High-Fire porcelain with ceramic decals. Cut and polished. A fascination with Bruxism, or teeth grinding, and Pica, the eating disorder where the sufferer has an appetite for 'in-edible' substances. 2015.
Intimacy Sincerity Atrocity
Suburban Glitch. Preservation and Fertilization. 2014-2015.
A rotting lunch box made from your grandmother's blanket. 2015.
Images are from a 12-page publication made for my End-exam Thesis Exhibition from the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in 2012. The publication was produced in collaboration with Remy Valton and Nora Halpern and partially-funded with Kickstarter.
I answered: "Yes, I'm building a craft that will take the human spirit to unknown waters." Here are my reflections, the reflections of a swimmer. F.T. Marinetti The Manifesto of Tactilism
Crystal Radios (Earth Sounds)
Pyrite Crystal and 'Fox-Hole' Radios. Lawn furniture antennas and custom porcelain hardware. 2014-2015.
Expanding Foam Glaze, sliced with a brick saw. Parasitic graffiti cups. Break and *Snap. 2010-2013.
Peruvain Moche Stirrup Pottery, Jack-In-The-Box Fast Food, Gloryholes. 2010-2015.
Ben Rogers' Apple
A collection of work made during a three-month residncy at the European Keramic Work Centre in Oisterwijk, NL
I thought I knew mold making but got some master leasons while at the EKWC
Constipation aboard the Starship Enterprise
These are press molded forms from plaster that had been CNC milled in the of a 'Little Trees' air freshener blow up 1000%
Part of a publication of crawling glaze recipes that will be published in spring 2016.
Bubbles Chia pet
1/3 scale of Jeff Koons' porcelain Michael Jackson and Bubbles