2+2=5

Poster with text and image of a pot

2+2=5 2=2+5 is the title of an exhibition at Not for Sale Gallery in Hackney Wick. The title is a reference to George Orwell’s use of the concept in 1984. ‘The Party’ adopts it as a fundamental tenet of belief to accustomise the people to receiving self evidently false information and eventually believing it. It…

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Vice and Virtue: the artists

Art gallery with exhibition

Vice and Virtue: the artists Vice and Virtue is a mixed media exhibition by six artists who respond in substantially different ways to the rising religiosity of contemporary social justice movements. Much of the work was made specifically for the exhibition which continues until July 26th at Ruup & Form. This posts introduces the artists…

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Pimp State

A3 Feminist Poster

Pimp State, 2021 Introduction Pimp State is both a bowl and poster. It is a dystopian feminist satire on what I imagine the State would look like under the ‘full decrim’ regime. ‘Full Decriminalisation’ refers to a proposed model of legal reform that seeks to decriminalise men who pay for sex along with all third…

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Feminist Jugs

Jugs Slab-built Nautical Sgraffito Monochrome Feminist

Feminist Jugs – Sink the Sex Trade! Feminist Jugs I love this picture of the my two new sgraffito ware jugs, photographed together, leading the fleet. Paired up like this seems to inject energy – they could almost be sailing. I’m particularly delighted with the way the handles look. They’re in the shop now. Go…

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Save Our Girls!

Tate-Modern, protest, women, feminist

Save Our Girls! Save Our Girls! Women’s protest, Tate Modern London  On Friday 27th January, 2024 a group of about 84 women gathered outside Tate Modern, London to protest the mass rapes of women in Israel, by Hamas, on October 7th 2023. The breaking of a pre-existing cease-fire by Hamas to attack Israel that day…

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A Nasty Piece of Work

Woman Shouting Bowl Feminist Ceramic

A Nasty Piece of Work We’re Women! 2021 Version 1, 38 diam x 16 high cm The bowl ‘We’re Women,’ featured in this post, is currently showing in ‘Feminist Satire, No Safe Spaces,’ @u_jazdowski Castle, Warsaw, until Oct 1st 2023 An earlier version of this piece, a fired clay ‘sketch,’ (private collection,) will also be on show…

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Berthe Morisot Exhibition

19th-Century photograph Berthe-Morisot

Berthe Morisot Exhibition Berthe Morisot: An Exhibition of her Paintings About the Artist The Dulwich Picture Gallery has staged a small exhibition of Berthe Morisot’s work focused exclusively on her paintings. Morisot came from a well to do family and was properly trained as an artist so she was able to pursue a career to…

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Feminist Satire, No Safe Spaces – Part 3

Ceramic Vase Satire Feminist Gender Sex-not-gender

Feminist Satire, No Safe Spaces – Part 3 Gender – Introduction The featured pot, Cirucs Acts, is one of 23 pots which, along with 2 huge drawings, and 3 videos are on show at Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, one of Poland’s most prestigious galleries. This my first ever solo show outside the UK. The…

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Feminist Satire, No Safe Spaces – Part 2

A3 Feminist Poster

Feminist Satire, No Safe Spaces – part 2 Introduction The featured pot, Pimp State, is one of 23 pots which, along with 2 huge drawings, and 3 videos are on show at Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, one of Poland’s most prestigious galleries. This my first ever solo show outside the UK. The…

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Feminist Satire, No Safe Spaces

Woman Standing Text Feminist Satire

Feminist Satire, No Safe Spaces   Opening Night Ujazdowski Castle Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, July 7th 2023.  Here are a couple of favourite photos from the opening. It is a huge honour to be showing my pots in such a prestigious museum and in such an art-serious city like Warsaw. I owe thanks to…

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