Collection Cornwall 2.0

May, 2015

In 2010, I travelled to Cornwall to research into the extensive influence of the mining industry onto the landscape. While visiting twelve different mines I collected samples of the residu from the porcelain, copper an tin industries. The samples formed the base material for a ceramic paint that can be used to color porcelain.

In 2014 I made another field trip to Cornwall and now the collection is complete; all five different mines are represented in different objects. New to the collection are bowls in silver ore and a spoon colored with lead ore.
The color samples showing newly developed colors derived from residues collected during the first and second trip to Cornwall. The base materials are applied in their original state, representing the different natural resources and mines. After this the most interesting colors are mixed with each other to develop a complete color palette per raw material.

 

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