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Potsherds

Sculpture by Canadian artist Keeley Haftner

Potsherds

Potsherds

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  Potsherds  is a process-driven project begun in 2014 involving the collecting, accessioning, and tumbling of broken ceramic shards found in the artists daily life. Currently comprising of 300 lbs of processed ceramic material, the work acts as a sort of reverse archaeology, producing masses of human fragments of a significance eroded by both abrasion and abundance.

Potsherds is a process-driven project begun in 2014 involving the collecting, accessioning, and tumbling of broken ceramic shards found in the artists daily life. Currently comprising of 300 lbs of processed ceramic material, the work acts as a sort of reverse archaeology, producing masses of human fragments of a significance eroded by both abrasion and abundance.