One of my favourite parts of Hamlet is a fragment when Hamlet’s at sea. It’s the turning point when he takes his destiny into his own hands. Hamlet’s really helped […]
Recently I’ve been writing on my pots. Sometimes phrases from plays or poetry really seem to encapsulate what I’m trying to make and I started writing some of these on […]
Today I was helping the curator Tessa Peters set up an exhibition at contemporary applied arts (CAA) in London. The show is Tradition and Innovation: 50 years of Harrow ceramics […]
I’ve just moved into a new workshop, so I swap making pots for making shelves and tables pretty often. I’ve managed to make some new work as well though. The […]
One of the things I’ve learned from art education is learning through doing – so despite misgivings I’m starting to write here in WordPress without fully understanding what’s required.
In my old life as a management consultant we gathered data – analysed it – synthesised a response. But feeling my way forward without really seeing the path ahead works with making pots, so I hope it will also work with sharing my thinking about making.
And so I’ll walk the talk, and share my thinking about sharing as well. Meta meta level or what.
Thanks already to a-n magazine and Kirsty Hall for getting me started.