13 Nov '11, 2pm

Beyond Fracking, Another Use for Marcellus Shale: #art #green

I’m actually a sculptor who’s learning about ceramics through this project, but there are many ceramicists apparently who are committed to working with materials they’ve made themselves. Clay is abundant and free for anyone who is willing to put a little effort into it. It doesn’t take a lot, and working with clay has made me realize that we’re surrounded by materials we no longer recognize, that there are incredible resources available to all of us underfoot and right outside our doors. We’ve lost a body of knowledge that civilization was built on, knowledge that gives us agency in the world. I’ve come to realize that through an understanding of what existed in their surroundings, artists in the past had a much closer relationship to their medium, and much greater control of their materials. There’s no reason artists should be buying charcoal when they can burn readily av...

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