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'Ready Salted' work by Monika Debus

25th of June - 18th of July

Monika makes two-tone slab-built stoneware vessels which are low salt-fired in a reduction atmosphere.

She says about her work:

"My particular kind of stoneware differs from that of my peers as it concentrates firstly on painting, and secondly on the vessel and its form, and therefore I complement the simplicity of my painting with a basic slab building technique. I have never been attracted to complicated things and that is maybe why I like to leave things to chance. The low-salt-firing allows me to obtain subtle surfaces and colours."

The pieces are fired once in a gas kiln to 1140°C in a reduced atmosphere.

Monika’s work is an attractive mix of bold abstraction and organic shapes with a strong contemporary feel and a real presence.

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