Taming Fire in Kohila

David Jones / artist and writer / 2015 Fire provides us with warmth and security and the power to change matter, but it also has destructive potential. These aspects of technology have been nurtured by the Kohila International Ceramics Symposium as a possibility for creating contemporary art; 2015 is its 15th anniversary. This is a …

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Enchanted by Fire

2015 marks 15 years from the beginning of the Kohila International Ceramics Symposium in Estonia. All the symposia have been conducted in Kohila, at the Tohisoo Manor, and have centered on a unique anagama-type wood-burning ceramic kiln in the manor park, which is one of the largest of its kind in the Baltics. During the symposia, the participants produce large-scale ceramic …

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Conversation about the exhibition Enchanted by Fire

Laura Põld / artist and writer / 2015 Conversation with Pekka Paikkari, curator of Enchanted by Fire and ceramicist Ingrid Allik. Pekka Paikkari, what were the criteria for selecting the works for the exhibition? Since the collection includes about twice as many works. When seeing the collection at Tohisoo Manor, what provided the greatest impulse …

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