In Logatec, southeast of Slovenia’s capital, I have collected 4 different clays. Only one stands high temperatures, but it has one mayor fault. It contains very small particles of charcoal-like material. And because clay itself is very plastic and consists of finest of clay particles it is also a very closed clay body. The organic […]
Vabilo: prodajna razstava Slovenske gline Keramike pozivamo k udeležbi prodajne razstave Slovenske gline, ki bo spremljevalni dogodek krovnemu projektu Katalog slovenskih glin. S tem želimo vzpodbuditi avtorje k uporabi in raziskovanju slovenskih glin. Prodajna razstava Slovenske gline bo potekala 18. maja 2018 v atriju Magušarjeve hiše v Radovljici med 10. in 18. uro. Vabimo vas, […]
Geology of south Istria is similar than geology of Karst. Calcium carbonates as limestone deteriorates into red clay. It is everywhere an very red, though the texture is a little different than Karst’s. I went to collect it to the beach. There is some directly on the beach where we swim in the summer. That […]
For a long time I have wanted to try one or two months in isolation for the sole purpose: focused creativity and work. So I packed my clay and tools and went to south tip of Istria, where my parents own a weekend house. House is situated in a small settlement of about 10 houses, […]
We hosted Felix Giron from Wandering Art Tea Academy on January 24th, who presented beautiful Chinese tea ceremony. We tested 4 different teas and tried our skills at preparing and serving tea. Thank you Felix and to many more warm gatherings like that!
Last week I asked people for help with clay processing. Amazingly 20 people volunteered – 2 ladies even came after we finished with everything, asking if there is some thing to help with left. Together with 2 babies, one dog and my cat, we have been processing clays for three days and at the end […]