In the summer of 2012 I visited the Harvard Museum of Natural History and discovered, among other things, a huge exhibition hall filled with showcases containing ‘primitive tools’ (mainly from
The objects in this series are basic forms that arise from a certain sense of proportion or intuition while shaping the clay in my hands. After firing, I sometimes make
There’s a lot of birdwatching to do from my studio, so when I was asked to make something at short notice for an exhibition with the theme ‘Animals’, the subject was quickly found.
The series of bowls I’ve made during the late 80’s was born from the need to combine ceramics with other materials. The bowls were hung in carriers of perspex (a new material in those days), glass or metal through
Visual impression of the process of raku firing. At 950˚C the objects are removed from the kiln. The enormous difference in temperature causes the glaze to crackle. The objects are
These free forms are inspired by the Etruscan fibula, a two piece utensil with hole and pen and thus the precursor of the locking pin. Roman women wore a stola which was tied up with a
Bird Basins: conical garden objects to provide birds with food and water to drink or to bath in. Frost resistant, washed with pure oxydes, glazed and fired at high temperature.
‘The capricious, sometimes even voloptuous forms, with titels as Virilis Toros (for a Spanish Rioja), Amuse Bouche (for the taste perception) and Magique d’Afrique (for a South African wine) express