"The Lot collection was inspired by the biblical story of Lot's wife who froze and became a pillar of salt after she looked back at Sodom. Influenced by the desert environment, rock formation and sandy dunes, the notion of time and movement is represented by Colour. Marbled slab techniques and the combination of different types of clay are used to enhance the experience of the complex geometries and silhouettes."
Oriel Zinaburg was born in Tel Aviv Israel. He studied fine art at the Bezalel Academy for Fine Art & Design in Jerusalem when he was awarded the Eileen Gray Scholarship to complete his education at the Architectural Association School of Architecture in London. Practicing as an architect for several years, Oriel kept his passion to creating art and especially working with ceramics.
Hand-built mixed stoneware, glaze
H. 54 x w. 50 x d. 50 cm
'Driven by line and form, my work usually starts as a drawing which is translated into clay and shaped by many unconnected influences.
'Taking the utilitarian and reimagining it into something which is functional yet ornate, exploring the idea of industrial fragility.
'Created with intuitive intention, each piece is to be used ritualistically.'
Karl Sebastian studied Fine Art Sculpture at the University of Brighton, where he was taught to work in a multitude of materials. He currently lives and works in London.
Vases in varying sizes, including:
Wheel-thrown stoneware, H. 14 x dia. 20 cm
Wheel-thrown stoneware, H. 19.5 x dia. 11 cm
Wheel-thrown stoneware, H. 12.5 x dia. 9 cm