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Sipping Ceremony

Pigmented porcelain, glaze, glass, magnets, electrolumenescent cable, melamine.  2014. Photo: EG Schempf

The conept for this piece was inspired by the traditional tea ceremony of Japan. My interpretation has taken a lot of liberties but the underlying motif is the same: the development of a sacred space with dedicated implements used to fulfill highly specific functions. 

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