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Our round-up of key stories from the world of ceramics

Stephen Dixon - Andre Hess

Stephen Dixon creates ceramics that tell the stories of poignant social and political events. Andre Hess discovers the motivations behind his work


CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramic exhibitions

Richard Batterham - Colin Martin

Colin Martin visits the valedictory exhibition at the V&A surveying six decades of making by the studio potter Richard Batterham

Potter's Secrets:
Jo Davies

Jo Davies shares the making processes behind her wheel-thrown tea set

It’s all about the clay
- Ellen Bell

Ellen Bell tells us more about Judy McKenzie, who has developed a range of Nerikomi pieces with a free-form, abstract effect

Potter's on Pots:
Emily Kristie-Wilcox

Visits to the V&A’s ceramic and decorative arts rooms to see its collection of tea caddies influenced Emily-Kriste Wilcox’s approach to her work

Body, vessel, clay
- Corinne Julius

Corinne Julius investigates a new exhibition at Two Temple Place in London that aims to re-present Ladi Kwali and the work of black women in contemporary ceramics to a new audience

Nature and Nurture
- Annie Le Santo

Luke Eastop is a third-generation ceramicist who creates elegant forms in neutral tones. He tells Annie Le Santo the story behind them

Earth, air and fire:
Stephen Murfitt

Stephen Murfitt shares his passion for raku and the techniques that feature in his latest book Contemporary Raku

One to Watch:
Laura Plant

Laura Plant tells us about her latest work inspired by the heritage of Stoke-on-Trent, Wedgwood and taking part in the British Ceramics Biennial

David Binns

David Binns takes us step-by-step through the processes he uses to make and glaze one of his distinctive carved vessel forms

Glaze Recipe:
Rosalie Dodds

Rosalie Dodds shares the base recipe she uses to create the surface textures on her thrown stoneware

Curator's Choice:
Anne Dressen

Anne Dressen, curator of The Flames: The Age of Ceramics chooses a stoneware medallion that pays homage to women in history