Emotions of the Inorganic

Akiko Hirai

Thursday 22nd October- Saturday 14th November

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About Emotions of the Inorganic

“What are our emotions?” – a question often asked within scientific communities working within artificial intelligence and neuroscience.

How we decide what we like or dislike, deciding what is beautiful or ugly, has interested ceramic artist Akiko Hirai for many years. Finding biological or chemical reactions, environments and the physicality of objects all to be connected, in this collection she makes associations between physical phenomenons, for example the reactions that happen within her kiln, and her own personal emotional input and output.

Using variations of wood ash and a range of firing cycles to create surface effects on the pieces in this collection, Akiko has harnessed the raw materials and reduction firing process to form unique sculptural pieces in reactive combinations that appear to drip with layers of colour and texture.

Akiko Hirai
Large Black Bowl
£528.00
Akiko Hirai
Large Black Bowl
£528.00
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Yunomi Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Cup White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Yunomi Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Yunomi White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Yunomi White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Yunomi White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Yunomi White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Yunomi White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Cup White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Cup White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Cup White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Cup White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Cup Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Cup Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Shot Cup Flower Petal White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Yunomi Flower Petal White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Yunomi Flower Petal Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Yunomi Flower Petal White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Yunomi Flower Petal Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Yunomi Flower Petal Orange
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Yunomi Flower Petal Orange
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Cereal Bowl Flower Petal White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Cereal Bowl Flower Petal White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Cereal Bowl Flower Petal White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Cereal Bowl Flower Petal Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Cereal Bowl Flower Petal Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Cereal Bowl Flower Petal Orange
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Cereal Bowl Flower Petal Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Cereal Bowl Flower Petal Orange
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Cereal Bowl Flower Petal Orange
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Dobin Teapot White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Dobin Teapot Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Jug White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Grey Speckle Teapot
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Micro Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Shot Cup Faceted Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Shot Cup Faceted White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Dry Kohiki Shot Cup Faceted Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle White
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Still Life Bottle Grey
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Micro Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Micro Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Micro Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Micro Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
‘Static White’ Small White Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Small Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Large Black Bowl
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Large White Bowl
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Large White Bowl
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
‘Water Bomb’ Small Tsubo
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Cocoon
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Cocoon
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Cocoon
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Cocoon
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Green Tsubo
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Tree Vase
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Tree Vase
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Tree Vase
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Tall White Textured Vase
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Plate
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Plate
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Plate
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Plate
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
‘Finally’ Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
‘Snow’ Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
‘Tokeru’ Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
‘Gokudo’ Moon Jar
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Large Poppy Pod Vessel
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Plate
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Poppy Pod Vessel
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Poppy Pod Vessel
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Poppy Pod Vessel
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Poppy Pod Vessel
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Poppy Pod Vessel
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Poppy Pod Vessel
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Poppy Pod Vessel
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Poppy Pod Vessel
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Poppy Pod Vessel
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Sake Choco
SOLD
Akiko Hirai
Sake Choco
SOLD

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