Silver Lining – Honor Freeman

Thoughts of preserving, measuring and marking time’s passing occupy the work during the making. There is a correlation between actions and gestures used when engaging with objects and those used during the process of making that informs the work.

Still lives and objects evolve from well-worn expressions and phrases, the metaphor of half full and half empty is ever present, along with ideas of the rising and receding tide and the metaphors and idioms associated with humans trying to contain it, measure it and stay afloat of it

Using the mimetic qualities of clay via the making process of slipcasting, the work interacts with ideas of liquid made solid. The porcelain casts echo the original objects; the liquid slip becomes solid and forms a precise memory of a past form – a ghost.

Liquid made solid.

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Silver Lining – Honor Freeman