Linda Swanson




Processes of change, formation and dissolution are integral to my approach to ceramics. I work with installations of raw ceramic materials such as crystalline salts, metallic compounds, and expansive clay minerals that transform with water in cycles of absorption and desiccation, evaporation and precipitation. Through firing I explore the interaction of molten colorants layered in crystalline glaze as temporal embedments of conflicting thermal processes. I’m interested in how these material processes, their forms and effects, have affinities with both landscape and the body; how experiential encounters with raw and fired ceramic materials can implicate our sense of temporality and corporeality; and how, when situated publicly as events with community participation, they can draw attention to issues of sites and their interpretation.

Info

Nom
Linda Swanson

Activité
artiste

Pays, région
Canada

Site web
http://www.lindaswansonstudio.com/

Biographie
Swanson_cv_2015

Documents
PalpableVision
CeramicDissolution
CeramicReview_Infestation