Jonathan Middlemiss 

ceramics

 

 

" Between the moment of seeing something and the sense we then make of it lies a place of  questioning. For me it is the most alive place in our consciousness, bringing the unconscious to life through processes of emotional recognition and rationalizing our references. My work takes the energy of polarities, formal contradictions, impacts and merging as the beginning of a journey to this place.

Inspiration comes from many sources - geometry in the western Mystical Tradition, Vajrayana Buddhism, the uplifting quality of wild and remote landscapes, ancient traditions that revere the land and the Earth's wisdom, among others.

An article in Ceramic Review on recent influences - 'Fields of Perception'