Squash Series

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These pieces give the illusion that the soft cushion has managed to mould the hard clay as it presses around it. The clay was moulded whilst in its wet state before firing to give this illusion of a rock being compressed by fabric. This idea provokes us to consider that even something as soft as water can wear away rock.

Everyone unavoidably has existential concerns. This issue is explored by the way that the clay appears to be protected by its soft and warm backing which links to the protection of a child in the womb. This is further emphasised by the sexual connotations represented by the hard clay’s protrusion into the soft cushion.

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