San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
The RIBA would like to invite you to an afternoon of events as part of the British Ceramics Biennial. The festival will present work from the UK’s leading contemporary ceramic artists in a series of new exhibitions and special events across the city.
Following the success of the last Biennial in 2011, the festival will again take over the spectacular China Hall at the original Spode factory site in Stoke town. In addition to the FRESH exhibition showcasing the best of the current crop of UK ceramics graduates, there will be a strong international flavour with work on display from Scandinavia.
In the city centre the prestigious AWARD exhibition will return to The Potteries Museum and Art Gallery with a special award of £10,000 for one of the selected artists displaying exceptional creativity in their work
The programme for the day;
12.00pm Johnsons Tiles Harewood Street Tunstall, Stoke on Trent, ST6 5JZ,
Tour of factory and buffet lunch hosted by Johnsons Tiles.
2.30pm Spode Factory BCB Elenora Street Stoke on Trent ST4 1JB.
3.00pm Ceramics in architecture - talks by:
Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios - Middleport pottery site
Alexis Harrison and Peter Webb from Arup - Architectural ceramics
Peter Ayres Peter Ayres from Beep Studio & University of Kent
(Formerly project architect at Heatherwick Studio) Talking about ceramic crafts for
Tickets are £12.50 each and architecture students are free of charge.
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