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Affordable Planets

Offer a planet to a person you wish to not see for a while! Get a Planet to the partner you wish to be alone with! Buy yourself a Planet and keep it all for yourself! Each and every Affordable Planet measures about 10x10cm, is made of ceramic and glazed and fired at 1100°C in… Continue reading Affordable Planets

The White Flowers

I am proudly collaborating with the Pandora Ceramic Association which has been working for years to protect and promote charity events for women and against all forms of violence. In coincidence with Maters International Ceramic Festival 2018 in Cava de' Tirreni in Italy, I've participated in campaign launched to raise awareness and collect funds for… Continue reading The White Flowers

METAMORPHOSIS AND RUST

  LONG STORY SHORT     Ceramic material is related both with the hand’s movements and with scientific development, within the analysis of clay and silica based materials I am tracing a line which connects prehistory and present time. My research starts from the territory it self in the closest observation that bare eye allows… Continue reading METAMORPHOSIS AND RUST

AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA

It happens sometimes to dig in water. There is a song, among many, in Capoeira Angola which is a poem and after this poem I made a lamp. I shaped the stoneware, I opened holes, light is a like a sound, it shall move in lamps as sound moves in instruments. I signed traces of creatures and… Continue reading AT THE BOTTOM OF THE SEA

ANTAGONIST OF A PRIMITIVE #1

The above picture is from one of my diaries, the below paper is an extract from one of the semester papers  I write for my PhD.   Whoever produces kitsch . . . is not to be evaluated by aesthetic measures but is ethically depraved; he is a criminal who wills radical evil. Hermann Broch,… Continue reading ANTAGONIST OF A PRIMITIVE #1

KINTSUGI GOLDEN FAULT

Kintsugi, 金継ぎ is  a Japanese XV Century technique, means to repair with gold. It began with the emperor  Shogun Ashikaga which wanted his broken porcelains repaired. His artisans used common nails to bring the pieces of his pottery back together but, after seeing the result, the emperor demanded a better looking technique. In the last firing, a couple… Continue reading KINTSUGI GOLDEN FAULT

SITTING BY THE FIRE

  SITTING BY THE FIRE Obvara is an Eastern-european technique, possibly of the 19th-20th century. The reduction process, the cutting away oxygen needs a mixture of yeasts and sugar solved in water in order to achieve a sealed ceramic surface. Such combination of yeasts together with the temperature shock creates a texture that varies from black to brown to… Continue reading SITTING BY THE FIRE