The Haptic Dimension of Ceramic Practice: Ways of Knowing
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This research examines how streams of tacit knowledge and sensory awareness have impacted Australia’s approach to ceramic making. Through a combination of creative practice and exegesis, the investigation considers how experiential knowledge amassed over time builds a visual, cognitive and sensual vocabulary that becomes embodied as a visceral form of making. A form of making and awareness that entered Australian ceramic studio practice from China, Japan, Korea and Britain primarily during the 1940s–1960s.