Burn Baby Burn, Art Month Sydney talks about the rise of contemporary ceramics. Credit: Emily Hunt, Doctrine of Eternal Recurrence, 2014. Courtesy of the artist and The Commercial Gallery, Sydney. Photo by Brenton McGeachie.
It is not surprising as part of this year’s Art Month Sydney, ceramics was going to be a topic of discussion. The festival’s artistic Director Glenn Barkley, who has recently come to the medium himself as an artist and is a member of the Claypool studio collective, openly admitted that his curatorial position allowed him to indulge his interests.