Issue No. 350, September 2018
Four Auroville ceramic artists showcase their works in India’s first Ceramics Triennale called ‘Breaking Ground’. Jaipur, August 31st. “On behalf of the Jawahar Kala Kendra, (JKK) I welcome you to Breaking Ground, India’s first ever Ceramics Triennale,” said JKK’s director general Pooja Sood to the large audience. “The JKK aspires to be a centre of excellence across the arts. This Triennale is an expression of ceramic excellence, showing projects from 47 artists from India, Korea, Japan, France, UK, Australia, USA, Germany and Israel.” How it all began “It all started way back in China in 2013 when a number of Indian ceramicists were working to manifest the Indian Pavilion of the Fule International Ceramic Art Museum in the city of Fuping,” says Ray Meeker, the co-founder of Golden Bridge Pottery in Pondicherry. “A few of them started thinking of an Indian ceramics biennale, something which is common in countries such as China and Korea but which has never...