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Professor Sebastian Blackie: Interrogating the material world through the heat of the potters kiln

Thursday, 20 March, 2014 - 18:30 to 20:30
The Silk Mill
Derby
DE1 3AF
United Kingdom
In the past potters made glazes empirically. They gathered rocks, clay & ashes and blended them to develop glazes by trial and error. Look at examples using the urban landscape as a source of materials. See how his invention, the newspaper kiln, can be made to fire pottery or used in performance.
Booking details: 
Book online http://www.derby.ac.uk/stempunk/science-engineering-week/index.html
Category: 
General Science, Technology
Age group: 
All
Contact details
Bev
Reardon
Public
B.Reardon@Derby.ac.uk
01332 593249
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