Unique in a series of 3
19 x 17 x 15cm
Commissioned by QIC Global Real Estate for House of Voltaire.
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About the artwork
A unique ceramic sculpture from Australian craftsperson Alana Wilson. The ceramic features technical layering of local sand slips, oxide washes, and stoneware glazes push the limits of the materials, resulting in surfaces that highlight the compositional changes undergone in the firing – the moment between order and disorder, completion and destruction.
About the artist
Alana Wilson's work explores both primitive and contemporary aesthetics and techniques in order to embrace elements of texture and a calm tonality.
Alana Wilson (b.1989 Canberra, Australia) is an ceramicist. Recent solo exhibitions include Conditional Archaeology, Mr Kitly, Melbourne (2015); Compositions (for L.A), Jasmin Shokrian Atelier, Los Angeles (2015): Ode/Pavillion II, Brach 3D, Sydney (2015); Ode/Pavillion II, China Clay, Sydney (2015); Ode/Pavillion II, Brach 3D, Sydney (2014); Lux, Sabbia Gallery, Sydney (2014).
Studio Voltaire has been supporting artists for over twenty years, through our renowned programme of exhibitions, performances, events and education projects as well as providing affordable studios.
We have gained a reputation for championing both emerging and underrepresented artistic practices, often at key stage in the artist’s career. These have included Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Phyllida Barlow, Ruth Ewan, Elizabeth Price, Jo Spence, Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan, Richard Slee and Cathy Wilkes.
The gallery also provides an important UK platform for international artists, often providing them their first-ever presentation in the UK. These have included Nairy Baghramian, Thea Djordjadze, Nicole Eisenman, Judith Hopf, Paulina Olowska and Henrik Olesen.