‘Relic’ is a celebration of clay itself, a medium that transcends epochs and civilizations. Despite being an unassuming material, clay holds an inexhaustible reservoir of potential, offering limitless creative possibilities.
These sculptural pieces – both vessel and wall hanging – seek to honour this remarkable material, recognizing it as a true relic of human creativity.
Stark lines and calculated angles amplify the interplay of geometry and form. These geometric elements represent a fundamental aspect of human expression. A testament to our inherent desire to understand and manipulate the world around us through shape and structure. With oscillating fins, the sculpture explores the intricate relationship between the medium's organic nature and stark precision of geometry and line.
The wall hanging, on the other hand, seeks to bring this dialogue into the realm of contemplation, serving as a reminder of the unbreakable bond between clay and form.
Both works invite reflection on the profound connection between humanity, art, and the limitless potential of clay—an eternal relic shaping generations of creatives past, present and future."
Vase: 12 cm (H) x 17 cm (W) x 17 cm (D), ⌀11
Wall Piece: 45 cm (H) x 16 cm (W) x 7 cm (D)
*all measurements are approximate
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about the artist
Theodosius Ng 黄振康 (they/he) is a queer Chinese ceramic artist based in Naarm (Melbourne). They come from a background in visual arts, music, visual merchandising, styling, interior design, and decoration.
Ng’s ceramic practice began in 2006 and employs wheel throwing, hand building and experimental glazing techniques. They are passionate about cross-disciplinary practices and tactility in materiality. They are visually drawn to brutalism, religious architecture, sacredness in geometry and the natural world.