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Progenis Series 2013 by Sharyn Dingeldei

Progenis Series  2013


The development of the Progenis Series of nestling undulating forms, explores the concept of lineage and relationship coupled with the tactility of clay. These are the ‘offspring’ of previous work, Dura Mater. 

The exploration of finding unique ways to express the beauty and spiritual essence of family by creating the illusion of atmosphere and mood has led to this body of work.

In making these pieces I have to handle the clay when wet and later polish the unglazed surface to a silky finish. The action of this work on the clay echoes the guiding hands that nurture, protect, ease, support, caress…..