loam lumen II

the harsh surface of clay dried by time and the elements reveals golden wabi sabi beauty

drawing, sculpture

2015

wood, clay, glass, LED

71 x 41 x 7 cm

Photos 1 and 2: Alice Wesley-Smith

A expressive drawing of clay applied to glass is left to ripen, cure and crack in elemental exposure. The introduction of a light source creates a different potential from this weathering: a marriage of opposites, wet to dry, clear to opaque, solid to fragile, is harshly beautiful when lit from within. From a series of 3. 

© 2019 by Emily McGregor

All images Emily McGregor unless otherwise stated