Tutor Rachel CHEUNG had read an article about patterns written by the Japanese philosopher Soetsu Yanagi. It is mentioned that when people turn some elements of nature, such as plants, into patterns, this becomes meaningful and beautiful, a new creation. This workshop holds the concept of Yanagi’s philosophy, the tutor leads the students firstly on hand-building techniques, and then the applications of different decorative techniques and brings the nature or beautiful elements into their pottery.
* Students must bring their own aprons to lessons.
CHEUNG Wai Sze Rachel
Rachel CHEUNG Wai-sze was born and is based in Hong Kong. After graduating from the Bachelor of Arts (Fine Art) programme jointly presented by the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology University, Australia and Hong Kong Art School in 2001, with a major in ceramics, she obtained a Master degree in Fine Arts (Glass) from the University of Sunderland and another Master degree in Fine Art from the Middlesex University in the UK. Rachel was a winner of the ‘Hong Kong Art Biennial Exhibition 2001’. In 2002, she won the ‘Artists in the Neighbourhood Scheme II’ award. Rachel was invited to participate in the International Biennale of Contemporary Ceramics 2006 in Vallauris, France; and the Setouchi Triennale 2016, Japan, Fukutake House Project. Her artworks are collected by Hong Kong Museum of Art, Hong Kong Heritage Museum and Taiwan Yingge Ceramics Museum.
24/11/2020 – 29/12/2020 (Tue)
2:30pm – 5:00pm