THE MOTOR
October 16th 2013
Fake histories

StephenBirdrabbit

|The main reason to jump from painting to clay was that ceramics carried no prejudice of expectations. Someone gave the former painter a bag of clay and he spent a summer firing pieces in his domestic fireplace. He then started with vessels and figures: “my ceramic works locate themselves in an invented world where dissonant cultural idioms come together to form a language I call ‘Industrial Sabotage.” Ceramics Stephen Bird

The main reason to jump from painting to clay was that ceramics carried no prejudice of expectations. Someone gave the former painter a bag of clay and he spent a summer firing pieces in his domestic fireplace. He then started with vessels and figures: “my ceramic works locate themselves in an invented world where dissonant cultural idioms come together to form a language I call ‘Industrial Sabotage.” Ceramics Stephen Bird

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