Clay Work > Politics on My Plate: Serving Our Daily News La Politique à l'assiette: les nouvelles au menu

The cursive text was gathered from one day of news on May 12, 2017. This commemorative plate had its first firing in the kiln on World Press Freedom Day.
Clay, Underglaze, Glaze and Slip
6 x 33 x 33cm
2017
$295
The Shitstem
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6 x 33 x 33cm
2017
$295
Girl Guides of Canada cancelled all trips to or through the US citing their commitment to being “inclusive and diverse.”
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6 x 33 x 33cm
2017
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Facebook, with its 2 billion daily users and massive computational power, has changed our views on privacy. Facebook recently bought Instagram and on it goes. Has our privacy become a commodity to exchange for access to technology?
Clay, Underglaze, Glaze and Slip
6 x 33 x 33cm
2017
$295
In Canada, the five most commonly used words in facebook status updates are: day, hangover, loud, ticket and word.* Clearly, most of what we write is a bit inane. We click, tap, swipe 100’s of times a day on our mini computers with their mesmerizing scree
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41 x 39 x 9cm
2018
Taken together, Alberta and Saskatchewan have the highest greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions per capita in the world.  If a country, these two provinces would be in a league of their own with emission levels three times those of the worst two GHG emitters, th
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33 x 33 x 6cm
2018
My daughter and her baby arrived at the Ottawa Airport with two mini sticks to take as gifts for her brother and his new baby in Calgary. They were confiscated by security.  She sent a wry text to her husband about the loss, “It’s a small price to pay for
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33 x 33 x 6cm
2018
From the counter I picked up a yellow plastic stick with Stephen Harper’s face and asked the sales person, “What’s this?” She replied, “A fly swatter. It’s our best seller.”
Clay and ceramic xides
6 x 33 x 33cm
2017
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The three Graces from Greek mythology have become entwined over time with the Christian virtues of faith, hope, and charity. The image reproduced of the Graces is based on a Raphael painting, but without the apples. In a mural, also from the 14th century,
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33 x 33 x 6cm
2018
Online advertisers use precise algorithms to predict and understand our buying habits.
Clay, glaze, and photographic decal
6 x 33 x 33cm
2017
$295
I made this as a retirement gift for my husband when he finished his career as managing director of Union Development with the Canadian Union of Public Employees (CUPE), Canada's largest union.   He adopted the adage, “What you pay attention to grows” and
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62 x 24 x 24cm
2018

Politics On My Plate: Serving Our Daily News
April 5 - May 8, 2018 AOE Arts Council, Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Blvd., Ottawa, ON Monday-Friday 9am - 5pm. www.artsoe.ca
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La politique à l'assiette: les nouvelles au menu
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