My sculls

My sculls allowed me to understand how ceramics has been developed in Jingdezhen for hundreds of years, and also allowed me to make contact with its residents.

img_8116 img_8104img_8125img_7938In the old ceramics factories tasks were strictly divided, and, still today, small family companies specialize in only one part of the ceramics process. Communication was a challenge, but even though we didn’t have a common language we managed to understand each other.

The teeth are sculptured by hand and make each piece unique. It was a tiresome stage of the process, but somehow a therapeutic one.img_5081-%e5%89%af%e6%9c%acimg_5075-%e5%89%af%e6%9c%acimg_4983-%e5%89%af%e6%9c%acimg_4981-%e5%89%af%e6%9c%acimg_5062-%e5%89%af%e6%9c%acimg_4994-%e5%89%af%e6%9c%acPhoto: Wú Shí Nán and Xiao Tong Ji