AfterGlow: New Nordic Porcelain
Glenn Adamson, Neil Brownsword, André Gali, Mirjam Gelfer-Jørgensen, Ulrika Schaeder, Elise Simonsson, Peder Valle
Kunsthall Grenland, Clay Keramikmuseum Danmark, Gustavsbergs Porslinsmuseum & Arnoldsche, 2022
AfterGlow documents the New Nordic Porcelain Forum, a project which focuses on the Nordic tradition of porcelain production. The focal point is the establishment of a collaboration between thirteen ceramic artists from the Scandinavian regions, who gathered for a residency in Denmark in 2019 and in 2021 for a two-week stay in various workshops associated with porcelain production in Norway, Sweden, and Finland.
This publication not only serves as an exhibition catalogue; it also gives insights into the important industrial and design histories of northern Europe, as well as into today’s use of porcelain as an artistic medium. In doing so, it is hoped that the production of Nordic contemporary ceramics will advance in a new collaborative praxis in order to transform and therefore preserve this important cultural heritage.
The artists: Heidi Bjørgan, Ane Fabricius Christiansen, Michael Geertsen, Ann-Britt Haglund, Mette Hannemann, Kirsi Kivivirta, Veera Kulju, Irene Nordli, Pauliina Pöllänen, Andrea Scholze, Anne Tophøj, Martin Woll Godal, Karol Zarbock