Many cultures have discovered the properties of clay and have made vases as a tool to help carry out their daily lives. The knowledge to manipulate and fire clay has helped develop civilization to the point where we are today, the Anthropocene. It has become harder to differentiate between the artificial and the natural in the Anthropocene when there is evidence of human activity on almost all surfaces of the Earth. Ion Fukazawa explores the human races’ struggle to understand their own identity as a species to where they lie on the spectrum between the artificial and the natural.
As a young artist emerging into the ceramic scene, his talent for sculpture is unparalleled.