Clay Cargo

26th September – 8th November 2015
   Diatom – Amoeba – Pollen
   Digging Deeper : Clay Cargo
   British Ceramics Biennial Stoke-on-Trent


Curated by Clayground Collective, a group of artists and writers were invited to respond to sites of historical and cultural significance centered on the clay pits and waterways around Stoke-on-Trent. Working from clay samples dug from the disused Saltwells clay pit near Dudley, Rob Kesseler examined microscopic samples of clay structures, revealing diatoms, amoebae and pollen grains normally destroyed in the firing process.

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