Tag: ceramics

Untold strengths of the demure ballpoint pen

AS YOU WALK into the space of ceramicist Eugene Hön’s solo exhibition at FADA gallery, there’s an element of the sacred that enfolds you. And it isn’t about being there alone in a mask, honouring coronavirus protocol. It’s about objects created with a robust mix of skilled preciousness […]

Clay mantras, crocheted

THERE’S NO SLEIGHT of hand or conceptual tricks in Corlie Schoeman’s considerable body of pottery exhibited in the Pretoria Arts Association ‘Potter of the Month’ slot for March. She refers to the technique she uses here as ‘cleilap’. And you can easily understand why. These objects, big and […]