This collection’s original intention stems from my belief that every expression of life comes from our primary matrix, the Earth, and consequently, clay.
With that in mind, I felt the need to incorporate organic matter into the mineral body of my ceramic vessels. And thus, I toyed with all organic elements I could find: the hair of my dogs, Alma and Gypsy, a hen’s feathers, grass, beeswax, and raw materials accumulated in the workshop. Armed with all these treasures and following mainly my intuition and not my thinking, I ventured into this unconventional project.
This game reminds me of a quote by Shoji Hamada, a well-known Japanese ceramist: ’Having spent part of my life learning my craft, I can finally spend the rest forgetting it.