260 Fingers and the Philosophy of Ubuntu

Murray, Paula
May 2013
Ceramics Technical;May-Oct2013, Issue 36, p16
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the annual exhibition "260 Fingers" at the Glebe Community Centre in Ottawa, Ontario which was founded by potter Chandler Swain and celebrates the African philosophy of Ubuntu. The article discusses potters who participated in the event, a party held to celebrate the exhibition and the number of visitors and sales the exhibition attracts annually. The article also discusses the significance of cooperation between individuals, cultures and nations that the exhibition helps to promote.


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