Robert Cooper


Robert Cooper is an established maker and ceramics teacher who works in Camberwell in a group studio. He is fascinated by the persistence of artefacts and ideas. He often uses found objects, such as pottery shards from the Thames foreshore, which are imbued with a previous life and function, as a starting point for his work.

He makes ceramic objects in a collage approach to tell stories. Different elements such as clays, oxides and glazes left over from teaching sessions, discontinued ceramic transfers, printed imagery from popular culture and even pieces of previous work are recombined to create new narratives with multiple meanings.

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Archive

2015

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