Rust Series 2 | By Nadire Gokmen

Rust Series 2 | By Nadire Gokmen

Details

Casted buff stoneware

Each: H. 5.5 x W. 5.5 x D. 2.7 cm

 

From left to right:

Rust 032 £85

Rust 033 £85

Rust 034 £85

Rust 035 £85

Four together: £320

 

 

About Nadire Gokmen

Fascinated by both materials and surface, my process led practice is inspired byobservations of our man made, material environment.

 

The urban landscape issimultaneously dotted with traces of our presence in, and separation from nature. Orange hues that stream the exteriors of steel, to darkened stains on a wallthat suggest the recurring passage of water exist now, as traces, that physically display an action or the progression of time.

 

The creation of the collection, Rust Print, was prompted by a desire to not justmimic these traces but to physically capture them.Rust Print, is a slip casting process that has been developed to allow the rusted surface of steel to be directly transferred onto clay. Existing both in sheet and tube form the steel is used asan intermediate material to capture both the human movement of an urban en-vironment and the effects of weathering that accompany. The objects are then slip cast from the steel with the aid of a part plaster mould. The clay is high fired,turning rusts ephemeral patina into a permanent trace on the clay body. Hungon the wall, the objects elevate these mundane marks, highlighting both theirexistence and otherwise overlooked beauty.

 

Nadire Gokmen graduated with a degree in Three Dimensional Design from Manchester School of Art in 2020. We are thrilled to have announced her as the winner of our Thrown Contemporary Ceramics Award at New Designers 2020.

 

 

Delivery Options

Delivery to Mainland UK within 5 working days.

International delivery available at competitive rates, delivered in 7-10 working days.

 

 

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If for any reason you are not happy with your purchase, we offer a full refund for any returns within 14 days from purchase.

    £320.00Price