Glazed terracotta vessel (H=50cm) with felt trim and embedded film on tablet device (07:42) with cable, alongside a glazed porcelain vessel. Through the vessel mouth you see a film playing on loop that evokes alternative fictions of the clay-making act.
top view -film with sound is viewed through the vessel mouth.
This work creates a space for you to reimagine the making act from new perspectives. When you look through the vessel mouth you will see a film that searches for a clay’s-eye-view of the vessel’s becoming. Instead of the god-like gaze of a maker looking down upon their creation I journeyed inside the vessel and filmed upwards during the building process. The film evokes alternative fictions that decentre the human in our creation narratives and challenges our understanding of how a pot or any thing comes into being.
Film with sound plays on loop (00:07:42)