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London's Lost Rivers

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Prior to graduating from Central St Martins Loraine drew maps for Birkbeck College. Her work combines cartography with the tactile qualities of clay; porcelain captures the tiniest of embossed detail and emulates the multi-layered information conveyed within maps. City maps generally reference the urban environment. This project stripped away the built environment to reveal the underlying landscape of the London basin, and present the river valleys of the city’s forgotten water courses


£1200 — £1500


London, rivers, topography


Ceramics, Pottery


London's Lost Rivers
Photographer: Loraine Rutt
Stripping the built environment from the landscape of London reveals the river formed valleys of the lost water courses.
London Basin
Porcelain, layered glazes 32 x 39 x 2cm Edition of 10 2015
Port of London Fossil
Porcelain, cobalt and manganese screen print

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