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'The Beauty of Mended Ceramics' at BachmannEckenstein in Basel, Switzerland

Currently on display at BachmannEckenstein JapaneseArt in Basel, Switzerland is the exhibit "The Beauty of Mended Ceramics" featuring Kintsugi ("golden joinery"), the 15th and 16th century Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with a lacquer resin sprinkled with powdered gold. The Smithsonian's website has a good writeup of the technique, explaining that it became [...]

Terroir Illustrated in 'Drawn from Clay' at 'Pioneers of Change' on Governors Island

Photographs: Raphael Brion
Here's another exhibit at "Pioneers of Change on Governors Island in New York City (running through this weekend) that's worth checking out: "Drawn from Clay" by designers Nadine Sterk and Lonny van Ryswyck Atelier NL in which they explored the fields and meticulously documented the particularities of the soil in the Noordoostpolder area [...]

Plate Repair and Reinvention by Lotte Dekker at 'Pioneers of Change' on Governors Island

Photographs: Raphael Brion
Last week we wrote about the "Go Slow Cafe" at the "Pioneers of Change" exhibit on Governors Island in New York City (that continues over the coming weekend, Fri-Sun), and here's something else we thought we should bring to your attention: Designer Lotte Dekker's ceramic work as part of Platform 21's "Repair house." [...]

+/- Hot Plate by Ami Drach and Dov Ganchrow

From Designboom's Dining in 2015 Competition 2008 comes the +/- Hot Plate, designed by Ami Drach and Dov Ganchrow. The plates combine ceramics and technology, adding silk-screened gold and amorphic metal films to the humble plate: "Users simply have to hook up the plate to an electrical source and the current will run through [...]

Giant Ice Cream Sandwiches at Dean Project, Long Island City, New York [food art]

"Eat your heart out", closeup, Timothy Berg and Rebekah Myers
Currently on display at the Dean Project in Long Island City is All Good Things…, the first New York solo exhibition and collaborative project by Timothy Berg and Rebekah Myers.

“Between a rock”, Timothy Berg and Rebekah Myers
The exhibition is composed of four separate parts inhabiting the [...]

The Global Economic Crisis Mug [food art]

Available for purchase from the Aquarium L-13 in London is the Global Economic Crisis Mug by STOT21stCplanB. The mug is from a line of hand-decorated teapots, cups and saucers, and jugs called the "New Austerity Range." The website informs us that "STOT21stCplanB have no formal training in the art of ceramics." £40.00!

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