melo clay Catalin Filip
Hastings, United Kingdom (UK)
I make sculptural ceramic lamps and vessels that are inspired by the natural response of raw clay under the force of gravity. I bend, pull and stretch the material and I’m interested in capturing and retaining these shapes and the fluidity of the clay in a stone-like finished form.
The dynamics of the folds and the bends make the form to appear natural and effortless (as if they were formed by elements). I start with simple shapes, cylinders and tubes rolled from slabs which I bend and hang ...
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