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ceramic momentum - Staging the object

– Staging the Object

11 May – 3 November 2019

What is happening internationally in the world of ceramics right now? CLAY offers some answers in this exhibition that displays around 100 striking works by 23 ceramists from the United States, Canada, Japan, Norway, Sweden and Denmark.

In sculptures, jars, objects and tableaux the ceramicists, in their various ways, clarify how contemporary ceramics is positioning itself in an online, digital world and it examines the relation between the prevalent visual culture and the material-based ceramic object.

The exhibition title and its spectacular scenography is inspired by this exchange and staging of images and objects that take place on social media today. For the exhibition, a catalog has been published which can be purchased by visiting CLAY or by sending an email to The introductory price of the catalog is DKK 250, –

The participated artists are:
Anders Ruhwald (DK), Turi Heisselberg Pedersen (DK), Carl Emil Jacobsen (DK), Mia E. Göransson (SE), Ole Jensen (DK), Takuro Kuwata (JP), Pernille Pontoppidan Pedersen (DK), Matt Wedel (US), Christina Schou Christensen (DK), Bente Skjøttgaard (DK), Linda Sormin (CA/TH), Morten Løbner Espersen (DK), Gitte Jungersen (DK), Karen Bennicke (DK), Steen Ipsen (DK) Anne Tophøj (DK), Marianne Krumbach (DK), Marianne Nielsen (DK), Marit Tingleff (NO), Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl (DK), Nils Erichsen Martin (NO), Anton Alvarez (SE/CH) og Michael Geertsen (DK)

The exhibition is curated by Copenhagen Ceramics, the exhibition platform run by Martin Bodilsen Kaldahl, Bente Skjøttgaard and Steen Ipsen.

Exhibition architect: Johan Carlson, JAC Studios.
Graphic identity & typeface design: A2/SW/HK

The exhibition is generous supported by