Thursday, February 12, 2009

Coming Up

As we all come to terms with the horrific bushfires in Victoria, issues of climate change and the environment once again come to the fore, as they so rightfully should.

Members of the ceramic community, working in a field that is not exactly renowned for its 'green' practises, are looking into ways to decrease the negative impact of ceramic processes on the environment.

The first step taken by ceramic artist Lene Kuhl Jakobsen is the purchase of carbon credits to offset the emmissions created in the firing of works for her upcoming exhibition at Pan Gallery. It is a beginning and definately a step in the right direction.

edaphic* north is a response to land and place. Last year Lene spent seven weeks at The Erik Nyholm Studio in Denmark, near to where she grew up. Her upcoming exhibition explores connections with land (edaphic refers to the soil) and memories, as well as her concerns for the environment.

We are looking forward to Lene's show at Pan Gallery and will post more regarding her work in the not to distant future.
edaphic* north
new ceramics by Lene Kuhl Jakobsen
13 - 26 March 2009
Opening 12 March 6-8pm

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