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Material Catharsis 2

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About this project

This body of work represents my investigation into catharsis through material.

I consider emotional trauma experienced as a result of life-threatening illness and the need to give physicality to the intangible.  The experience of illness can give rise to a sense of separation from the intangible (healthy) ‘self’ and the ill (physical) ‘body’. Therein lies dependence if the self cannot exist without the body.

The glaze seeks release but is dependent on the clay body that contains it.


£120 — £7000


ceramics, sculpture, contemporary, wall piece, wall installation, interior, porcelain, stoneware


Ceramics, Pottery


Better Out Than In
Photographer: Ester Segarra
Porcelain and solid glaze 3.2 x 1 x 0.4m
Photographer: Sylvain Deleu
Porcelain and solid glaze Max height 14cm
Deliverance 001
Photographer: Sylvain Deleu
Black stoneware & solid glaze 34 x 20 x 34cm
Black stoneware & solid glaze 52 x 24 x 38cm

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Material Catharsis 1

Disciplines Ceramics, Pottery
Materials Ceramics