CROSSING CULTURES: AN INTERVIEW WITH CERAMIC ARTIST VIPOO SRIVILASA – TAASA Review June 2021
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This article was originally found in the June 2021 edition of TAASA Review (Volume 30, Issue 2, Page 15).
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Samantha Littley T hai-Australian ceramicist Vipoo Srivilasa is known for his meticulous blue and white porcelain sculptures, which are informed by his cultural heritage and his life as an expatriate artist in Australia.
He moved here in 1997 to undertake a Graduate Diploma of Arts (Ceramics) at Monash University, Melbourne, completed a Master of Fine Art and Design at the University of Tasmania (1998) and is now based in Melbourne.
The techniques that he uses draw on the Thai tradition of Lai Krarm, or blue and white domestic ware, while his visual language is influenced by the folktales and iconography of his homeland. Bleach IV 2013, Vipoo Srivilasa, Thailand/Australia b.1969, Jingdezhen super white porcelain unglazed, six parts, dimensions variable...