Lubna Chowdhary announced as next V&A Ceramic Resident

Lubna Chowdhary in her London Studio

We are delighted to announce that Lubna Chowdhary will be the next V&A Ceramics Resident during the period April to September 2017.

Lubna has been working in the field of ceramics for over 25 years during which time, the nature and application of her work has moved between sculpture, design and craft. Her projects are largely commissioned, sometimes self-initiated and eventually find their place in the street, the gallery, the home, or public and commercial spaces.

Chromatic Landscape, detail, Lubna Chowdhary, 2011.

In her work she assimilates ideas and aesthetics from Eastern and Western worlds and examines the relationships between them, contrasting languages of ‘Horror Vacui’ (fear of empty space), commonly attributed to the visual traditions of the East, and the economy of Western Modernism. By forging relationships between disparate entities, patterns and visual references, she creates an ambiguous interplay between the familiar and the unrecognized.

In creating the work, there is a pleasure in materials and the skill of manual production. Attention is paid to building, ordering, composing, accumulating, in an effort to recreate the complexity and visual excitement of the environment we inhabit.

Supported by Maurice and Rosemary Lambert

2 thoughts on “Lubna Chowdhary announced as next V&A Ceramic Resident

Julia Landes:

Is Lubna doing courses for students in this time, or/and can we visit her working?

Denise seneviratne:

I would really like to do a ceramic course with lubna
Is she doing any ?
Denise

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