RESIDENCY AT GULDAGERGAARD, DENMARK
From the 2nd November- 14th December, 2015, Verity took part in a ceramic residency, Project Network, at Guldagergaard (International Ceramic Research Center, Denmark). During this time Verity worked with 11 other international artists from countries such as Korea, Canada, America and Switzerland.
‘The aim of Project Network is to create a network and a dialogue within the same generation of emerging artists in ceramic arts. The project supports international exchange and investigations for the future development of the ceramic arts.’
The body of work Verity created during her residency was made in response to her observations of the domestic buildings in the town of Skælskør. Verity was influenced by the rich colours and the highly textured tiled roofs of the Danish houses.
Walking through Skælskør, the streets were empty and still, the houses being the only strong sense of human presence. The forms Verity created reference Skælskør’s shadowy dwellings in the evening. The collection has taken on a life of its own and stands together, a small, still, surreal town.