Wednesday, March 12, 2008

the silver thong

In the years of 1994/5 I had a studio at the Chocolate Factory in Lismore. My work there was about Archcerart (Architectural and Ceramic Art). I was offering custom made /designed tiles. While there I organised and curated the exhibition Let's Clay With Fire. It was a major coup to attract all the best ceramists from the Northern Rivers into one show. The Chocolate Factory had an exhibition space as well as a number of artist studios. There was a silversmith there Juan Hoft who I commissioned to copy the ceramic thongs in metal; silver and brass alloy. These were packaged in a new design matchbox with a copperplate etching cover and sold as multiples along with the slowly decreasing supply of the ceramic version.

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