©2019 by Morgan Stockton.

Bullring Open Air Market, SHopping Centr

INSPIRED, BY THE CONTEMPORARY GLASS SOCIETY AT LONDON GLASSBLOWING

31ST MAY 2019 - 15TH JUNE 2019

My inspiration for Coiled 2 was the Rotunda being built in 1963. Birmingham’s architectural, industrial and manufacturing heritage informs my work conceptually and aesthetically, using a restricted colour palette of greys to bring this to the foreground.


To create my work, I use an experimental approach to traditional cage blowing. I am actively investigating my personal heritage within Birmingham as well as my grandparents’ histories with the materials that we share a passion for and how this influences my practice. My grandfather worked at Metal Spinners Birmingham and my great-grandfather was a glassblower for Chance Brothers and Company, once a leading glass manufacturer and pioneer of British glassmaking technology in Smethwick, Birmingham.

Coiled 2

Blown glass with steel grid wire

https://londonglassblowing.co.uk/exhibition/inspired/

 
 
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