Lauren Nauman's porcelain work explores the possibilities the material offers. The final form of the artwork is left to chance as the fabrication process Lauren uses only allows for a certain amount of control. Lauren then embellishes the artwork with brass elements giving it a sleek and impeccable finish.
Lauren Nauman’s work explores the boundaries within clay through experimental processes. The work starts with the industrial methods of slip-casting in plaster moulds, used in non-traditional ways. An Additive method creates pieces with minimal amounts of clay. The suggestions of vessels start out as straight cages of wet clay and through the power of the kiln’s heat and the pyroplasticity of the clay, they move like fabric to evolve into a wire-like sculpture that still holds the materiality of porcelain. Due to this process, the final form of each piece stems from minute details in the making, but mostly depends on chance. Nauman holds an MA in ceramics and Glass from the Royal Coll ...