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Wayward Walks at The British Ceramics Biennial, 2015

FRANCIS, Anna (2015) Wayward Walks at The British Ceramics Biennial, 2015. [Show/Exhibition]

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In 2015 Anna Francis was commissioned, by The British Ceramics Biennial to complete a series of site-specific performative ‘Wayward Walks’ around the Spode Factory site, plus lead a group of participants in a plant and clay printing workshop, as a way of discussing the historical importance of the Spode Factory, particularly in relation to innovations in printmaking for ceramics.
Francis drew on research into the Victorian Language of Flowers, to explore the factory site in relation to its current deindustrialised state, while exploring the and discussing the signficance of the factory particularly in relation to the underglaze printing techniques developed by Josiah Spode on the site.

Item Type: Show/Exhibition
Uncontrolled Keywords: Art and walking, walking artist, ceramic printing, ceramics, clay, site-specific art, site-specific performance, regeneration, post-industrial
Faculty: School of Creative Arts and Engineering > Art and Design
Event Title: British Ceramics Biennial 2015
Event Location: Spode Factory, Stoke-on-Trent, England.
Event Dates: 26 Sept - 8 Nov 2015
Depositing User: Anna FRANCIS
Date Deposited: 12 Apr 2019 14:27
Last Modified: 12 Apr 2019 14:27

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