Going to Pot: On the Endurance of the Earth

Whitehead, Peter
September 2011
Framework: The Journal of Cinema & Media;Fall2011, Vol. 52 Issue 2, p940
Academic Journal
The article presents a reprint of the essay "Going to Pot: On the Endurance of the Earth," by Peter Whitehead, which appeared in the Winter 2008 issue of the magazine "Artesian." It explores the author's pottery and his view on the connection of pot-making and images of death considering his earlier obsessions with Egyptology and crystallography. It also notes the calmness and peace that pottery has brought into his life and the sense of connectedness with nature when making pots.


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