Perfection of Understanding is an Artist Book that will conclude the Interbeing project.
Please join us for the book launch at:
Contemporary Ceramics Centre
63 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3BF
6-8p, 26th January 2022
Andrew Livingstone is one of the artists commissioned to create work for the book. Below: Clay Drawings 2021: Intangible, Porcelain and airlock bag.
Valeria Nascimento and David Cushway have also created new work for the book.
The book contains a CD featuring the Chinese sound artists involved in Interbeing, namely Echo Ho, Sin:Ned, Sun Wei, Sheng Jie and Hui Ye.
And finally the book will contain a photo essay by Kay…
Powell-Cotton Museum made a film about No Interdependent Origins. Curators Joseph Young and Kay Aplin discuss the exhibition.
Interbeing from Powell-Cotton Museum on Vimeo.…
Interbeing / 互即互
See link on The Ceramic House website to Interbeing subsite
An exploration of collaborative ceramic and sound art practice in Britain and China
Interbeing is our most ambitious project to date, a China-UK ceramics and sound collaborative project taking place throughout 2021, funded by Arts Council England. It explores cultural exchange between two different making cultures, the UK and China, through two different disciplines, ceramics and sound art. The concept of ‘Interbeing’ comes from the Heart Sutra, a Buddhist text, showing how everything in the material world is intimately connected.
“If you are a poet, you will see…
The Ceramic House presents Emptiness is Form, the first event in INTERBEING, an exploration of collaborative ceramic and sound art practice in Britain and China taking place throughout 2021.
Links on The Ceramic House website for Interbeing subsite and Emptiness is Form
EMPTINESS IS FORM
An exhibition of Chinese contemporary ceramics
Opening event: 27 May
Virtual opening 5-6pm
LIVE AND IN PERSON (!!) 6.30 – 9.30pm
Featuring live performances in the garden by Monica Tong and Joseph Youngaccompanied by wine and a warm welcome. It will be lovely to see you in the flesh after all this time! No appointment necessary. Covid precautions will be…
My latest curatorial project is JOY, an exhibition at my project space The Ceramic House.
An exhibition featuring an international selection of established and emerging ceramists exploring spontaneity, improvisation and intuitive making techniques. More details here.
Exhibition dates 21 November – 13 December
Virtual opening 21st November 6-7pm GMT
Virtual exhibition opening on Zoom featuring a tour of the house, introducing the current exhibits displayed in the context of Kay Aplin’s tiled installations, interviews with participating artists and extracts from the new album, The Joy of Isolation will be played (details below).
Meeting ID: 680 2726 1760
As I am stuck at The Ceramic House over the lockdown due to the COVID-19 crisis, I have decided to do a mini blog about the house, the art and living in this unique environment. I will be posting videos and photographs daily. So if you want to find out more and gain a behind-the-scenes look into The Ceramic House, please follow me on my @ceramicempress Instagram profile or on my Facebook page
I am delighted to announce that my Honewort Roundel (first exhibited at Collect Open earlier this year) has been selected for KOGEI Triennial in Kanzawa, Japan
Competition Exhibition: 2019 Kogei World Competition in Kanazawa
Special Exhibition: Kogei as Contemporary Craft: Transcending Boundaries
Sunday, November 10 to Thursday, November 21, 2019
Open daily 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Venue: People’s Gallery A and B at the
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa…
I am delighted to be a finalist for the 5th Edition of the Young Masters prize, which marks the 10th anniversary of this not for profit initiative.
I will be showing my Toadfax Roundel, recently exhibited at Collect Open, Saatchi Gallery, earlier this year.
30th September – 5th October
Daily 11 am – 7 pm or by appointment +44 (0)7939 085 076
Royal Opera Arcade, 5b Pall Mall, St. James’s, London, SW1Y 4UY…
This summer I am honoured to have been guest artist at this year’s Woodfirer Young Artist in Residence symposium at Guldagergaard International Ceramic Research Centre in Denmark. I have spent the past 5 weeks working alongside a group of ceramic artists from Canada, United Kingdom, Russia, USA and India. We have done three wood firings together, the Bourry Box, Soda wood kiln and Fred Olsen’s Embla or Church kiln, the biggest and most unique of the wood kilns on site. We fired the Embla for 5 days and nights and unloaded it yesterday with wonderful results.
There will be an exhibition of the…
I have been invited to participate, in collaboration with sound artist Joseph Young, in the Wroclaw Festival of High Temperatures which takes place in Wroclaw, Poland in July 2019. We will be exhibiting a version of our Fire and Water installation originally created for Collect Open, Saatchi Gallery, London, February 2019.
Fire and Water is a continuation of my investigation into micro-flora which has been the focus of my practice since 2013 and builds on my cross disciplinary collaboration with Joseph Young.
‘Fire’ refers to the woodfiring technique employed to fire the ceramics whilst ‘water’ references the site of a…