The work of Alexander Thierry uses clay as the material to illustrate his feelings of the loss of family traditions. His memories are tied to furniture pieces from his grandparents’ home. By telling stories, this thesis describes traditions, people, and material to depict emotion and his thoughts on loss. This thesis directly describes his thesis exhibition that took place in April 2017 and how his current work was situated in the space. His thoughts on material choices and future projects are explored along with a brief look at past work leading up to the exhibition.
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