© 2019 by Emily McGregor

All images Emily McGregor unless otherwise stated

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.