Lyn Ang is an architect and ceramicist whose dualistic approach allows the work of one discipline to inform the other.
The ceramics are wheel thrown, small batch, artisanal and thematic. Each batch of work is conceived of as a miniature architectural exploration of finish, form and functionality.
Her focus is on a simplicity of form, derived through a process of reduction to what is necessary, functional and elegant - the making of objects that are pleasing to hold and use.
She graduated from the Bartlett School of Architecture, UCL. After fourteen years of industry experience Lyn founded Piquant Collective Architects in 2019.
Sophie Alda an artist, designer, maker and facilitator working with:
-The production and development of objects exploring the relationship between the functional, the sculptural and the narratively suggestive, approaching materiality and tactility in a playful way, rejecting the hierarchy of the practically useful/ art object within craft or otherwise.
-Co-operation - creating the space and structure to facilitate production and community, skill sharing, interdisciplinary collaboration and independence in a precarious environment. She was a founding member of London's Clay Collective in 2015 and Counterslip Clay in 2019
Phil Root works primarily with paint, clay and textiles, the output from the studio often being displayed in assemblages or installations. Graduating from Goldsmiths College in 2006 he has been exploring specific histories and how they reflect our relationship to nature and our place within the world. Phil took up residency at Wysing Arts Centre in 2011 where he co-founded The Grantchester Pottery with artist Giles Round and in 2016 they were awarded the Freelands Lomax Ceramics Fellowship at Camden Arts Centre. He is also co-founder of Caraboo Projects in Bristol and visiting lecturer at University of West England. Recent exhibitions include: Lunar Gardening, Kingsgate Project Space, London, 2019, How Small a Thought, Margate Festival, 2019, Host, Intersession, Northampton, 2018 (with Jacqui Hallum) and Sightings, Caraboo Projects, Bristol, 2018.