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God’s pancakes

An account about my flat, painted ceramics representing aspects of my life

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March 2021. Experiments with cushions……….

Talking to other artists, it is clear that ‘collaboration’ can mean a whole range of things, and taking the time to discuss examples of successful partnerships helped to reveal a range of possibilities. 1  Joy and Gill are keen to find […]

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January 2021. Beginnings……

In January 2021, Covid restrictions meant that Gill and Joy were to start their dialogue through zoom meetings.  The first conversation uncovered their very similar histories as creative practitioners with portfolio careers – both had periods of work in industry, […]

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February 2021. Finding shared interests……..

In order to think about similarities that might come together in their two practices, Gill and Joy set up a ‘Pinterest’ board on which to share influential ideas and artists. There was an obvious joint appreciation for textural qualities that […]

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Mud and Thread

Documenting the creative collaboration between ceramic artist Gill Bliss and textile artist Joy Merron.

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mid way through October

I’m very happy with the way these trial runs came out. They are Rocket Pots – shaped with 50’s sci fi in my mind and decorated by the elements.

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Happy pots back from the kiln

I’m overjoyed with these Rocket Pots. They were hand thrown from white stoneware clay and colours were chosen to represent the temperature at the time of decoration. Blues are cooler, yellow warm and oranges and red the warmest. The shape […]

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Work by Erna Elínbjörg Skúladóttir at European Ceramics in Context 2018, photography by Elaine Bolt
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Interviewing Sculptors

With funding from an A-N bursary I met and interviewed five sculptors working in the field of ceramics.

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Now Showing #308: The week’s top exhibitions

This week’s recommended shows include a survey of rave culture at the Saatchi Gallery, London, and a collection of ceramics at Manchester Craft and Design Centre marking the 200-year anniversary of the Peterloo Massacre.

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