More musings on the Muse proposal

I've been thinking a lot about hot air balloons. My two chosen objects are made from paper and brown earthenware. The passport is full of character, stamps, inked hand writing, folds, texture, stains, patina. The travel flask is also full of character, unglazed earthenware with incised decoration, sturdy, and also taken on journeys. The hot … Continue reading More musings on the Muse proposal

Notes from Peter’s tutorial

Great chat with Peter regarding restarting my practical studio work. I'm very excited to get going again.  We chatted about critical regionalism, vernacular architecture, phenomenology and relating this to ceramics. http://www.ateliernl.com/ http://www.adambuick.com/ https://www.amazon.co.uk/Natural-Glazes-Collecting-Making-Ceramics/dp/1408156660 http://unfoldfab.blogspot.co.uk/2012/06/print-print-print.html http://www.themethodcase.com/fabclay-by-sasha-jokic/ On a practical level I think pulling on your willies, bucket and spade in hand and collecting clays from different … Continue reading Notes from Peter’s tutorial

INVESTIGATE CERAMIC OBJECT: – YIXING STONEWARE TRAVELING TEAPOT/FLASK

Technical A little more information has come from the Holburne Museum regarding the teapot. I supplemented this from a search in the V & A’s online collection, where they have a similar teapot, this is the description: Yixing made 1800-1850 / Qing dynasty unglazed stoneware with incised decoration teapot of flattened globular form with curved … Continue reading INVESTIGATE CERAMIC OBJECT: – YIXING STONEWARE TRAVELING TEAPOT/FLASK

TRANSCRIPTION OF INTERVIEW WITH PASSPORT

‘Hi there, the purpose of this interview is to get to know about your background, how and where you were made and your relationship with William Holburne. The interview will take 5 minutes, I am a researcher and you can add any information you feel relevant. I am interested in your behaviors, values, feelings, knowledge, … Continue reading TRANSCRIPTION OF INTERVIEW WITH PASSPORT

NON-CERAMIC OBJECT: – WILLIAM HOLBURNE’S PASSPORT

Facture of the object Photograph taken in the Holburne Museum by myself on 9/10/17. Paper object, created in the 1800’s which would be stamped at every entrance to a port or region. When space ran out another paper was attached to extend it. The secretary of state has been granting passports since 1794 which is … Continue reading NON-CERAMIC OBJECT: – WILLIAM HOLBURNE’S PASSPORT