Secrets of The House
The following pages show new work that will be exhibited at Ceramic Art London March 23-25th 2018. This work continues to explore the theme of the unknown interior and forms part of the body of work named "...that Profound and Secret Mystery". Don't forget to press the i button in the right hand corner for the text.
In Secrets Of The House everywoman/man moves in and out of dark houses, the inner spaces are uncertain and difficult to read.
Each form can be a separate entity or the three forms can come together to make one house.
Black clay fired to 1200C with porcelain figures gilded in 24ct gold leaf.
Terrace Of Captured Imagination
Light plays on the front of the terrace but hardly reaches the interior. Each pathway leads confidently to an interior but it is an unknown space.
The pieces can stand alone or together.
Smoke-fired porcelain .
Three forms come together as one, supporting and enhancing each other. Where do the pathways lead?
Smoke-fired porcelain with 24ct gilded figures.
Three small uninhabited shelters offer refuge.
Each form can stand alone or together.
Smoke -fired porcelain.
Refuges surface detail.
Terrace Of The Unknown Unknowns
Five small inhabited dwellings live in proximity; each space guarded.
The apertures speak of a huge genetic inheritance and provide brief glimpses of the interior. The form is based on the Hórreos of Galicia that store and protect grain as the body protects its interior.
Smoke-fired terracotta clay
DNA Inheritance: Small Hórreo
The richly embellished facade is decayed and altered by the passage of time and the forces of nature. The base material begins to push through the gilding. There are more questions than answers.
Terracotta with 24ct gilding
Terracotta Vessel Houses
Vessel shaped house provide an interior for everywoman/man.
Terracotta with 24ct gilded porcelain figures.
Ceramic Art London
The following pages show new work that will be shown at Ceramic Art London March 23-25th 2018. This work continues to explore the theme of the unknown interior and forms part of the body of work named "...that Profound and Secret Mystery"