FINE CHINA ­ NEW DIRECTIONS FOR JINGDEZHEN – TAASA Review December 2014

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This article was originally found in the December 2014 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 23, Issue 4, Page 15).

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Georgina Hooper T he insight of working and living as an artist in residence for three months last year in Jingdezhen challenged my perceptions of the concept `made in China’.

This unique opportunity I had, to live, learn and work with and amongst the highly skilled ceramic community of Jingdezhen and its international community of artists further opened my eyes to the potential for global artistic exchange in this country of cultural fecundity and flux. Cephalopod cups, Georgina Hooper, 2013, underglaze painting on porcelain.

Photo courtesy Georgina Hooper Described as China’s porcelain capital, Jingdezhen is located in the Northeast of Jiangxi Province...