Claire Ellis— 'Dark Side of the Moon', 2023 Sculptural Vessel
A wheel-thrown lidded vessel inspired by the aesthetics of fossil fuels, created to hold the intangible. This sculpture is not food safe though could be used for the storage of precious things. *This vessel has sharp glaze craters and must be handled with care
Claire Ellis (She/Her), Naarm/Melbourne. Claire's former career as a chef influences her work through a focus on raw materials and experimentation. Her research focuses on incorporating transformed 'waste' materials into her work including glass, plastic, eggshells, ceramic sink trap waste, broken ceramics and rock by-products. Her current art practice explores avenues for environmentalism, activism and catharsis in ceramics.
Materials: mid-fired reclaim, reclaimed crater glaze, recycled glass
Dimensions: approx. 29 x 29 x 29cm