Danish Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition


©Malene Hartmann Rasmussen

The work of fifteen internationally renowned ceramicists will be on display at one of the most unique houses in Brighton during Artist Open Houses 2014.

The 2014 Artist Open Houses festival will take place in Brighton, Hove and the surrounding area over the four weekends of May. One of highlights of the festival this year will be an exhibition of Danish Contemporary Ceramics at The Ceramic House, featuring fifteen acclaimed ceramicists as well as a new installation from British architectural ceramicist J Kay Aplin.

The Danish Contemporary Ceramics show will be the first themed exhibition at The Ceramic House and will feature a cross-spectrum of art forms – sculpture, installation, tableware and wall pieces – creating a significant British exhibition of Danish Contemporary Ceramics.

Ceramicists participating in the exhibition include Karen Harsbo, who recently exhibited at the acclaimed Topographies of the Obsolete at Spode Works, British Ceramics Biennial 2013, Royal College of Art graduate Malene Hartmann Rasmussen, whose beautiful surrealist work was shortlisted for the British Ceramics Biennial Award 2013 and Christin Johansson, currently in receipt of a three year development grant from the Danish Arts Council and developing the first her first piece of work specially for the show at The Ceramic House. Uniquely Johansoon works with performance and ceramics and is devising a site-specific performance installation for the basement in The Ceramic House, to be performed on the opening night.


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