The teapot symbolizes the precarious balance of life that seeks a point of stability, the vase the simplicity of beauty. The cup is the man born from the explosion of the stars who must fill and enrich himself with experience and knowledge during life.
Performance installation on the importance of artistic / craft work and focused on years of research in the world of ceramics. Protagonist is the one who chooses whether to drink tea in my company while talking about ceramic in a handmade cup or in an industrial cup. The title “The choice” implies the will to bring to life and welcome a work born of ingenuity handcrafted rather than an industrial design piece. Unique imperfect or standardized perfection?
Debora Ciolli is a Tuscan ceramist who was born in Florence and has been working in her workshop on the Mediterranean sea for more than 20 years. She experiments with traditional and innovative techniques and style, from Italian maiolica to high temperatures stoneware, for her sculptures that she calls “Tales of Earth” inspired by nature, by dreamlike world of childhood and by women’s liveliness. Her artworks are part of several private and public collections in Italy and abroad.
Debora Ciolli è una ceramista toscana nata a Firenze e da più di 20 anni lavora nel suo laboratorio sul mar Mediterraneo. Sperimenta tecniche e stili tradizionali e innovativi, dalla maiolica italiana al gres ad alte temperature, per le sue sculture che chiama “Tales of Earth” ispirate alla natura, al mondo onirico dell”infanzia e alla vivacità femminile. Le sue opere fanno parte di numerose collezioni private e pubbliche in Italia e all’estero.