The crinkle bag is actually a 70s product from Japan . That was news to me . The designer Makoto Komatsu has done many, many other things, mainly in porcelain , you've probably come across before .
Londoner ceramicist Julian Stair's latest project 'Quietus : The vessel, death and the human body' is a lottery funded commission for mima, middlesbrough institute of modern art www.visitmima.com , now moving to the National Museum Cardiff www.museumwales.ac.uk . I have assisted Julian for a few weeks on the project and published an interview with him in the New Ceramics Magazine , Issue 6/12 !
Deadline : February 17th , 2013
Nassauische Sparkasse awards its 2013 ceramic talents prize .
Topic : The figure – Sculpture in ceramics
Information and downloads : http://www.keramikmuseum.de/e572/index_ger.html