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Vietnam: “This picture shows how they prepare the clay by putting it onto the wall to dry before using it,” says van Bleiswijk. “You mix it, make it a bit more dry, and then press it or put it on a potter’s wheel. You can see the handprints in these pieces. It reminds me a bit of the Antony Gormley installation ‘Field,’ made up of tens of thousands of clay dolls.”