I’m inspired by the making process itself. I build using the pinch and coil technique, stretching and pushing the clay out and guiding it in again until the forms begin to develop their own dynamic and a certain trajectory is suggested, until in a sense, myself and the material are co-creating and I’m making decisions without realising I’m making decisions. And what starts out as something personal to me inevitably becomes quite universal, it becomes just something very human. The bulges and hollows of the forms develop a psychological and emotional resonance, an organic familiarity and sense of natural balance, that has a presence that one can relate to.
Life is mysterious in a way so for me making is an investigation into that. An investigation into being part of a bigger rhythm.