Grounding Practice: Phoebe Collings-James

Delve into the process of Phoebe Collings-James’ ceramics practice.

In this Grounding Practice episode, the ceramicist and multi-disciplinary artist takes us on a meditative journey through their moulding, shaping, glazing and painting of clay. We visit Collings-James’ studio to learn about the tools and conceptual foundations behind this art form and how they materialise in their work.

Spoken word plays an integral role in Collings–James' work. Listen to a recent poem prepared for the Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art Journal, as part of a special focus on Beverly Buchanan.

About Grounding Practice

    This film is a digital iteration of Somerset House Studios' rolling programme of workshops, presentations, conversations, and peer-to-peer meet-ups, as a resource shaped by and for creative practitioners and critical thinkers.

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