ENERGY WELL



A WELL OF ENERGY; A MEMORY OF DESPAIR
2023-24
Glazed ceramic, water, limestone, mined clay, grog, sand, porcelain slip, epoxy, plywood, burnt mosquitos, paper, pump, cement, latex, tubing, copper, tile adhesive, grout, commercial brick, soil, cow dung, 3D-printed raw-earth and fiber figurines, 3D printed clay figurines
8’ x 14’ x 5’

Installation collaboration with the Natural Materials Lab + Penmai Chongtoua



3D printed figurines by Penmai Chongtoua rest in caves in the ceramic basin


THIS WORK IS PART OF THE REFLECTIONS ON TRANSCORPOREAL FEMENISM PROJECT AT THE NATURAL MATERIALS LAB AT COLUMBIA GSAPP


Acknowledgements

Columbia GSAPP - funding support and in-kind logistics
Columbia South Asia Institute - funding support
Columbia Global Center Mumbai - funding support 
Art Ichol - Fabrication and production residency (Ambica Beri, Ron Hjertstedt, Raja Bhaiya, Sandee Lohami, Ravi Kumar, Milan Singh, Ramesh Chandra, Pappu Chorshya)
Indian Ceramics Triennale - curatocial guidance + exhibition platform

Ashish Sabharwal - Materials sourcing New Delhi 

Installation support - Madhav Mehta, Devi Ganguly, Manu Singh, Megha Mittal, Reppandee Lepcha
Kenny Sale - Videography + Photography, Production Manager, Fabrication Support, Ceramic research support 
Carol Yuan + Lolo Derderer - Ceramic research support + glaze testing

Kate Perez - Digital rendering
Dr. Olga Beatrice Carcassi - Technical and scientific senior lab researcher for 3D printed figurines
Trella Lopez - Social media and press for the Natural Materials Lab
Yuna Li - website and photography for the Natural Materials Lab

John Wilkes - Flowform International + inventor of Flowforms
Ian Trousdell - Flowforms International 


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