Jessica Martins and José Alberto Bahia

Brumadinho-Minas Gerais

Jessica Martins e José Alberto Bahia

The pair of ceramists Jessica Martins and José Alberto Bahia, search for the shapes for their ceramics in Brazilian fruits and seeds. From these they make a mould which is then used to copy the piece in white clay. After an initial firing in an electric oven, a homemade colour of minerals or ash is applied. For a better end result, a small layer of iron oxide is applied to the outside of the piece, which returns to the oven where it is fired at a high temperature. Beautiful pieces that differ in originality and colours.

* Workshop recognized with the 1st place in the category "Authorial Object" of the Museum of Brazilian Objects , in its 5a. Awards (2016).

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