Recycled China Process

Porcelain crushing

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Flawed Plates, Jingdezhen, China

Flawed Plates, Jingdezhen, China

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Bai Jiu Bottle Factory, Jingdezhen, China

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Flawed Baijiu Bottles, Jingdezhen, China

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This new process and the resulting works are a result of an ongoing collaboration with a small, family-owned aluminum foundry in northern Beijing. While normally producing parts for machinery, the foundry agreed to let us use the site for a series of material experiments. Perhaps the most rewarding result of this project has been how this shared material exploration has been a conduit for cultural exchange between ourselves and the men and women working at the factory.

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photo courtesy of Alec Schramek

Aluminum Foundry, Beijing, China

Photo courtesy of Filipa Reis