Brooklyn-based Chris Wolston just got back from a year in Medellin, Colombia, where he was living on a Fulbright grant. The premise of his investigation there was to find inspiration through observing manual and manufactured modes of production — comparing, for example, the techniques and materials used in traditional Colombian pottery to those of an industrial terra cotta brick factory. The body of work shown here investigates the relational value of materials, including furniture pieces made with clay from that brick factory.
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Brooklyn-based Chris Wolston just got back from a year in Medellin, Colombia, where he was living on a Fulbright grant. The premise of his investigation there was to find inspiration through observing manual and manufactured modes of production — comparing, for example, the techniques and materials used in traditional Colombian pottery to those of an industrial terra cotta brick factory. The body of work shown here investigates the relational value of materials, including furniture pieces made with clay from that brick factory.