| ||Most artisans work in a
particular material using making processes they’ve spent many hours
perfecting. The objects they make
In this project, artist Peter Heywood has done the exact opposite. He’s made the same everyday object, a teapot, over and over again, in “unsuitable” materials that he’s had little or no prior experience in using.
It’s taken him into uncharted territory on the making front, calling on him to be adventurous, devise innovative solutions, learn new skills and push boundaries.
Please click on the images in the above matrix to follow the wild journey of discovery that lies behind this display.
Peter Heywood is a mature student doing a BA in Contemporary Craft at Plymouth College of Art. He’s won a couple of competitions for public art in Plymouth.