Mud Sticks – a talk by ceramicist Chris Keenan

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Come and meet acclaimed ceramicist and Make it Slow exhibitor Chris Keenan at a lunchtime talk at Woodend, Scarborough on Friday 15 November. Chris will explain his decision to walk away from his life as an actor to explore the world of clay. From being the first apprentice to potter Edmund de Waal, to running his own London ceramics studio, Chris talks about the development of his work over the … Read More →

What is Slow?

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You might be wondering where the inspiration for Make it Slow came from – here’s a little background: “The Slow philosophy is not about doing everything at a snail’s pace. It’s about seeking to do everything at the right speed.” Carl Honoré’s book, In Praise of Slow. The Slow Movement is a cultural shift towards slowing down certain aspects of our lives so that we can reconnect with the simple, … Read More →