Aesthetic experimentations on ceramic materials

Priska Falin

Abstract


Aesthetics like sound of ceramics is common in the context of making but not usually presence when perceiving an object. Most of the material aesthetics are knowledge of the maker and happens during the process of making. These aesthetics are potential material for artistic use. Focusing on the aesthetics of the ceramic materials I try to develop new solutions in the context of art. These experimentations are the beginning of a research where the goal is to bring out new artistic potentials from ceramic materials. The used raw materials are fluxes, feldspar, quartz, colemanite, cobalt oxide and copper oxide. To give an idea of material aesthetics more widely, I exhibit with the test pieces also the sound of crackling flux.

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