trent, UK

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The third running British Ceramics Biennial held in Stoke On Trent finishes on the 10th November so now is your last chance to visit and be inspired by some of the great works on show this year.  One of my … Continue reading

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