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Slow Burn

Exhibitions6th August, 2010

The Craft & Design Collective presents SLOW BURN a contemporary ceramic/clay exhibition curated by ceramic artist Gail Mahon in response to the theme ‘Slow’.

The Craft & Design Collective presents SLOW BURN, an exhibition of ceramics curated by ceramic artist Gail Mahon.

Preview: 6-8pm, Thursday 5 August 2010.

SLOW BURN showcases some beautiful and thoughtful work in celebration of clay as a material and it's legacy of endurance and journey. The exhibition will explore clay as a material, its endurance and the legacy of time - historically, culturally and physically.  A material so instantly visceral in its reaction to touch, manipulation and application from domestic vessel to the architectural, each Artist/Designer/Maker  works in a different way with this material, and explores the challenge it presents.  A preview will ll take place from 6-8pm on Thursday, 5 August.

Featured Artist/Designer/Makers include Adam Frew, Brigitta Seck, Cormac Boydell, Deirdre Hawthorne, Derek Wilson, Gail Mahon, Michael Moore and Rory Shearer, Shane Porter, Mary Pearson, Anne O'Neill and Claire Muckian. 

Visitors to the exhibition will also be asked to vote for their favourite piece and a 'People's Prize Award' of £500 will be presented to the winning Artist/Designer/Maker.
The 'People's Prize Award is sponsored by Ulster Ceramics www.ulsterceramics.com and the Craft & Design Collective.

Download your guide to August Craft Month 10 >Space CRAFT is the Craft and Design Collective's Shop/Gallery/Exhibition Area, up the escalator at The Fountain Centre, College Street, Belfast. Opening hours are Monday to Saturday, 10.30am to 5.30pm.

 

Where: 9b The Fountain Centre, College Street, Belfast, BT1 6ET

Venue: Space CRAFT

This event starts: 6th August, 2010

This event ends: 28th August, 2010

How To Take Part:

Contact the Craft and Design Collective on +44 (0)28 9032 9342 / email info@craftanddesigncollective.com or visit www.craftanddesigncollective.com

Costs: Free Admission

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