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Ceramic Review Issue 319

January/February 2023

Ceramic Review Issue 319

January/February 2023

Contents...
News:

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

Profile:
Perfection in imperfection
- Isabel Andrews

Isabel Andrews discovers how, by manipulating 3D clay printed forms, Nico Conti is finding success out of failure

Gallery:

CR’s pick of the crop of current ceramic exhibitions

Potters on pots:
- Ruta Bartkeviciute

Ruta Bartkeviciute’s ceramics are influenced by folk art and the traditions of her native Lithuania, in particular the work of Lithuanian artist Valdemaras Manomaitis

Seasonal book shop:

Ceramic Review’s top books for the ceramic lover in your life this Christmas

Potter's Secrets:
- Jane Cox

Jane Cox shares the processes and techniques she uses to throw and decorate a commemorative charger

Heritage:
Pathways in clay
- Katharina Klug & Tomoo Hamada

Two artists from pottery families, Katherina Klug and Tomoo Hamada, met to discuss their practices and the differences in ceramics in Japan and the UK

Profile:
Building new traditions
- Jessica Browne

CR’S Jessica Browne spoke to ceramicist Maxwell Mustardo to find out more about his contemporary works inspired by ancient traditions

Environment:
Clean and green ceramics
- Dr Wendy Gers

Operating a sustainable ceramics business is a challenging task. Dr Wendy Gers discusses how to turn inspiration and good intentions into action, accountability, and success

One to Watch:
Fergus Byron-Low

Winner of the Ceramic Review Initiative Award at New Designers, Fergus Byron-Low tells us about his site-specific work inspired by the landscape

Curator's Choice:
- Kate Cadman

Kate Cadman from the Coalport China Museum in Ironbridge, has chosen an item that tells the story of ordinary people with extraordinary skills